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PEP-Easy Tip: To save PEP-Easy to the home screen

PEP-Web Tip of the Day

To start PEP-Easy without first opening your browser–just as you would start a mobile app, you can save a shortcut to your home screen.

First, in Chrome or Safari, depending on your platform, open PEP-Easy from You want to be on the default start screen, so you have a clean workspace.

Then, depending on your mobile device…follow the instructions below:


  1. Tap on the share icon Action navigation bar and tab bar icon
  2. In the bottom list, tap on ‘Add to home screen’
  3. In the “Add to Home” confirmation “bubble”, tap “Add”

On Android:

  1. Tap on the Chrome menu (Vertical Ellipses)
  2. Select “Add to Home Screen” from the menu


For the complete list of tips, see PEP-Web Tips on the PEP-Web support page.

Spence, D.P. (1982). Narrative Truth and Historical Truth: Meaning and Interpretation in Psychoanalysis. London and New York: W.W Norton and Company.

Spence, D.P. (1982). Narrative Truth and Historical Truth. , 1-305. London and New York: W.W Norton and Company.

Narrative Truth and Historical Truth: Meaning and Interpretation in Psychoanalysis Related Papers

Donald P. Spence


Foreword 9
Acknowledgments 15
Chapter I: The Narrative Tradition 21
Chapter II: Putting Things into Words 39
Chapter III: Putting Pictures into Words 55
Chapter IV: Unwitting Interpretation 81
Chapter V: Formal Interpretation 137
Chapter VI: Narrative Fit and Becoming True 175
Chapter VII: Psychoanalytic Competence 215
Chapter VIII: From Normative to Privileged Competence 239
Chapter IX: The Successor to Archeology 263
Chapter X: Narrative Truth and Historical Truth 279
References 299


For more than a decade now, theoretical writing in psychoanalysis—at least in America—has been preoccupied with what I have come to call “the great metapsychology debate.

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