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(1959). International Journal of Psychoanalysis. XXXIX, 1958: Some Observations on the Psychopathology of Hypochondriacal States. Herbert Rosenfeld. Pp. 121-124.. Psychoanal Q., 28:278-278.
Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing: International Journal of Psychoanalysis. XXXIX, 1958: Some Observations on the Psychopathology of Hypochondriacal States. Herbert Rosenfeld. Pp. 121-124.

(1959). Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 28:278-278

International Journal of Psychoanalysis. XXXIX, 1958: Some Observations on the Psychopathology of Hypochondriacal States. Herbert Rosenfeld. Pp. 121-124.

Chronic hypochondriasis is more than regression: it is a defense against a confusional state with which the ego has been otherwise unable to cope. The ego splits the confusional state from the mental sphere, converting it into the hypochondriacal symptoms. Oral sadism is prominent in such situations.

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(1959). International Journal of Psychoanalysis. XXXIX, 1958. Psychoanal. Q., 28:278-278

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