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O’Shaughnessy, E. (2016). Edna O’Shaughnessy on 'What is a Clinical Fact?'. PEP/UCL Top Authors Project, 1(1):5.

(2016). PEP/UCL Top Authors Project, 1(1):5

Edna O’Shaughnessy on 'What is a Clinical Fact?' Related Papers

An Interview with:
Edna O’Shaughnessy,

Edna O’Shaughnessy discusses the particular nature of the evidence that psychoanalysis makes available. She argues that the peculiar kind of conversation that takes place in psychoanalysis yields clinical facts that can provide us with evidence about psychic reality. She highlights the distinction between a truth claim and a claim of infallibility and discusses the relationship of the concept of the clinical fact to Bion’s concept of the selected fact.

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