Repetition Compulsion Revisited in Relational Family Therapy: The Discovery of Old in Order to Develop Something New

Psychoanalysis has always been full of diversity and controversy, in the theoretical field and especially in the plasticity and variety of its modalities and approaches. Yet all these theories are based on the premise that individuals compulsively repeat their old psycho-organic content, both in the...

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Published in:Journal of religion and health
Authors: Gostecnik, Christian; Cvetek, Robert; Pate, Tanja; Repic Slavic, Tanja
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: Springer Science + Business Media B. V. [2019]
In:Journal of religion and health
Year: 2019, Volume: 58, Issue: 2, Pages: 612-627
Further subjects:B Blocked developmental needs
B Transference-countertransference dynamics
B Salvation process
B Health dialog
B Compulsive repetition of psycho-organic content
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Summary:Psychoanalysis has always been full of diversity and controversy, in the theoretical field and especially in the plasticity and variety of its modalities and approaches. Yet all these theories are based on the premise that individuals compulsively repeat their old psycho-organic content, both in their personal lives and in analysis; the premise of Relational Family Therapy is that old emotional, behavioral and bodily complications must first be repeated before being fully processed so that something new can be created.
ISSN:1573-6571
Contains:Enthalten in: Journal of religion and health
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1007/s10943-018-0613-3