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February 1959

Psychoanalytic Study of the Child. Vol. XII

AMA Am J Dis Child. 1959;97(2):249. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1959.02070010251018

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"Psychoanalytic Study of the Child," Vol. XII, like its predecessors, is a varied collection of psychoanalytic contributions of theoretical and clinical content. The ninteen papers in this volume touch on a wide range of topics with no over-all theme. Certain of the papers are noteworthy. Lustman presents a study of psychic energy and mechanisms of defense. Marianna Kris discusses the use of prediction in a longitudinal study. Erna Furman describes the treatment of children under the age of five by means of parental therapy. Elizabeth Gelleerd writes concerning psychoanalytic technique in adolescents.

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