Jorge Marugan and Eduardo Braier, awarded in the fourth Angel Garma Award to best unpublished work on psychoanalysis

The Ángel Garma Award aims to be a stimulus for the creation of new productions in the field of psychoanalysis. The Jury has awarded the best works on psychoanalysis among those selected by the Reading Committee. The members of the jury were: Mrs. Carmen Garma, Read more…

In memoriam – Jorge Aragonés

Un adiós muy sentido Dice el poeta que: Cuando un amigo se va Galopando su destino Empieza el alma a vibrar Porque se llena de frío Cuando un amigo se va Queda un espacio vacío Que no lo puede llenar La llegada de otro amigo Read more…

Presentación de Carlota Frisón Fernández

Carlota Frisón Fernández es Doctora en Artes Escénicas por la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) con la tesis El silencio en las imágenes cinematográficas. Formas audiovisuales en el cine español del siglo XXI. Licenciada en Historia por la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). En la Read more…

A cinematic ecology

When reflecting on the imaginary territories built up within the world of cinema-image and state-of-the-art immersive-images, I propose we pay special attention to three related concepts: the ‘creator’ of the images in motion (the director), the ‘imaginary’ (associated traditionally with fiction) and what we call Read more…

The psychosomatic phenomenon (FPS). Limit of the structure of language

Psychosomatics has always been an enigma for the clinic and for medicine. In this article, I take a tour through the different psychotherapeutic currents and the neurobiological research sciences, which, as they advance, support the Freudian theory of the unconscious. Through two clinical cases, I Read more…

The procreation half century after the applications of techniques of assisted reproduction

The work describes psychological aspects of the demand for procreation in an Assisted Reproduction Unit in the framework of public assistance. It highlights the importance of the articulation of mourning due to the loss of biological fertility with the parental functions and the confrontation of Read more…

A propósito de «Estudios de psicología patológica» de José Maria Álvarez

Estudios de psicología patológica José Maria Álvarez Barcelona: Xoroi Edicions, 2017 Para una clínica con fundamentos Dos viñetas memorables de El Roto, vienen como anillo al dedo para presentar y dar cuenta del espíritu de la época en el que José María Álvarez ha escrito Read more…

A propósito de «Autenticidad y reciprocidad. Un diálogo con Ferenczi» de Luis Martín Cabré, coordinador

Luis Martín Cabré (coordinador) Buenos Aires: Biebel, 2017 Me complace enormemente participar en la presentación de este libro y me halaga que Luis Martín Cabré me haya invitado a hacerlo. Primero me referiré a él, que es el coordinador y coautor de esta obra y Read more…

Adolescence: identity, limits, sectarianism

In this article, we firstly intend to summarize the meaning of adolescente the basic tendencies of peer grouping and the importance of setting bounderies. Secondly, we argue that like in any process of change, adolescents face the increasing tension of ceasing to be a child. Read more…

Violence against women, ViolenceS against The woman

This article discusses the premise that the clinical approach to understanding the mindset of those perpetrators who commit acts of domestic/sexist violence cannot be successful if it relies on only social, cultural, historical and political factors. Instead, the clinical approach —and proper assessment— also requires Read more…

Approach to the spiritual dimension in clinical practice

This article tries to explain my experience and my learning, as a specialist in internal and palliative medicine, accompanying ill people who are dying. Healthcare professionals approach our patients with a certain attitude and with respect, trying to explore their threats and their fears that Read more…

The aging of population in the societies of the first world

First-world societies are subject to a growing aging process. This raises problems with regard to the sustainability of the pension system and, at the same time, generates problems of poor or inadequate treatment of elderly people’s needs. This article shows the results of a study Read more…

Uses of drugs and adolescence

This article follows up and expands upon matters discussed at the 18th edition of the Conference for Families Affected by Mental Health Problems in Nou Barris (Barcelona). The title is «Drug Use amongst Teenagers». This is part of general program of activities entitled, «The Prevention Read more…

What to do to grow healthy

This text concerns to an explanation in the XVII Mental Health Working day in Nou Barris. I opted for keep the original contents, addressed to a diverse public, formed by associated familiars of mental patients and health professionals, reflecting the psychic development theory from psychoanalysis, Read more…

Reflections from a psychotherapeutic group dynamics

Reflections about the experience in a psychotherapeutic group dynamic, developed in an adult’s psychiatric hospitalization unit in the public health care system. This study has been carried out based on the group psychotherapeutic experience carried out in the Adult Psychiatric Income Unit of Vega Baja Read more…

To welcome and treat the difference in mental health

This article tries to make a tour of what various authors consider Normality and/or Adaptation, showing that the “normal”, refers only to the area marked by a rule that changes and adapts to various historical contexts that the subject has lived, and the difficulty of Read more…

Presentación de Valéria Ferreira

Valeria Ferreira es psicoterapeuta de orientación psicoanalítica y psicóloga sanitaria. Siempre le ha interesado enlazar la práctica clínica con la investigación teórica y, es de este modo como se ha construido su carrera profesional. Fruto de esta inquietud han sido los numerosos estudios de investigación Read more…

Psychodynamic factors underlying recurrence in cases of women victims of gender violence

