Holding and Interpretation: Fragment of an Analysis

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Grove Press, 1989 - Psychology - 202 pages
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D.W. Winnicott, a psychoanalyst of extraordinary grace and originality, left a body of work distinguished by fierce independence of mind, profound playfulness and technique, and passionate intelligence. Holding and Interpretation, a verbatim record of his sessions with a psychotic patient, vividly illustrates his enormous contribution to psychoanalytic theory and technique, his skill at “holding” the patient in the analytic session and providing guidance through sensitive interpretation. It is a rare working portrait of one of the true giants of psychoanalysis—“a very vast subject,” as he said, “which has the great charm of being really useful.”
 

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Contents

Introduction by M Masud R Khan
1
Fragment of an Analysis
19
Withdrawal and Regression
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Winnicott, pediatrician, child psychiatrist, and psychoanalyst, has had an immense influence in the fields of both child development and psychoanalysis.

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