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  • n. Plural form of analysand.


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  • In 1815 the discussion of magnetic sleep is just as much a mise-en abime of our relation as analysands to the medium or mediation that is the text.

    'The Abyss of the Past': Psychoanalysis in Schelling's Ages of the World (1815)

  • In 1926, she married one of her analysands, Erich Fromm, the social philosopher, and together they helped found the Frankfurt chapter of the German Psychoanalytic Society, and then the Psychoanalytic Institute of Southwestern Germany.

    Frieda Fromm-Reichmann.

  • But this silence among the town houses and brown-stones where Henry James and Mark Twain and Eleanor Roosevelt and Emma Lazarus and dozens of shrinks and their miserable analysands had talked themselves blue, this wait for Margaret to tell him some secret of her heart, this calm of walking beside her, this he could do with contentment.

    A Happy Marriage

  • There were still, as always, dedicated, full-time analysands to be found in moneyed enclaves from Murray Hill to Nob Hill.

    Revival Sessions

  • Stevie, so good at the psychological dissection of her analysands, had been oblivious to her own sister's inner pain.

    Black Blade

  • Mr. Feiffer's five-year analysands and desperate consumers of culture and ideology still appear with their little confessions and their confrontations with lovers, mothers, and wives.

    Sick Hix in Pix

  • The church's forgiveness dictum - now in the guise of "mental health" - continues to lead countless counselees and analysands into further pain.

    Women's Space


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