Analysand

  • (noun): A person undergoing psychoanalysis.

Some articles on analysand:

Roy Schafer - Interpretations of Life Stories - Narrational Process
... Roy Schafer prefers the use of the word analysand instead of patient to avoid the implication of disease ... The analyst’s retelling influences the ‘what and how’ of the stories told by the analysand ... Schafer divides the narration of the analysand in two parts a) The analysand him- or herself ...
Roy Schafer
... For Schafer, an important purpose of the analytic process is that the analysand regains agency of her own story and of her own life ... Psychoanalyst and analysand each have a role in telling and retelling the analysand's lifestory the analyst helps the analysand by elevating subjectivity as awareness of multiple interpretations ...
Transference Neurosis - Basic Characteristics
... by the feelings of frustration that the analysand inevitably experiences during sessions, since the analyst does not fulfill the analysand’s longings ... Transference neurosis reveals the particular meanings that the analysand has given to current infantile relationships and events, which generate internal conflicts between wishes ...