Social networks and mental health: teenage girls tangled

Several risks lie in wait for teenage girls who use social networks regularly, including damage to their emotional stability and self-esteem precisely when they are going through a vital stage in their lives when they are most vulnerable. The psychic processes involved in the consolidation Read more…

Violence against women, ViolenceS against The woman (2nd part)

The psychoanalytic clinic with women subjected to abuse and sexist violence raises many questions, difficulties and uncertainties. In this article we gather some of the most frequently asked questions about the psychological characteristics of women who endure for many years relationships that entail violence and 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…

On the precarious situation of attention to mental health in Catalonia

This work is a compilation of three articles published in the Journal of Health: Care in mental health: more patients and fewer resources. Children are an example of family and social insecurity. Mental health professionals: invisible and overloaded. These themes are developed more widely to Read more…

Presentation of article «How to accompany the adolescent who aborts?» by Anna Casino

[Text in Spanish]: Cuando le propuse a Anna Casino dar una sesión clínica en el Col·legi Oficial de Psicòlegs de Catalunya no era consciente de lo que realmente ha resultado ser. Me he dado cuenta al leer su artículo, que publica Intercanvis en este apartado Read more…

New approaches in psychoanalytic psychotherapy: IV Symposium of the Spanish Federation of Associations of Psychotherapists (FEAP)

[Text in Spanish]: El pasado 9 de mayo se celebró en Barcelona el IV Simposio de la sección de psicoterapia psicoanalítica de la FEAP, federación que aglutina a diversas asociaciones de profesionales de la psicoterapia de distintas orientaciones y del conjunto del estado. El simposio Read more…

«I give you my eyes» (Story of a fusional bond in which pain and violence go together)

[Text in Spanish]: Los psicoanalistas no sólo disponemos del material del paciente para investigar acerca de los mecanismos más ocultos que se juegan en las relaciones humanas. El relato cinematográfico es también un recurso excelente para poner la mirada psicoanalítica, y la directora Itziar Bollaín Read more…

Successes and failures – lights and shadows: reflections on assisted reproduction

[Text in Spanish]: En el artículo se plantean diversas consideraciones éticas respecto de lo que a veces se considera un éxito o un fracaso en la utilización de determinadas técnicas de reproducción asistida. También se exponen algunas dificultades que experimentan las parejas cuando intervienen donantes: Read more…