NICE! I think I found the “school of psychoanalysists” I understand. Guy was shut out of mainstream psychoanalism towards the end. His last publication was a short list of 17 things that made his model different from what was traditional psychoanalysis at the time (early 1960s). This seem obvious now, but at the time, it was anathama in psychoanalytic circles. (1) An ego is present from birth. (2) Libido is a function of the ego. (3) There is no death instinct: and aggression is a reaction to frustration and deprivation. (4) Since libido, is function of the ego and aggression is a reaction to frustration or deprivation, there is no such thing as an “id” (5) The ego, and therefore libido, is fundamentally object seeking. (6) The earliest and original form of anxiety, as experienced by the child, is separation anxiety Now to see who he influenced: I’d better find some familiar names. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ronald_Fairbairn

NICE! I think I found the “school of psychoanalysists” I understand.

Guy was shut out of mainstream psychoanalism towards the end. His last publication was a short list of 17 things that made his model different from what was traditional psychoanalysis at the time (early 1960s). This seem obvious now, but at the time, it was anathama in psychoanalytic circles.

(1) An ego is present from birth.
(2) Libido is a function of the ego.
(3) There is no death instinct: and aggression is a reaction to frustration and deprivation.
(4) Since libido, is function of the ego and aggression is a reaction to frustration or deprivation, there is no such thing as an “id”
(5) The ego, and therefore libido, is fundamentally object seeking.
(6) The earliest and original form of anxiety, as experienced by the child, is separation anxiety

Now to see who he influenced: I’d better find some familiar names.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ronald_Fairbairn

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