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Les psychanalystes et le transfert de pensée : enjeux historiques et actuels

Abstract : The concept of “thought transference” has a special position within the psychoanalytic field. It is first an object on the sidelines because it originated in the psychical sciences of the late nineteenth century. It is also an object extracted by psychoanalysis to the darkness of the occultism, Freud considering the thought transference as being its true nucleus. But it is also a foreign body because even if it was apprehended by different authors, it remains poorly integrated into the psychoanalytic corpus. In this review of the literature, we try to show how this concept had first played a heuristic role vis-à-vis the theorizing of transference and countertransference. We then see how it was taken over by successive generations of analysts as well as heated debate it engendered, participating to the division of the field of psychotherapy. Finally, we will bring out the relevance of this concept in terms of clinical and current theoretical issues.
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Renaud Evrard, Thomas Rabeyron. Les psychanalystes et le transfert de pensée : enjeux historiques et actuels. L'Évolution Psychiatrique, Elsevier, 2012, 77 (4), pp.589-598. ⟨10.1016/j.evopsy.2012.05.002⟩. ⟨halshs-02137262⟩



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