Narcissistic Transference

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Modern Psychoanalysis - Theory
... as the main form of intervention, it retains the classical psychoanalytic focus on transference, countertransference, and resistance ... The transference is usually a narcissistic one in which feelings and patterns of defense from the first years of life are revived ... The "narcissistic transference" is not so much a projection of figures from the past onto the analyst, as an externalization of parts of the patient's self ...

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