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Fixation

The process of setting a price of a commodity, whether in the present or the future. See: Gold fixing.
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A number of internationally emergent, concurrently developing areas of thought within psychoanalysis are those of relational, interpersonal and intersubjective psychoanalysis, where writing on self-object matrixes and concepts of 'thirdness' can be found (Katz, 2013).
Lieberman's "evidence" against psychoanalysis consists mainly of sneering, with comments such as, "Freud's theories were .
In the early 1900s, Sigmund Freud's psychoanalysis first gained a foothold in American academia.
Parker's overarching point is that while each of these practices ultimately functions to adapt the patient to the norms and dictates of late capitalist social relations, true psychoanalysis works to transform the space of the clinic into a sort of laboratory for the interrogation and elucidation of maladaptive desires.
The boundaries of psychoanalysis having yet to be drawn, Freud was seen as one figure among many, his speeches at Clark University notable mainly for their inconspicuousness.
I particularly appreciated the chapter by Lewis Aron and Karen Starr on transformation in Jewish mysticism and contemporary psychoanalysis.
By working out a phenomenological psychology, Husserl wished to lay the ground work for humanistic science, including psychoanalysis.
What is important here is that psychoanalysis revolves around the problematic of the integrity of the subject (most forms of psychoanalysis aim to reinforce some form of identity), and is an ethics of speech.
Clearly, Gallo's is not an institutional history of psychoanalysis, but an assessment of its initial cultural impact, and the eclectic array of these figures reflects the spotty foothold of psychoanalysis in Mexico.
Unspeakable Secrets and the Psychoanalysis of Culture.
Psychoanalysis and especially psychoanalytic psychotherapy has been quietly experiencing a rebirth in the past quarter century.
During the mid-20th century, mental health culture was ideologically dominated by psychoanalysis (Shorter, 1997).