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(2017). Working in the Shadow of the Election: The Day After, Part II At Work in the Aftermath of the Trump Victory: Editors’ Introduction. Psychoanal. Dial., 27(3):354.

(2017). Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 27(3):354


Working in the Shadow of the Election: The Day After, Part II At Work in the Aftermath of the Trump Victory: Editors’ Introduction

In the previous issue (Vol. 27, Issue 2), we invited members of the Psychoanalytic Dialogues editorial group and others to write brief reports on their work with patients in the days following the presidential election in November. As we noted in introducing that collection of brief reflections, these experiences raise questions and challenges about the boundaries of psychoanalytic technique and the analytic relationship at times of shared uncertainty and vulnerability. We expressed the hope that this journal can be an island of support for those of us who are troubled and bewildered in the present moment, as citizens, therapists, and patients. The vignettes that follow constitute a continuation of that project. In this issue, the first group of vignettes is followed by a brief introduction to a second group that is organized around the theme of “radioactive identifications,” introduced by Adrienne Harris. As we indicated in the introduction to the previous issue’s postelection pieces, we invite you to comment on the following vignettes and to send along some of your own for posting on our Psychoanalytic Dialogues blog (

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