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After you perform a search, you can sort the articles by Year. This will rearrange the results of your search chronologically, displaying the earliest published articles first. This feature is useful to trace the development of a specific psychoanalytic concept through time.

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Weiss, H. (2020). A brief history of the super-ego with an introduction to three papers. Int. J. Psycho-Anal., 101(4):724-734.

(2020). International Journal of Psycho-Analysis, 101(4):724-734

A brief history of the super-ego with an introduction to three papers

Heinz Weiss

The paper gives a survey of the origin of the concept of the super-ego in Freud’s work and its further elaboration within the different psychoanalytic traditions. It introduces three papers on the perverse and psychotic super-ego, the development of the concept in Bion’s work and its significance for psychoanalytic social psychology.

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