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De La Vega, G. (1967). Revista De Psicoanalisis. XXII, 1965: A Symposium on the Criteria for the Selection of Candidates for Psychoanalysis. Pieter J. van der Leeuw. Pp. 253-262.. Psychoanal Q., 36:322.

(1967). Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 36:322

Revista De Psicoanalisis. XXII, 1965: A Symposium on the Criteria for the Selection of Candidates for Psychoanalysis. Pieter J. van der Leeuw. Pp. 253-262.

Review by:
Gabriel De La Vega

American and European methods of selecting candidates are compared. The author feels that the selection of the right candidates is the weakest link in the teaching of psychoanalysis. The important points to be considered are: 1, ability to be introspective; 2, capacity to identify (whether of a mature or a narcissistic type); 3, empathy or emotional knowledge (comprehension); 4, autoanalytic capacity; 5, insight versus blind spots and limitations; 6, the candidate's analysis should be experienced as something new and in the realm of a discovery; 7, integrity of character in the candidate; 8, the ability of progressive maturation; 9, emotional tone in relationship to other people; and 10, the ability to tolerate solitude in the interpersonal relationship. These points are evaluated in interviews with candidates. The main effort is geared to rule out the so-called 'good students' in order to determine whether they have a rigid and fixed character or have neurotic conflicts including detachment and depersonalization.

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