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Moody, R. (2008). In Praise of Resistance. Contemp. Psychoanal., 44(2):295-300.

(2008). Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 44(2):295-300

In Praise of Resistance

Rick Moody

The author urges analytic respect for individuals' resistance to interpretation and explication. The paradoxical landscape where the creative self thrives is preserved in the tension between the desire to explicate and the desire to resist explication.

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