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Fonagy, P. (2013). There is Room for Even More Doublethink: The Perilous Status of Psychoanalytic Research. Psychoanal. Dial., 23(1):116-122.

(2013). Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 23(1):116-122

There is Room for Even More Doublethink: The Perilous Status of Psychoanalytic Research

Peter Fonagy, FBA

The opposition between psychoanalysis and systematic interdisciplinary research is to be regretted. The target article attempts to bridge the intellectual divide and for this aim as well as the intellectual adroitness shown it is to be celebrated. Much harder to understand is the high level of affect generated by the debate. Accusations of “doublethink” are helpful. The present paper, like the target paper it follows, attempts to develop an understanding of the position of those who are categorically opposed to interdisciplinary systematic research linked to psychoanalysis. Appreciating the perspective of those deeply opposed to such work could help to create a shared agenda from which our troubled discipline could benefit. This is predicated on the possibility of an open collegial dialogue which this journal was founded to create.

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