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Writing in Psychoanalysis by Antonio A Semi, Pier L Rossi, Emma Piccioli

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CHAPTER THREE

 

 

From analytic dialogueto published text

 

Henning Paikin

 

 

 

 

“Death and life are in the power of the tongue”.

Proverbs 18:21

To write and publish case histories is Just as important for psychoanalysis and its development as is doing analysis. However, all candidates and analysts have experienced how difficult it is to describe an analytic session in writing. Many misunderstandings among non-analysts concerning psychoanalysis are due to the fact that many case histories that are informative and inspiring for analysts appear as undocumented statements to the reader without psychoanalytic training or without personal experience of the psychoanalytic process. Due to the uniqueness of the analytic process, we can only with ...

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