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Ornstein, P.H. Ornstein, A. (2003). The Function of Theory in Psychoanalysis: A Self Psychological Perspective. Psychoanal Q., 72(1):157-182.

(2003). Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 72(1):157-182

The Function of Theory in Psychoanalysis: A Self Psychological Perspective

Paul H. Ornstein, M.D. and Anna Ornstein, M.D.

Although aware of a lack of consensus in the literature about the exact nature of the relationship between psychoanalytic theory and the clinical process, the authors contend that the analyst's theory(ies) are inextricably intertwined with the treatment process. Two clinical case examples are presented to illustrate this and to highlight the authors' discussion of the empathic mode of listening and its role in self psychology, as well as the selfobject transferences and the interpretive process in self psychology.

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