Login
Reider, N. (1945). Observations on the Use of Chess in the Therapy of an Adolescent Boy: Joan Fleming and Samuel M. Strong. Psa. Rev., XXX, 1943, pp. 399–416.. Psychoanal Q., 14:562.

Welcome to PEP Web!

Viewing the full text of this document requires a subscription to PEP Web.

If you are coming in from a university from a registered IP address or secure referral page you should not need to log in. Contact your university librarian in the event of problems.

If you have a personal subscription on your own account or through a Society or Institute please put your username and password in the box below. Any difficulties should be reported to your group administrator.

Username:
Password:

Can't remember your username and/or password? If you have forgotten your username and/or password please click here and log in to the PaDS database. Once there you need to fill in your email address (this must be the email address that PEP has on record for you) and click "Send." Your username and password will be sent to this email address within a few minutes. If this does not work for you please contact your group organizer.

Athens or federation user? Login here.

Not already a subscriber? Order a subscription today.

Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing: Observations on the Use of Chess in the Therapy of an Adolescent Boy: Joan Fleming and Samuel M. Strong. Psa. Rev., XXX, 1943, pp. 399–416.

(1945). Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 14:562

Observations on the Use of Chess in the Therapy of an Adolescent Boy: Joan Fleming and Samuel M. Strong. Psa. Rev., XXX, 1943, pp. 399–416.

Norman Reider

Improvement in an isolated, schizoid youth of sixteen took place after he became interested in chess. It provided an outlet for his hostile impulses in a nonretaliatory situation. The authors stress the dynamics in the use of the game, showing that it is a social experience which necessitates abiding by rules, taking into consideration the wishes and acts of another person, and wherein intense interpersonal relations are possible in a brief period. Good use was made of the patient's digressions from the game and his newly acquired ability to speak about his feelings, fantasies and dreams which the particular emotional situation of the game touched off. The report also demonstrates how the fact that chess is a game, and not real, enabled the patient to exert some conscious control over his feelings and thus learn to master them to a limited extent.


WARNING! This text is printed for the personal use of the PEPWeb subscriber and is copyright to the Journal in which it originally appeared. It is illegal to copy, distribute or circulate it in any form.
- 562 -

Article Citation

Reider, N. (1945). Observations on the Use of Chess in the Therapy of an Adolescent Boy. Psychoanal. Q., 14:562

Copyright © 2014, Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing. Help | About | Download PEP Bibliography | Report a Problem

WARNING! This text is printed for the personal use of the subscriber to PEP Web and is copyright to the Journal in which it originally appeared. It is illegal to copy, distribute or circulate it in any form whatsoever.