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Psychoanalysis in the treatment of autism: why is France a cultural outlier?

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In most countries, social or behavioural interventions are recommended for autism. However, in France, psychoanalysis is still used, despite objections by patients, families and mental health experts. Supporters of psychoanalysis maintain that the choice of therapeutic approach is a matter of cultural preference, and that objections to psychoanalysis arise from misunderstandings. We argue that more deep-rooted problems are the lack of an evidence base for psychoanalysis and its focus on sexua...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1192/bjb.2020.138

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Oxford college:
St John's College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-2448-4033
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
BJPsych Bulletin Journal website
Volume:
45
Issue:
2
Pages:
89-93
Publication date:
2020-12-17
Acceptance date:
2020-11-10
DOI:
EISSN:
2056-4708
ISSN:
2056-4694
Pmid:
33327979
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1150950
Local pid:
pubs:1150950
Deposit date:
2021-12-03

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