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…