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On Freud's Mourning and Melancholia

1st Edition

By Thierry Bokanowski

Routledge

240 pages

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Paperback: 9781855757448
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Both melancholia and mourning are triggered by the same thing, that is, by loss. The distinction often made is that mourning occurs after the death of a loved one while in melancholia the object of love does not qualify as irretrievably lost.

About the Author

Thierry Bokanowski

About the Series

The International Psychoanalytical Association Contemporary Freud Turning Points and Critical Issues Series

This series considers at least two lines of development: a contemporary reading of Freud that reclaims his contributions and a clarification of the logical and epistemic perspectives from which he is read today.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY000000
PSYCHOLOGY / General
PSY036000
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health