The concept in Argentina
The Kleinian movement in Latin America was at its peak between the 1950s and the 1970s. During this time Melanie Klein's own contributions, as well as the contributions of the Kleinians and post-Kleinians, were fruitfully taken up by the various psychoanalytical groups that were gradually forming. Argentina's Psychoanalytical Association (APA) was founded in 1942, and articles by Klein, Susan Isaacs and Joan Riviere were published in the first issues of its Revista de Psicoanálisis.
In 1952 Enrique Pichon-Rivière published an important contribution on working with projective identifications in the context of the psychoanalytic process in the Revue Française de Psychanalyse ...