chapter  XXII
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Metapsychological and Clinical Aspects of Regression within the Psycho-Analytical Set-Up 1954

THB STUDY of the place of regression in analytic work is one of the tasks Freud left us to carry out, and I think it is a subject for which this Society is ready. I base this idea on the fact that material relevant to the subject occurs frequently in papers read before the Society. Usually attention is not specifically drawn to this aspect of our work, or else it is referred to casually under the guise of the intuitive or 'art' aspect of psycho-analytic practice.