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Orange, D.M. Stolorow, R.D. (1998). Self-Disclosure from the Perspective Of Intersubjectivity Theory. Psychoanal. Inq., 18(4):530-537.

(1998). Psychoanalytic Inquiry, 18(4):530-537

Self-Disclosure from the Perspective Of Intersubjectivity Theory

Donna M. Orange, Ph.D. and Robert D. Stolorow, Ph.D.

In an earlier contribution (Orange, Atwood, and Stolorow, 1997), we explained that the concept of practice better describes psychoanalytic clinical work than does the venerable notion of technique. We argued that although technique and technical rationality are appropriate in working with things without minds, where more variables can be controlled and experimentation can be replicated, practice and practical wisdom better suit work with human beings. It is no accident that people speak of the “practice” of law and medicine.

The misapplication of the concept of technique in psychoanalysis is nowhere more evident than in discussions of self-disclosure. Only by conceiving of psychoanalysis primarily as an empirical science requiring rigid controls over intervening variables could we imagine that self-disclosure could be regulated by rule or precept or even by “technical recommendation.”

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