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Revista de la Asociación Española de Neuropsiquiatría

On-line version ISSN 2340-2733Print version ISSN 0211-5735


VALLEJO ORELLANA, Reyes. Hermine Hug-Hellmuth, genuine pionner of child's psychoanalysis. Rev. Asoc. Esp. Neuropsiq. [online]. 2004, n.89, pp.131-142. ISSN 2340-2733.

Hermine Hug-Hellmuth represents a fundamental regarding in the psychoanalytic's history because she was the first one to raise the analytic practice with children, although considering the educational look of her interventions, limiting also to treat boys with more of seven years old, and she modificated many aspects of setting and of the technical rules, for example not to use the couch or the free associations, permission to use the child's play, family colaboration, etc. Today we can say that her practice was psichotherapeutic, which doesn't play anything down it’s clinic importance.

Keywords : Child's psychoanalysis; child's play; Hug-Hellmuth.

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