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De La Vega, G. (1960). Revista De Psicoanálisis. XVI, 1959: Symposium on Interrelationship Among Analysts. Pp. 319-492.. Psychoanal Q., 29:601-602.
Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing: Revista De Psicoanálisis. XVI, 1959: Symposium on Interrelationship Among Analysts. Pp. 319-492.

(1960). Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 29:601-602

Revista De Psicoanálisis. XVI, 1959: Symposium on Interrelationship Among Analysts. Pp. 319-492.

Gabriel De La Vega

This issue is a symposium on the relation of analysts to outside groups and laymen, relationships among analysts and their different 'schools', relationships of analysts within one school, and the relationships among analysts, teachers, and candidates. Since justice cannot be done to all of the nineteen papers included in the symposium, the best one can do is to give a glimpse of some of the observations in the hope that the interested reader may refer to the articles more fully.

Leon Grinberg stresses the narcissistic gratifications involved in the analyst's work, the need to maintain or obtain prestige, the looking for a refuge in long working hours, and the masochism involved, as potential sources of conflict within analysts. Angel Garma discusses the fact that the analysis of candidates cannot have the same effect as patient-analysis because of the artifacts: e.g., the analyst participates in the curriculum, the candidate has social and scientific

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proximity to the analyst and accepts patients from other teachers and colleagues. Garma stresses the fact that an analyst may have psychological attitudes which increase his aggressivity against more fully-analyzed colleagues. Working conditions may not be satisfactory either, i.e., the analyst has to deny himself many instinctual and economic gratifications; his work is constantly being criticized; he has to identify himself with the patients for long periods of time. Garma compares a surgeon's work with sadism, and the analyst's with scoptophilia. The analyst obtains intense libidinal gratifications in a controlled way through observing the genital activities of his patients. An analyst may still harbor deep resentment against analysis itself, against his own analyst and his teachers, which tend to mobilize his castration fears and hence make for poor relationships with his colleagues. Since the layman very often has feelings of distrust or hostility toward analysts, the introjection of this hostility and then its projection against one's fellow men also help to create painful aggressions against his colleagues.

This symposium includes articles by many other authors, which are of equal interest to the analyst.

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Article Citation

De La Vega, G. (1960). Revista De Psicoanálisis. XVI, 1959. Psychoanal. Q., 29:601-602

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