The Sexual Illusionist.

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  • Additional Information
    • Author-Supplied Keywords:
      erotic transference
      love
      perversion
      psychoanalysis
      sexuality.
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    • Abstract:
      In a letter to Carl Jung in 1902, Sigmund Freud wrote, "the cure is effected by love." Indeed, I believe, like Freud, that every therapy is a love relationship of a sort and that the analytic work is an act of love. But how is this accomplished in the case of perversions, since they are essentially the antithesis of love and intimacy? Among the greatest challenges such patients present for the analyst are how to humanize those who dehumanize and how to teach them to love. This paper presents the case of Cain, a man who learned to love in his analysis, but whose very love resulted in the need to terminate. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
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    • Full Text Word Count:
      9567
    • ISSN:
      1551-806X
    • Accession Number:
      10.1080/1551806X.2019.1685312
    • Accession Number:
      141048650
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      KNAFO, D. The Sexual Illusionist. Psychoanalytic Perspectives, [s. l.], v. 17, n. 1, p. 13–30, 2020. DOI 10.1080/1551806X.2019.1685312. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=asn&AN=141048650. Acesso em: 23 out. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Knafo D. The Sexual Illusionist. Psychoanalytic Perspectives. 2020;17(1):13-30. doi:10.1080/1551806X.2019.1685312
    • APA:
      Knafo, D. (2020). The Sexual Illusionist. Psychoanalytic Perspectives, 17(1), 13–30. https://doi.org/10.1080/1551806X.2019.1685312
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Knafo, Danielle. 2020. “The Sexual Illusionist.” Psychoanalytic Perspectives 17 (1): 13–30. doi:10.1080/1551806X.2019.1685312.
    • Harvard:
      Knafo, D. (2020) ‘The Sexual Illusionist’, Psychoanalytic Perspectives, 17(1), pp. 13–30. doi: 10.1080/1551806X.2019.1685312.
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Knafo, D 2020, ‘The Sexual Illusionist’, Psychoanalytic Perspectives, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 13–30, viewed 23 October 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Knafo, Danielle. “The Sexual Illusionist.” Psychoanalytic Perspectives, vol. 17, no. 1, Jan. 2020, pp. 13–30. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1080/1551806X.2019.1685312.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Knafo, Danielle. “The Sexual Illusionist.” Psychoanalytic Perspectives 17, no. 1 (January 2020): 13–30. doi:10.1080/1551806X.2019.1685312.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Knafo D. The Sexual Illusionist. Psychoanalytic Perspectives [Internet]. 2020 Jan [cited 2020 Oct 23];17(1):13–30. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=asn&AN=141048650