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Rosenfeld, D. (1992). Psychic Changes in the Paternal Image. Int. J. Psycho-Anal., 73:757-771.

(1992). International Journal of Psycho-Analysis, 73:757-771

Psychic Changes in the Paternal Image

David Rosenfeld


My main objective in this article is to show the changes which take place in the inner world of a young patient after his father's suicide, and the identifications he goes through. I hope the clinical material presented succeeds in doing so.

We can also see the solid primary identifications which made it possible for this patient to get better and achieve a cure.

It was not my aim to embark on a theoretical discussion of primary and secondary identification, an extremely complex subject in the writings of Freud.

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