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Psychiatric News Examines “Psychoanalysis and Psychiatry in America”

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Daria Columbo, MD, and Robert Michaels, MD, recently explored the development of psychoanalysis in North America for a piece in Psychiatric News.  

Below is a link to their piece: 

The development and current state of psychoanalysis in North America is a story of how the field has evolved and transformed to become, perhaps surprisingly, a better fit for contemporary psychiatry and medicine than it was when Freud first created it. There has been much discussion of the waning influence of psychoanalysis on psychiatry from its heyday in the 1950s and 1960s; less acknowledged is its lasting impact on general outpatient psychiatric practice, as well as its presence at the core of the narrative medicine movement and the growing interest across all medical disciplines in doctor-patient relationships. Read more.  

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