The Outcome of Psychoanalysis: The Work of the Anna Freud Centre

  • Peter Fonagy
  • Mary Target

Abstract

Psychoanalysis is a clinical intervention. Its aims and ambitions, at least from the point of view of most patients, are clearly associated with those of other healing arts such as surgery, physiotherapy or osteopathy. Admittedly, this is just one aspect of the psychoanalytic enterprise, but one that is crucial to its standing within most of the cultures where it is practised.

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Placebo Depression Europe Nicotine Brittle 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Fonagy
    • 1
  • Mary Target
    • 1
  1. 1.British Psychoanalytical SocietyUK

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