Customer Service | Help | FAQ | PEP-Easy | Report a Data Error | About
:
Login
Tip: To turn on (or off) thumbnails in the list of videos….

PEP-Web Tip of the Day

To visualize a snapshot of a Video in PEP Web, simply turn on the Preview feature located above the results list of the Videos Section.

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

Schwaber, E. (1979). On the 'Self' Within the Matrix of Analytic Theory—Some Clinical Reflections and Reconsiderations. Int. J. Psycho-Anal., 60:467-479.

(1979). International Journal of Psycho-Analysis, 60:467-479

On the 'Self' Within the Matrix of Analytic Theory—Some Clinical Reflections and Reconsiderations

Evelyne Schwaber

SUMMARY

This paper attempts to consider how the emergence of new viewpoints on the theoretical understanding of the 'self' as a psychic phenomenon will reflect important nuances for analytic listening and necessitate some fundamental theoretical reconsiderations. Kohut's formulations are highlighted as having made a unique impact in these areas. Shifting dimensions of analytic listening, bearing on the conceptualization of the meaning of 'empathy', may permit more subtle elucidation of a developmental ontogeny of the 'self', viewed in its creative, maturational, as well as pathological lights. Striking parallels with current directions in infancy research suggest that a special bonus of such exploration may be the offer of a bridge between the fields of analytic and infant observation.

[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 © 2021, 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.