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Instructor: Nahaleh Moshtagh, PhD.

Capacity: 15

Course Date:04-05-2017


Session One

Background and Introduction Makari, G. (2008). City of Mirrors, City of Dreams (pp. 70-84)

In Revolution in Mind. Pigman, G.W. (2002). The Dark Forest of Authors: Freud and Nineteenth Century Dream Theory. Psychoanalysis and History, 4(2):141-165.


Session Two

Freudian Dream Theory .McDougall, J. (1993). Of Sleep and Dream: A Psychoanalytic Essay. International Forum of Psychoanalysis, 2(4):204-218.

Freud, S. Lecture XXIX Revision of the Theory of Dreams. New Introductory Lectures On Psycho-Analysis. The Standard Edition, Volume XXII (1932-1936): Pp. 6-29.


Session Three

Manifest and Latent Content Pulver, S. (1987). The manifest dream in psychoanalysis: a clarification.  Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association,35(1): 99-118.

Palombo, S. R. (1984). Deconstructing the Manifest Dream. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 32:405-420.


Session Four

Communication through Dream Watzlawick, P., Bavelas, J. B., Jackson D. D. (1967). Some Tentative Axioms of Communication (pp. 48-71) In Pragmatics of Human Communication. W.W. Norton. Palombo, S. R. (1989).

How Dreams Are Told: Secondary Revisions – The Critic, The Editor and The Plagiarist.  Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 37:65-88.


Session Five

Listening to Dream Killingmo, B. (1999). A Psychoanalytic Listening – Perspective in a Time of Pluralism. Scandinavian Psychoanalytic Review, 22(2):151-171.
Brenneis, B. C. (1994). Observations on Psychoanalytic Listening.  Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 63:29-53.


Session Six

Dream and Analytic Relationship Blechner, M.J. (1995). The Patient’s Dreams and the Countertransference. Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 5(1):1-25.
Bass, A. (1995). Dream Analysis as a Relational Event: Commentary on Blechner’s “The Patient’s Dreams and the Countertransference”. Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 5(1):27-44.


Session Seven

Dream and Analytic Relationship Biancoli, R. (2003). The Dream between “Here-and-Now” and “There-and Then”. Int. Forum Psychoanal., 12:234-243.

Ferro, A. (2008). The Patient as the Analyst’s Best Colleague: Transformation into a Dream and Narrative Transformations. The Italian Psychoanalytic Annual, 2:199-205.


Session Eight

Dream and Psychopathology Beratis, S. (1984). The First Analytic Dream: Mirror of the Patient’s Neurotic Conflict and Subsequent Analytic Process. International Journal of Psycho-Analysis, 65:461-469.

Stein, M.H. (1987). Chapter 5: The Clinical Significance of Dream Interpretation in the Analysis of Acting Out. The Interpretations of Dreams in Clinical Work, 57-68.


Session Nine

Anxiety Dream Levin, R. and Hurvich, M.S. (1995). Nightmares and Annihilation Anxiety. Psychoanal. Psychol., 12:247-258.

Movahedi, S. and Moshtagh, N. (2016). Your Smartphone Is Watching You: Evocative Objects of Influence and Fear of Breakdown. Psychoanalytic Review, 103: 643-668.