In the midst of all the turmoil within the psychoanalytic camp

In the midst of all the turmoil within the psychoanalytic camp

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In the midst of all the turmoil within the psychoanalytic camp, Ernest Jones, who  remained staunchly dedicated to Freud and to psychoanalysis, decided to take action.  He approached Freud with the idea of creating a secret group of loyal psychoanalysts  who would help to protect Freud, and psychoanalysis itself, from defections such as  Adler's, Stekel's, and Jung's. Freud agreed enthusiastically. The "Committee," as it  came to be called, consisted of Jones, Sandor Ferenczi, Otto Rank, Hanns Sachs, Karl  Abraham, and, starting in 1919, Max Eitington. For the next fifteen years, the Committee  would be a mutual support group and early- warning network that helped maintain  psychoanalysis during the difficult years during and immediately after the First World  War. In 1911, a new psychoanalytic journal called  Imago  was founded. It focused on the non- medical applications of psychoanalysis. This was an area in which Freud had become 
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