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…

The psychoanalytic dialogue yesterday and today Second part: Free association (continuation). Floating attention, the second golden rule of psychoanalysis?

In the second part of the article (the first part was published in the previous issue of this publication), the author completes his exposition on free association and subsequently goes on to broach the subject of free floating attention, describing the metapsychological foundations of its Read more…

Reflections on the Protocol for the management of childhood deficiency hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the Catalan healthcare system

In May 2015 the Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) handling Protocol for children and youth, was published in the Catalan Health System. We, as professionals of different disciplines attending children and youth suffering from the symptomatology described for this disorder, are aware of the Read more…

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

This article is the first part of an extensive and rigorous reflection regarding identity, diversity, migration and its effects on the mental health of people and their communities. Even though identity is a core theme of psychoanalytical theory, the approach here covers this concept across-the-board Read more…

Of these times and psychoanalysis
Collective and individual subjectivity in the contemporary clinic

Postmodern society questions and dissolves values; consequently, persons who until then have lived in the midst of illusions symbolized by religion, the community and stability now find themselves in a different world. There has come about a fading of comforting gods and fictions that previously Read more…

Presentació d’Iñaki Markez

Em plau presentar-vos la feina de l’Iñaki Markez, amic, metge-psiquiatre, doctor en Neurociències, màster en Drogodependències i Sida, màster en Salut Pública, màster en Gestió Clínica, especialista universitari en Psiquiatria Legal i Forense, director de Norte Salud Mental i membre del Consejo Editorial de la Read more…

On the subject of violence: context, trauma and reparation

Violence is present in life, in human behaviour. It has been and is still a wide field of observation for psychologists, psychiatrists, neurologists and psychoanalysts. Studying the psychological trauma associated with violent demonstrations, which can be unaccountable to those who suffer, without forgetting that violence Read more…

A propòsit de «Psicopatología del poder. Un ensayo sobre la perversión y la corrupción» de Jorge Tizón

Jorge L. Tizón Barcelona: Herder, 2015 Tinc el plaer de presentar aquest llibre en la meva condició de membre del Grup de Treball Psicoanàlisi i Societat del Col•legi Oficial de Psicologia de Catalunya (COPC).1 L’autor, Jorge Tizón, és psiquiatra, psicoanalista, psicòleg i neuròleg, de llarga Read more…