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The Interminable Patient: A Case History

The Interminable Patient: A Case History The author, a psychoanalyst with over 30 years in practice, has been committed when possible to conducting psychodynamic treatments of less than three years duration with a frequency of sessions of once a week. These have been the majority of her cases. The case presented, though, is one of a small number where the author has conducted psychodynamic treatment for over ten years' duration. In this detailed report she discusses her treatment approach and provides theoretical principles for such prolonged therapeutic encounters. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis & Dynamic Psychiatry Guilford Press

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Publisher
Guilford Press
Copyright
© 2011 The American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry
ISSN
1546-0371
DOI
10.1521/jaap.2011.39.1.199
pmid
21434754
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Abstract

The author, a psychoanalyst with over 30 years in practice, has been committed when possible to conducting psychodynamic treatments of less than three years duration with a frequency of sessions of once a week. These have been the majority of her cases. The case presented, though, is one of a small number where the author has conducted psychodynamic treatment for over ten years' duration. In this detailed report she discusses her treatment approach and provides theoretical principles for such prolonged therapeutic encounters.

Journal

Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis & Dynamic PsychiatryGuilford Press

Published: Mar 1, 2011

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