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Laor, N. Agassi, J. (1986). The Scientific Status of Psychoanalysis: Lacan Contra Freud. Psychoanal. Contemp. Thought, 9(3):465-492.
  

(1986). Psychoanalysis and Contemporary Thought, 9(3):465-492

The Scientific Status of Psychoanalysis: Lacan Contra Freud

Nathaniel Laor, M.D., Ph.D. and Joseph Agassi, Ph.D.

There is no other resistance to analysis than that of the analyst himself.

Lacan, 1977, p. 235

Jacques Lacan is among the most original thinkers within psychoanalytic tradition and this despite the fact that he was officially expelled from the International Psychoanalytic Association.1 Only he was sufficiently concerned with the scientific status of psychoanalysis to bravely suggest certain modifications to fundamental theoretical tenets.2

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