Brain organization and psychodynamics

A. Peled, A. B. Geva

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Abstract

Any attempt to link brain neural activity and psychodynamic concepts requires a tremendous conceptual leap. Such a leap may be facilitated if a common language between brain and mind can be devised. System theory proposes formulations that may aid in reconceptualizing psychodynamic descriptions in terms of neural organizations in the brain. Once adopted, these formulations can help to generate testable predictions about brain-psychodynamic relations and thus significantly affect the future of psychotherapy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)24-39
Number of pages16
JournalJournal of Psychotherapy Practice and Research
Volume8
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1999
Externally publishedYes

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