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April 1982

The Goals of Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Author Affiliations

From the Chestnut Lodge Research Institute, Rockville, Md (Dr McGlashan), and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, George Washington University, Washington, DC (Dr Miller).

Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1982;39(4):377-388. doi:10.1001/archpsyc.1982.04290040001001

• This article reviews the literature on the goals of psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy. The authors define and elaborate several dimensions of goals suggested by a phenomenologic affinity of the data, and discuss the clinical and clinical-research significance of this compilation.