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Mourning and melancholia revisited: Freudian metapsychology correlates with research findings in neuropsychiatry (a paper in the Annals of General Psychiatry)

 

Here's a look at a paper that appeared in the Annals of General Psychiatry (published online 2008 July 24) and is available online at the following link:
 
 
The authors (Robin L Carhart-Harris, Helen S Mayberg, Andrea L Malizia, and David Nutt) present arguments in support of a correspondence between findings of modern neuroscience and clinical neuropsychiatry on the one hand, and some of the basic tenets of Freudian metapsychology, with an emphasis on the constructs of the ego and the mechanism of repression.


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