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PEP-Easy Tip: To save PEP-Easy to the home screen

PEP-Web Tip of the Day

To start PEP-Easy without first opening your browser–just as you would start a mobile app, you can save a shortcut to your home screen.

First, in Chrome or Safari, depending on your platform, open PEP-Easy from You want to be on the default start screen, so you have a clean workspace.

Then, depending on your mobile device…follow the instructions below:


  1. Tap on the share icon Action navigation bar and tab bar icon
  2. In the bottom list, tap on ‘Add to home screen’
  3. In the “Add to Home” confirmation “bubble”, tap “Add”

On Android:

  1. Tap on the Chrome menu (Vertical Ellipses)
  2. Select “Add to Home Screen” from the menu


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

Sass, L.A. (1999). Hoffman's Ritual and Spontaneity. J. Amer. Psychoanal. Assn., 47(3):899-906.

(1999). Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 47(3):899-906

Hoffman's Ritual and Spontaneity Related Papers

Louis A. Sass

In this issue we introduce a new format for the JAPA Review of Books. In our first Book Forum, Irwin Z. Hoffman's Ritual and Spontaneity in the Psychoanalytic Process is evaluated by three reviewers—Jessica Benjamin, Lawrence Friedman, and Louis Sass. Each provides in-depth commentary on this important new contribution to the psychoanalytic literature. Their reviews are followed by an equally thoughtful reply by the author. In this manner the dialectical-constructivist approach to psychoanalytic work that Hoffman outlines is considered and reconsidered, challenged and defended, and defined and redefined through the perspectives of some of our field's leading thinkers. A particularly unique feature of this dialogue is the backdrop of death and mortality that has long been ignored or minimized by psychoanalytic writers but is brought into bold relief in Hoffman's work. We are certain that readers will be enriched by this exchange. In future issues we hope to repeat this format for other worthy and provocative new contributions to psychoanalytic thought.

—Glen O. Gabbard

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