not just intra- but interpsychic
, in that it provides a linguistic model
In this sense, this type of language has, in Vygotsky's view, a correlation with the transition from interpsychic
functions to intrapsychic functions.
In this sense, both authors "have in mind and share the idea that psychoanalysis is an instrument that cannot function independently or thus do without the resources and limitations of the person conducting and carrying it forward, and of the interpsychic
encounter that takes place between the two members of the 'working team' (Ferenczi, 1912).
Experience (...) is the very process through which a person becomes a certain kind of subject owning certain identities in the social realm, identities constituted through material, cultural, economic, and interpsychic
Moving on, a thought provoking aspect of Laing's work was his interpsychic
The first of these is the view of desire as internal to the subject such that to become intimate with another is to pursue "interpsychic
connectedness" (4), penetrating beneath the surface of the body to something deeper below.
Vygotsky argues that egocentric speech marks a transitional stage "from interpsychic
to intrapsychic functioning, i.e., from the social, collective activity of the child to his more individualized activity...." For Vygotsky,
Cultural scripts for sexual behavior evidenced in this research are more similar for Blacks and whites than are the interpersonal or interpsychic
scripts that are more family related.
Sorting out the interpsychic
states of adolescents as they think about cutting and then cut themselves is a difficult task, even for a mental health clinician with experience and training in this area.
She differentiates between the phallic or intrapsychic mode, which does not distinguish between you as an independently existing subject and you as a fantasy extension of my wishes and desires, and the interpsychic
female mode, she calls intersubjectivity, which acknowledges the existence of the other and deals with the space between the I and the you as well as the space within me.