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…

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…

Presentation of Samuel Gerson

[Text in Catalan]: 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 Read more…

The traces of indifference. Interview with Samuel Gerson

[Text in Spanish]: —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 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. Keywords defense 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…