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Eissler, K.R. Garcia, E.E. (2000). Living in History and Ego Strength. Psychoanal. St. Child, 55:7-26.

(2000). Psychoanalytic Study of the Child, 55:7-26

Living in History and Ego Strength

K. R. Eissler, M.D. and Emanuel E. Garcia, M.D.

From his observations as a member of the U.S. Armed Forces during World War II, the author examines the relationship between the ability to form constructive historical identifications—to “live in history”—and ego strength. He surmises that the American soldier's failure to draw upon such identifications represents an ego weakness that resulted in a greater frequency and intensity of psychopathology during the war.

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