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Thompson, C.L. (1995). Self-Definition by Opposition: A Consequence of Minority Status. Psychoanal. Psychol., 12(4):533-545.

(1995). Psychoanalytic Psychology, 12(4):533-545

Self-Definition by Opposition: A Consequence of Minority Status

Cheryl L. Thompson, Ph.D.

The purpose of this article is to describe within a multi-faceted psychodynamic approach the effect of race in an African American patient population. The patients discussed herein are primarily middle class and were seen in psychoanalytic psychotherapy. I utilize Pine's (1990) recent clinical synthesis describing the four psychologies currently used in psychoanalytic theory construction and treatment.

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