The child and pediatric dentistry

The birth and evolution of pediatric dentistry is described. The clinical relevance of psychoanalytic theory, determining the importance of interdisciplinary work for the treatment of children in the dental clinic, is underlined. In early childhood development, there is an important evolutionary triad consisting of the Read more…

Mental suffering in Covid-19

Dossier: Covid-19? The pandemic caused by SARS-CoV-2 has caused and is still causing a health, economic, social and cultural crisis. Previously, a general optimism had been installed that was based on a premise: humanity has defeated bacteria and viruses. However, the arrival of the coronavirus Read more…

Approach to death in a long-stay residential unit

Dossier: Covid-19? Re-establishing links: «crossing the familiar history and the work of the subjectivity. Approach and support in front of the death of their relatives» Presentation of the work proposed to do with families of residents with intellectual disability and mental health disorders in a Read more…

Effects on the mental health of people in residential emergency processes in Ciutat Meridiana (Barcelona)

Incidence of the Covid-19 pandemic and suicide risk. A look at psychological distress and mental health. This article aims to explain the phenomenon of psychological distress of people who are in a situation of extreme housing vulnerability, based on the experience of the psychologists members Read more…

About the coronavirus and the thought of John N. Gray

This article reviews the reflections of the English political philosopher John Gray on the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic in the societies of the immediate future. Gray’s conclusion is forceful: “The era of peak globalization is over”. Keywords coronavirus, John Gray, globalization, liberalism. [Text in Read more…

Diary of the confinement in the life of children and adolescents

The situation that we have lived through and are still living as a result of the pandemic caused by COVID-19, has been a fact of which we still cannot assess the physical, psychological, economic, social, historical and, in general, vital consequences that will have in our lives. [Text in Spanish] Read more…

Emotional heritage – Journey to Invisible Feels

[Text in Catalan]: L’herència emocional tracta de les relacions humanes i de la seva influència en el comportament humà, de com determinen les nostres relacions, de com són heretades, ja que són emocions presents en les nostres relacions més primerenques i en les relacions amb els nostres pares. Read more…

Some notes about the book «The Secret of Antoni Tàpies» by Massimo Recalcati

El secreto de Antoni Tàpies Reflexiones sobre la poética del muro Massimo Recalcati Barcelona: Ediciones Ned, 2020 [Text in Catalan]: El 24 de gener, es va presentar a la Casa del Llibre de la Rambla de Catalunya a Barcelona el llibre El secreto de Antoni Read more…

Open dialog at Badalona Mental Health Center for Adults 2

Open Dialogue (OD) is the Finnish model that has revolutionized the public mental health care, and the treatment and evolution of psychosis. With an approach of community intervention in network using dialogical therapy, constitutes the basis for this presentation of preliminary experiences by the Mental Read more…

Inclusive school and control society

Tenderness as a proposal to combat medicalization in childhood   The article analyses the increasing psychopathologization of children educational system in the model known as «inclusive school» in Catalonia. It focuses in the description of some devices, and proposes some conditions, necessary for intervention in 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…

Repeat, build and elaborate. Reflections on the unrepeatable repetition in the theory and clinic of contemporary psychoanalysis

In this paper the author describes a clinical case related to the contemporary theoretical conceptualizations of repetition, construction and elaboration of those amnesic psychic contents and attitudes which some of our patients insistently repeat during the developement of their psychoanalytic process. The involvement of the Read more…