Psychoanalytic Practice and State Regulation

1st Edition

Ian Parker, Simona Revelli

Published August 5, 2008
Reference - 256 Pages
ISBN 9781855755338 - CAT# K377851

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Table of Contents

Foreword -- Introduction: psychoanalytic practice and state regulation -- Contexts -- Psychoanalysis and state regulation -- Responsibility and accountability in psychoanalysis -- Morals and psychoanalytic education -- Why is psychoanalysis not in trouble? -- Psychoanalysis and its self-mutilation -- Responses -- How does “the state” regulate? -- Psychoanalytic training in a culture of competencies -- Of teaching and the university discourse -- Regulation or ethics as the basis of psychoanalytic training -- International Contexts and Responses -- The analyst’s desire between singularity of the act and “a few others” -- The double denial and the double bind of psychologization: the Accoyer Amendment revisited -- The situation of psychoanalysis in France -- Regulation, ethics, and freedom -- Psychoanalysis and regulation in Japan -- The Italian lesson -- Psychology, psychotherapy, and psychoanalysis in Italy -- 1989–2005: That is, psychoanalysis against itself -- Lessons and Directions -- Global psychoanalyst? -- Unconsciously generating inevitability? Workable accountability alternatives to the statutory regulation of the psychological therapies -- Psychoanalysis and regulation


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