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dc.contributor University of Helsinki, Department of Social Research en Peräkylä, Anssi 2011-08-19T10:30:00Z 2011-08-19T10:30:00Z 2011-08-09
dc.identifier.citation Peräkylä , A 2011 , ' After interpretation. : Third position utterances in psychoanalysis ' Research on Language and Social Interaction , vol 44 , no. 3 , pp. 288-316 . DOI: 10.1080/08351813.2011.591968 en
dc.identifier.issn 0835-1813
dc.identifier.other PURE: 10954737
dc.identifier.other PURE UUID: ea44994b-bb62-4a48-9b22-26a42eb5e1c6
dc.identifier.other WOS: 000299260300004
dc.identifier.other Scopus: 79961222984
dc.description.abstract Using 58 audio recorded sessions of psychoanalysis (coming from two analysts and three patients) as data and conversation analysis as method, this paper shows how psychoanalysts deal with patients’ responses to interpretations. After the analyst offers an interpretation, the patient responds: at that point (in the “third position”), the analysts recurrently modify the tenor of the description from what it was in the patients’ responses. They intensify the emotional valence of the description, or they reveal layers of the patients’ experience other than those that the patient reported. Both are usually accomplished in an implicit, non-marked way, and they discreetly index possible opportunities for the patients to modify their understandings of the initial interpretation. Although the patients usually do not fully endorse these modifications, the data available suggests that during the sessions that follow, the participants do work with the aspects of patients’ experience that the analyst highlighted. In discussion, it is suggested that actions that the psychoanalysts produce in therapy, such as choices of turn design in third position, may be informed by working understanding of the minds and mental conflicts of individual patients, alongside the more general therapeutic model of mind they hold to. en
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Research on Language and Social Interaction
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dc.subject 5141 Sociology en
dc.subject conversation analysis en
dc.subject PSYCHOTHERAPY en
dc.subject 515 Psychology en
dc.subject psychoanalysis en
dc.subject interpretation en
dc.title After interpretation. en
dc.title Third position utterances in psychoanalysis en
dc.type Article
dc.description.version Peer reviewed
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