Cenni storici sul controtransfert: Da freud alla scuola inglese delle relazioni oggettuali

Translated title of the contribution: Historical notes on countertransference: From Freud to the British object relations school

Alberto Stefana, Alessio Gamba

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Contemporary psychoanalysis is characterized by a diversity of models, theories and techniques which were unknown in the past. Some psychoanalytic authors identify a possible common ground in countertransference. This paper presents a descriptive and historical review of the development of the concept of countertransference, focusing on a well defined trend, starting with the original contribution by Freud up to those analysts of the British object relations school who gave - and continue to give - a fundamental contribution in expanding the discussion, necessary for scientific development, on the theoretical and clinical aspects of coun-tertransference.

Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)443-488
Number of pages46
JournalPsicoterapia e Scienze Umane
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2013


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Psychology

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