Przyczynek do historii polskiej psychoanalizy – Eugenia Sokolnicka
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The purpose of this paper is to present Eugenia Sokolnicka, the Polish analyst who belongs to the first generation of psychoanalysts. The article provides an overview of Sokolnicka's clinical and theoretical work and explores her contribution to psychoanalysis as a brilliant clinician and a precursor of child analysis. As a pupil of C.G. Jung, S. Freud, and S. Ferenczi she has played an significant part in development and popularization of Freud's method in literary and medical circles. Sokolnicka was an initiator of unsuccessful attempt of forming a Polish psychoanalytical society and participant in the process of forming psychoanalytical institutions in France. The analysis of her papers enables to present her contribution in various fields of theory and technique of psychoanalysis. Furthermore, the analysis of correspondence between S. Freud, S. Ferenczi, K. Abraham and O. Rank provides the insight into Sokolnicka's life and personality.