A Discussion at the headquarters of the British Psychoanalytic Association: What it means to be a psychoanalyst, Vassilis Maoutsos. At first to be a psychoanalyst means to be ‘human’. This is a very important feature for any psychoanalyst and it is by no means self-evident. […]
Article: A Different-sex Twin Considers Her Sexual Identity, Vassilis Maoutsos M.D.,1983. In the psychoanalytic literature there appear to be relatively few reports dealing with twin cases. In view of the high incidence of neuroses and other psychological disturbances among twins it would be expected that more often twinship would have been described as a major cause of psychosexual developmental defect. According to Leonard (1959) “in the case of every twin whose analysis has been reported, the twin relationship was considered the prime reason for that individual’s emotional disturbance”.