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Arlow, J.A. (1960). Fantasy Systems in Twins. Psychoanal Q., 29:175-199.

(1960). Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 29:175-199

Fantasy Systems in Twins

Jacob A. Arlow, M.D.


Following an outline of the literature and some observations from mythology, the analyses of two adult males from separate sets of reputedly identical twins are used as the basis for discussing fantasy systems, especially as they relate to twinship,

to the vicissitudes of certain drive conflicts, and to problems of object choice among twins.

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