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Fountain, G. (2000). Speech Acts in Psychoanalytic Discourse. Carl Eduard Scheidt. Pp. 324-337.. Psychoanal Q., 69(1):187-188.
Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing: Speech Acts in Psychoanalytic Discourse. Carl Eduard Scheidt. Pp. 324-337.

(2000). Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 69(1):187-188

Speech Acts in Psychoanalytic Discourse. Carl Eduard Scheidt. Pp. 324-337.

Gerard Fountain

The nature of the psychoanalytic discourse plays an important part in treatment of patients with severe ego pathology. J. L. Austin's theory of speech, especially his distinction between locutionary and nonlocutionary speech, offers

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a way of describing this discourse. Careful attention to how ideas are expressed serves to regulate the transference, and can tell the therapist something about the level of ego function and symbol formation.

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Article Citation

Fountain, G. (2000). Speech Acts in Psychoanalytic Discourse.. Psychoanal. Q., 69(1):187-188

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