Clinical experience with female victims of gender violence shows that in a considerable number of cases there is a repetition in that these women are recurrent victims of physical and / or psychological violence, either by the same or different partners. This has two sides: Read more…

The hypochondriac enjoyment and the medicalized society

The fact that death is inevitable makes the narcissist a hypochondriac, because it makes the healthy presence of oneself in the future an extremely uncertain matter. Given that the hypochondriac, in addition to its psychic structure, the environment also does so, the excess of medicalization, Read more…

Presentació de Samuel Gerson

Ens complau compartir amb vosaltres aquesta interessant entrevista amb Samuel Gerson, psiquiatra-psicoanalista i premi 2007 Elise M. Hayman Award per l’estudi de l’Holocaust . Congrés de l’Associació Psicoanalítica Internacional. Aquest psicoanalista ha centrat la seva feina i el seu estudi en el compromís amb el Read more…

Las marcas de la indiferencia. Entrevista a Samuel Gerson

—Empecemos por lo que suena más difícil: ¿podría explicarme el concepto que ideó, denominado «tercero muerto»? El concepto de la «terceridad» es ahora muy popular en el psicoanálisis, pero tiene muchas definiciones diferentes. En mi trabajo planteé que si yo vivo una experiencia estoy yo, Read more…

A propósito de «Winnicott y la perspectiva relacional en el psicoanálisis» de Francesc Sáinz

Francesc Sáinz Bermejo Colección Salud Mental, Fundació Vidal i Barraquer, Barcelona, Herder, 2017. Es para mí un placer presentar en la revista Intercanvis, Papers de Psicoanàlisi, el último libro escrito por Francesc Sáinz, socio fundador de esta revista, conocedor de la obra de Winnicott además Read more…

In defense of subjectivity. Movement for the defense of public mental health

This paper introduces the Platform for Defens of Public Mental Health in Catalonia —an assembly movement of interdisciplinary professionals participating in a personal basis, created to face currrent mental health crucial problems— and its goals, framed in a clinic, ethical, and political commitment. Teresa Morandi Read more…

A critical review at bisexual theory

It is not a matter of erasing sex differences between subjects, but of emphasizing these differences even more. No sexual position might be considered as forming part of a homogeneous group, nor should heterosexuality have a privilege over other forms of sexual composition. The different Read more…

The erogenic drive singularity

This article presents a figurative proposal of the psychic organization focusing its attention on the capacities of assimilation of the external by the singularity of the child in its exchange with the primary objects. It also establishes conjectures in relation to physicochemistry referring to the Read more…

The importance of psychological support in perinatal grief

The work of mourning in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. In this paper we present some reflections on the work of mourning in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. In preterm birth, the mother often experiences feelings of loss in front of the lack of an Read more…

Who knocks at the door?

I’d like to approach the refugees issue as a political and social problem that engages us all objectively and subjectively. The cruelty and harshness of the experiences of the refugee claimants implies such high level of suffering that is likely to break their psychological and Read more…

Multicausality and overdetermination of violence

The human, the subject, is a social, cultural and historical phenomenon characterized by a complex epistemological stratification. The analysis of violence is also a very complex phenomenon. Violence is a multicausal phenomenon whose explanation lies in the presence and interaction of a considerable number of Read more…

Para Luis Sales
Acerca del artículo “Represión originaria (Urverdrängung), un concepto abierto”
Intercanvis / Intercambios, n.º 34, junio 2015

Querido compañero y amigo: Ante todo, quiero felicitarte por el magnífico artículo del que eres autor, publicado en esta misma revista, acerca de la represión originaria, en ocasión de cumplirse cien años de la aparición de los trabajos de Freud sobre metapsicología, al tiempo que Read more…

A vueltas con la represión originaria
Respuesta a Eduardo Braier

Querido Eduardo: Antes de intentar dar respuesta a las interesantes cuestiones que me planteas a partir de la lectura de mi artículo sobre la represión originaria, permíteme que te exprese mi agradecimiento por el interés que, tal como manifiestas en tu escrito, te ha suscitado este trabajo concreto y, más Read more…

Celebration of difference and praise of uprooting and acceptance Identities, migrations, mental health and human rights
Second part

This second part is, again, a nomadic text, under this perspective that traverses knowledge about the migrations, exiles and the diverse human movements. While the previous article was the celebration of the difference in recognition of the singularity of each individual product of their identifications, Read more…

Clinical diagonally, particular transferential practices

This article intends to open a reflection on possible transference practices that from collective devices can hold other listening positions. Based on psychoanalytic reflections raises the possibility of understanding and exercising a non-normative clinical practice that may bring together some of the trauma or suffering Read more…

Memory, grief and psychoanalysis on the long way of pain between 1939 and 2017

As the purpose of traumatic symptom is to find someone to talk to, this article is an attempt to articulate a written answer to the question: which is the attitude psychoanalyst must adopt in cases of mourning for social trauma? Tries to develop cognition traumatic Read more…

Neoliberalism, economic crisis and subject

The current economic crisis, which began in 2008, has been produced from the excesses of the neoliberal system, the latest version of capitalism. This is based on the deregulation, privatization and dismantling of the welfare state, born after the Second World War. The Friedmanian claim Read more…