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The term "intersubjectivity" introduced in psychoanalysis by George E. Atwood and Robert Stolorow (1984).

The myth of isolated mindEdit

The intersubjective psychoanalysis accused the traditional psychoanalysis of having described the psychic phenomena as "the myth of isolated mind".

Key FiguresEdit

Heinz Kohut is commonly considered the pioneer of the relational and intersubjective approaches. Following him, significant contributors include Stephen A. Mitchell, Jessica Benjamin, Bernard Brandchaft, James Fosshage, Donna M.Orange, Arnold Modell, Thomas Ogden, Owen Renik, Harold Searles, Colwyn Trewarthen, Edgar A. Levenson, J. R. Greenberg, Edward R. Ritvo, Beatrice Beebe, Frank M. Lachmann, Herbert Rosenfeld and Daniel Stern.

See alsoEdit

BibliographyEdit

  • Atwood G. E., Stolorow R. D. (1984), Structures of Subjectivity: Explorations in Psychoanalytic Phenomenology
  • Jessica Benjamin (1988), The Bonds of Love: Psychoanalysis, Feminism and the Problem of Domination"
  • Buirski, P., Haglund, P. (2001). "Making Sense Together: the intersubjective approach to psychotherapy"
  • Buirski, P. (2005). "Practicing Intersubjectively"
  • Storolow R. D., Atwood G. E. (1992), Context of Being: The Intersubjective Foundations of Psychological Life
  • Storolow R. D., Atwood G. E., Brandchaft, B. (1994), The Intersubjective Perspective
  • Stolorow R. D., Atwood G. E. Orange D. M. (2002), "Worlds of Experience: Interweaving Philosophical and Clinical Dimensions in Psychoanalysis"
  • Silvia Montefoschi (1977), "Interdipendenza e Intersoggettività in Psicoanalisi" ("Interdipendence and Intersubjectivity in Psychoanalysis")

External linksEdit

Online papers about intersubjectivity theory in psychoanalysis:

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