WHAT IS THE HISTORY OF DIRECT PSYCHOANALYSIS IN MENTAL HEALTH?

PPC PRIVATE PSYCHOTHERAPY CLINIC -SENIOR ACCREDITED PSYCHOTHERAPIST-Dr.Fawzy Masaoud-LONDON, ENGLAND

John N. Rosensays,Direct Psychoanalysis began in 1939 with my personal analysis. From my world of internal medicine and pathology my attention was increasingly directed toward psychosomatic medicine, and finally to full-time work in a state hospital and the world of  deep psychosis.     There I was taught shock treatment and drugs, which were ineffectual and cruel. I heard about a patient with acute  catatonic excitement   who died and was about to be autopsied. I went to the morgue where the autopsy was performed and was astonished to discover that there  was no anatomic cause of death. Death came about from the  agonies in the patient’s mind. It was said there were other such patients in the hospital that it was just a question of time before they died, and that nothing could be done about it.I went to the wards where these  patients were kept and I was …

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