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Kavka, J. (1976). The Analysis of Phallic Narcissism. Int. R. Psycho-Anal., 3:277-282.

(1976). International Review of Psycho-Analysis, 3:277-282

The Analysis of Phallic Narcissism

Jerome Kavka


Memories of falling in one or another way are associated with infantile grandiose fantasies of flying which reflect unintegrated aspects of a patient's narcissistic development. Analysis of underlying self-object failures of differentiation through the transference reactivation of grandiose fantasies permit a reshaping of such fantasies and their integration into the self organization, thus facilitating a more complete resolution of phallic and oedipal phase conflicts.

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