The Paranoid Schizoid Position and Projective Identification

The Controversial Discussions were over and Klein was safely reestablished in the British Society when the next phase in her theoretical development began with her 1946 paper Notes on Some Schizoid Mechanisms (Klein 1946*, which wras published later in Developments in Psychoanalysis. In this she introduced the paranoid-schizoid position and her new concept of projective identification. By this time a new generation was grouped around her, and it was they who became known as the Kleinians....