Articoli che contengono il tag: self-generation

Self-generation as a structuring defense that testifies to the importance of groupal illusion in adolescence

Abstract. The author, comparing groups of children and groups of adolescents with the same device, shows that the Oedipus complex does not have the same organizer function. In adolescents, the primal scene, linked to its passivity, integrates them into an … Continua a leggere

Life within death: Towards a metapsychology of catastrophic psychic trauma

Abstract In this paper the author offers a phenomenology and a metapsychology for the effects on the mind of catastrophic psychic trauma, defined as the reaction of the psyche to an utterly external event, which the person is helpless to … Continua a leggere