In a message dated 24/03/2010 12:06:15 GMT Standard Time, skylark05@MAIL.RU writes:
The Freudian method was never oficially banned in Soviet Russia, but, I imagine, it was better to avoid all mention of it.
A friend and colleague of mine, Dr Michael Sebek, Director of the Institute of Psychoanalysis in Prague, has vividly described to me what it was like practising psychoanalysis illegally during the Stalinist times in Czechoslovakia (i.e. before 1989), when neither analyst nor analysand could be sure the other was not a secret policeman or policewoman.
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