«The desire stems from a difference rather than a resemblance». Interview with Luce Irigaray

This comprehensive interview allows an approach into the rich and innovative thought of the French-speaking philosopher, feminist, linguist, and psychoanalyst Luce Irigaray. Through a series of questions, and starting from the difficult situation in which the pandemic has placed us, the keys to its theoretical production are addressed, Read more…

Protection of health. Accompaniment in and with feelings (method AcSent)

This article arises from the speech I gave at a conference in Budapest. It intends to make a reflection on prevention in health and to help professionals and institutions involved in health to become aware of the need to create healthy emotional bonds between human Read more…

Presentation of article «Reflections around the law of the euthanasia» by Marta Vidal i Roig

[Automatic translation from Catalan]: On 17 December 2020, the Congress of Deputies approved the Proposition of Organic Law for the Regulation of the euthanasia. On 24 March 2021, it was published in the Official Journal of the State, as Organic Law 3/2021, of 24 March, Read more…

Review of the book «The bipolar spectrum» by Joel Paris

Joel Paris is a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University (Canada). In this book Paris addresses a highly topical issue: the enormous increase in the number of diagnoses associated with bipolar disorder, not only in the adult population, but also in children. Read more…

Remote psychoanalytic therapy

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned distance therapy into a very useful clinical practice and has raised the need to deepen it. This article discusses this treatment modality and places it in the context of its emergence. We reflect on its virtual characteristics: time, space, distance, Read more…

Review of the book «Melancholia – Clinical and generational Transmission» by Carlos Fernández Atiénzar

«The presence of a book on melancholy is not surprising… It is rarer, on the other hand, to find a book on psychiatry that deals with melancholy. It is pleasant but curious news at this time». With these words, José María Álvarez and Fernando Colina begin the prologue of the book Read more…

Published the Awarded texts in the IV Ángel Garma award

1st Award shared in the IV Ángel Garma Award to best unpublished work on psychoanalysis. Barcelona, 2019 «Gender and sexual difference from a psychoanalytic perspective» by Jorge Marugán Kraus The article co-awarded in the fourth Ángel Garma Award to best unpublisehd work on psychoanalysis is Read more…

The narcissistic perversion

The concept of «narcissistic perversion» (NP) explains a functioning that manifests itself in very different ways, with its pathological nature often going unnoticed, both in mental health and related fields (medical specialties, social services, justice, education). The interest of knowing and identifying NP is that, Read more…

Document from the Neonatal Studies Group

In March 2020, the Newborn’s Study Group, faced with the outbreak of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, considered the consequences of measures to restrict the presence of parents in neonatal units. These measures modify the paradigm in the Developmental and Family Centered Care (DCFC) model. The adverse Read more…

About some transformations and uses of term «difference» in recent times.
Women and politics

[Text in Catalan]: El moviment d’emancipació femenina ha aspirat i aspira a harmonitzar dos moviments de la democràcia moderna que no sempre han anat equilibrats: la universalitat dels drets humans i la dualitat dels sexes, present en tota la tradició utòpica del segle XIX (pensem Read more…

Facebook-style transfers in psychoanalytic treatments

The current times, of post-modernity or over-modernity, are characterized by weak, fragile and liquid relationships, as Zygmunt Bauman says. It is becoming more and more common, especially in adolescents, but not only in them, a kind of transference attachment that I’m going to call «Facebook-style», Read more…