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Reed, G.S. (2003). Spatial Metaphors of the Mind. Psychoanal Q., 72(1):97-129.

(2003). Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 72(1):97-129

Spatial Metaphors of the Mind

Gail S. Reed, Ph.D.

A case in which the author began to understand her patient as “collapsing the space between them,” rather than as continuing only to free associate, is the occasion for a contemplation of the way psychoanalytic theory effects a transition between what is inner, or lived, and outer, or experienced. Metaphor is seen as the agent of this transition. The author discusses metaphor in relation to the case described, while also examining spatial metaphors of mind in classical analysis and in Kleinian theory. It is suggested that both may be integrated in a third metaphorical-spatial construct, Green's analytic space.

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