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24. Olds, J. Self-stimulation of the brain. Science, 1958, 127, 315-324. 25. Parsons, T. Some reflections on the problem of psychosomatic relationships in health and illness. Unpublished manuscript. 26. , and Kastenbaum, R. Delay of gratification in later life: an experiment analog. In this volume. 27. Schaffner, B. ), Group Processes, 1954. New York: Macy Foundation, 1955. 28. Selye, H. The Stress of Life. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1956. 40 THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES 29. Slater, P. E. Microcosm: Myth and Social Structure in the Evolution of Small Groups.

It is not so much a compulsion to repeat as a compulsive inability for the brain to cathect a new pathway. The most striking example of this phenomenon is found in mourning. As Freud implies in "Mourning and Melancholia," it is when there is strong hostility toward the lost object that mourning becomes difficult and slow (10, pp. 157 ff; cf. also 23). Freud's discussion is also illustrative of the way in which a purely internal structural arrangement can be given externalized definition. "The testing of reality, having shown that the loved object no longer exists, requires forthwith that all the libido shall be withdrawn from its attachments to this obje<:t.

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