An investigation of the psychoanalytic theory of paranoid delusions1


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    This paper is based upon a portion of a dissertation submitted to the Department of Social Relations, Harvard University, in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology The writer is greatly indebted to Dr Gardner Lindzey, who was principal advisor for this study and who was always liberal with advice, suggestions, and encouragement In addition, the writer is grateful to Professor Henry A Murray, who helped clarify a number of theoretical aspects of this experiment, and to Dr Norman Livson, University of California at Berkeley, who was especially helpful during the developmental pluses of the study

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    Now at Northeastern University