This book deals with specific aspects of psychic functioning and development in adolescence. It offers a conspectus of present-day psychoanalytic understanding of the process of adolescence and its vicissitudes. The book is helpful for those interested in the field of adolescent psychoanalysis.
Table of Contents
Preface -- Adolescence and psychoanalysis: the story of the history -- The transformations of puberty -- Adolescence -- On adolescence -- The second individuation process of adolescence -- A note on the crisis of adolescence: from disappointment to conquest -- The central masturbation fantasy, the final sexual organization, and adolescence -- The pubertal, its sources and fate -- The process of becoming-a-subject in adolescence -- Normality and pathology in adolescence