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ERIC Number: ED131721
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
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Interfaces. Linguistics and Psychoanalysis Newsletter, No. 6.
Di Pietro, Robert, Ed.
This newsletter reports on phenomena at the intersection of linguistics and psychoanalysis and psychiatry. This issue consists of the following articles: (1) an editorial entitled "Idioms, How We Love/Have You!", on the possible reasons behind the use of idioms; (2) "The Last Renaissance (Language in a Drug Rehabilitation Community)," by Harold Amers, on the adaptive functions of language use in the transition from narcotics addiction to a drug-free life; (3) "The Psychosemanticist Will See You Now, Mr. Thurber," by Robert N. Ross, describing research on ways of analyzing semantic structures underlying the speech of patients undergoing psychotherapy; (4) "Words and Things," by Celio Gracia, on the relationship between form and content; and (5) "The Possibility Principle in Semantics," by Elaine Chaika, on generative grammar and semantics. The articles are followed by News Notes. (AM)
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Drug Addiction, Idioms, Language Usage, Linguistic Theory, Newsletters, Psychiatry, Psycholinguistics, Psychotherapy, Semantics, Speech Communication, Structural Analysis, Transformational Generative Grammar, Verbal Communication
Robert Di Pietro, Dept. of Linguistics, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. 20057 (free)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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