Customer Service | Help | FAQ | Report a Data Error | About
:
Login
Tip: To quickly return from a journal’s Table of Contents to the Table of Volumes…

PEP-Web Tip of the Day

You can return with one click from a journal’s Table of Contents (TOC) to the Table of Volumes simply by clicking on “Volume n” at the top of the TOC (where n is the volume number).

For the complete list of tips, see PEP-Web Tips on the PEP-Web support page.

Barrows, P. (1995). Oedipal Issues at 4 and 44. Psychoanal. Psychother., 9(1):85-96.

(1995). Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, 9(1):85-96

Oedipal Issues at 4 and 44

Paul Barrows

In this paper I suggest that the way in which the Oedipal situation is negotiated is fundamentally determined by the internal orientation of the patient towards the issue of knowledge — in particular, knowledge of the existence of the parental couple. Material is brought from two female patients — one 4 and the other 44 — to illustrate this point, and the parallells that exist despite the difference of age and the consequent different form that the material takes. I also illustrate the particular use made of the defences of omniscience and disavowal in both cases, and the changes that took place in this regard through the therapeutic process.

[This is a summary or excerpt from the full text of the book or article. The full text of the document is available to subscribers.]

Copyright © 2017, Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing, ISSN 2472-6982 Customer Service | Help | FAQ | Download PEP Bibliography | Report a Data Error | About

WARNING! This text is printed for personal use. It is copyright to the journal in which it originally appeared. It is illegal to redistribute it in any form.