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This tendency was further increased by clinical experience with socalled narcissistic character disorders. (In character disorders symptoms may exist, such as anxiety, depression and paranoid tendencies, but these are strictly secondary compared to the person's major complaint, which is a lack of identity and selfesteem. In these disorders we are dealing with a disturbance in the development of the egoSelf relationship, rather than with symptoms stemming from instinctual processes breaking through ego defenses, as in the psychoneuroses. ) Narcissistic character disorders were at first believed to be untreatable because the barrier, known as the narcissistic defense, was thought to preclude the establishment of any kind of relationship (transference) with the analyst. When it was discovered that this was far from true, that in fact very strong transferences are established and that these affect the therapist to a high degree (by inducing countertransference reactions), much more about narcissism entered the psychoanalytic literature. The term then became associated with the general issue of identity, for it became apparent that the special defensiveness of the narcissistic character disorder was a defense against injury to an already very poor sense of Page 10 id. Analytical insight, often aided by the recognition that countertransference responses can have an objective quality, increased our understanding of the nature of identity structures behind narcissistic character defenses. The present study, combining both Jungian and psychoanalytic points of view, is an attempt to further broaden the clinical perspective on the issues posed by narcissism and the problem of identity. In general, the psychotherapeutic attitudes of C. G. Jung have a growing kinship with certain views of other schools of thought. Jung himself valued the Freudian approach, which he regarded as an extroverted, objectoriented psychology, along with that of Adler, which he considered to be introverted or subjectoriented. three Indeed, Jung said that sometimes he worked as a Freudian and sometimes as an Adlerian. And developments over the last few decades have brought other psychotherapeutic views and Jung's into closer alignment. For example, the work of Guntrip, representing the English school of object relations, in his recasting of Freud's libido theory,4 bears strong resemblances to Jung's concept of psychic energy. And like Jung, the modern psychoanalytic school recognizes that the manifest content of a dream is a symbolic expression of the unconscious meaning; that is, there is no need for the idea of a latent dream content. five The modified importance of the oedipal complex and the recognition of a need for a psychology of the Self in later Freudian thought are also within the spirit of Jung's approach to the psyche. But while these and other developments are invaluable in helping to bridge Jungian and other points of view, and hence allow for better clinical communications, Jung's fundamental concept of the archetype, the basic structural unit of the psyche, is often neither well accepted nor understood.