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PEP-Easy Tip: To save PEP-Easy to the home screen

PEP-Web Tip of the Day

To start PEP-Easy without first opening your browser–just as you would start a mobile app, you can save a shortcut to your home screen.

First, in Chrome or Safari, depending on your platform, open PEP-Easy from You want to be on the default start screen, so you have a clean workspace.

Then, depending on your mobile device…follow the instructions below:


  1. Tap on the share icon Action navigation bar and tab bar icon
  2. In the bottom list, tap on ‘Add to home screen’
  3. In the “Add to Home” confirmation “bubble”, tap “Add”

On Android:

  1. Tap on the Chrome menu (Vertical Ellipses)
  2. Select “Add to Home Screen” from the menu


For the complete list of tips, see PEP-Web Tips on the PEP-Web support page.

Devereux, G. (1951). Some Criteria for the Timing of Confrontations and Interpretations. Int. J. Psycho-Anal., 32:19-24.

(1951). International Journal of Psycho-Analysis, 32:19-24

Some Criteria for the Timing of Confrontations and Interpretations

George Devereux, Ph.D.


1. Confrontations stimulate rudimentary Gestalten to develop Prägnanz, and are timely when the analyst thinks that once this is achieved, he would be able to interpret them (effect a closure) correctly, even if he had to utilize solely the material already available at the time when the confrontation was made.

2. Interpretations—which reveal the repressed closure element of a neurotic Gestalt —are timely when the material produced by the patient has achieved an unequivocal Prägnanz. When several equally clear-cut ways of completing the Gestalt in a system-adequate manner are possible, the closure-element to be interpreted is the one which is compatible with the patient's main current preoccupations.

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