In turn, Margaret may have projected her negative introjections
and created 'bad external objects' (Kernberg, 1976, p.
In the following chapter, Sussman turns to Alfred Doblin's Derlin Alexanderplatz, and frames Doblin's city in a dialogue with James Joyce's Dublin in Ulysses, both envisioned as "hubs of urban transaction" (140), "systems-nexus" and "atmospheric generators" (142) of "urban introjections
" characteristic of many modernist locations.
Psychoanalysts, psychotherapists, and psychologists from the US and Europe consider the context of psychoanalysis, including Ferenczi's relationship to Freud, his personal and psychoanalytic attitude, and his individuality; his work with patients Clara Thompson and Elizabeth Severn, the influence of physician and psychoanalyst Georg Groddeck, and his work on trauma during World War I; and his theory and technique, with discussion of the role of introjections
, language, the analyst-patient relationship, the analyst's loving and erotic feelings, mutual analysis, references to Ferenczi in Lacan's work, and other topics.
Conveyor belts, wheels, pulleys, lathes, millers, routers, gears, grindstones, drill presses, resistances, projections, introjections
, regressions, reaction formations, sublimations, fixations--all busily processing "traumas" into "symptoms" and "symptoms" back into "traumas": Freud's Unconscious was a factory floor in the Age of Industry.
Learning, conceived as a process that starts from understanding, that is, introjections
of the concept to then achieve comprehension, which is what will permit students to apply the knowledge acquired, is accomplished through repetition and commitment by students.
Through this False Self the infant builds up a false set of relationships, and by introjections
even attains a show of being real, so that the child may grow to be just like mother, nurse, aunt, brother, or whoever at the time dominates the scene.
D'Annunzio goes further, suggesting that one's personal identity may be fashioned from the imagined mourning introjections
Clarifying who I am involves discovering early introjections
and dis-identifying with them, discovering all the many projections and re-collecting them, and discovering the other psychical subjects who populate the unconscious and forming alliances with them.
Adib-Moghaddam argues that this culture affects strategic preferences and behavior as a result of four-dimensional dialectic: "(1) it is through externalization that culture is a human product; (2) it is through objectification that culture becomes a reality sui generis; (3) it is through internalization that we are products of culture; and (4) it is through introjections
that culture constitutes our identities, interests and preferences" (p.
In contrast to all of the ways that the word is not the thing, and the ways that inferential statements get inattentively carried over into observation and our reactions, I think that Johnson's (and Langer's) important contribution to our understanding is that even at the level of the not-words we always already have introjections
of inferential data.
Psychotherapy, then, can function not only to help a patient differentiate real images of parental and other interpersonal relationships from the internal objects that are contaminated with projections and introjections
from other relationships.