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After you perform a search, you can sort the articles by Year. This will rearrange the results of your search chronologically, displaying the earliest published articles first. This feature is useful to trace the development of a specific psychoanalytic concept through time.

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(1960). Psychiatry. XXII, 1959: Further Considerations of the 'Cold, Sick' Husband. H. Waldo Bird and Peter A. Martin. Pp. 250-254.. Psychoanal Q., 29:294-295.
Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing: Psychiatry. XXII, 1959: Further Considerations of the 'Cold, Sick' Husband. H. Waldo Bird and Peter A. Martin. Pp. 250-254.

(1960). Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 29:294-295

Psychiatry. XXII, 1959: Further Considerations of the 'Cold, Sick' Husband. H. Waldo Bird and Peter A. Martin. Pp. 250-254.

This sequel to the preceding paper presents a more detailed evaluation of the fourteen husbands. While they varied considerably in overt psychopathology and ego strength, these men had the following in common: 1. An unusual capacity to endure external and intrapsychic stresses. Most of them had 'come up the

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hard way' and each of them in the course of his marriage was obliged to endure the abuse, criticism, and complaining of his wife, while being forced to work extremely hard to pay for her impulsive activities and medical care. 2. Contrary to their wives' assertions, they manifested warmth and responsibility in their interpersonal relations. 3. They revealed a marked capacity to mature. 4. They not only responded favorably to psychotherapy but this response was essential for successful psychotherapy with the wives.

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Article Citation

(1960). Psychiatry. XXII, 1959. Psychoanal. Q., 29:294-295

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