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Childhood Psychosis

A Lacanian Perspective, 1st Edition

By Silvia Elena Tendlarz


144 pages

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This book, focusing on the work of Jacques Lacan, examines psychosis in children, without ignoring the study of neurosis in childhood and concentrates on autism as produced by psychic disorders, by the symbolic failure that brings about the inclusion of the subject into the psychotic structure.

Table of Contents

Introduction, CHAPTER ONE Lacan and childhood psychosis, CHAPTER TWO The structure of the subject, CHAPTER THREE Lacan's remarks on childhood psychosis, CHAPTER FOUR Varieties of treatment, CHAPTER FIVE A Lacanian view of treatment, CHAPTER SIX Final reflections.

About the Author

Silvia Elena Tendlarz is a member of the World Association of Psychoanalysis and is a psychoanalyst in private practice in Buenos Aires. She holds a doctorate in psychology from the University of Salvador in Buenos Aires and a doctorate in Psychoanalysis from the University of Paris VIII. She has written various books in the field of psychoanalysis.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health