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Twenty-First Century Psychoanalysis

ISBN 9781782205036
Published April 12, 2017 by Routledge
294 Pages

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Book Description

This book articulates a possible future for Lacan and psychoanalysis, through an exploration of the historical trajectory of psychoanalysis and a survey of the ways Lacanian psychoanalysis offers a unique response to the pressing clinical demands.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- Twenty-first century psychoanalysis -- On the Legacy of Jacques Lacan in the United States -- Jacques Lacan, reader -- Lacanian Explications -- From the father to a father -- Terrible events and their relation to the universal trauma of subjectivity -- Fundamental fantasy as the axiom of the unconscious -- Introducing the symptom -- The supposed-to know-to read-otherwise -- The body politic -- The psychoanalytic soapbox -- Addiction -- Introducing the new symptoms -- More, more, more addiction -- Psychosis -- Ordinary psychosis -- Ordinary psychosis in the era of sinthome and semblant -- Encore, Encore: Conceptual Extracts from Seminar 20 -- Encore, encore: knowledge -- Encore, encore: love -- Encore, encore: feminine -- Remarks on Psychoanalysis -- The specificity of psychoanalysis relative to psychotherapy -- Neurasthenic psychoanalysis and the Name of the Father -- Countertransference is the symptom of the analyst -- There is no situation in the United States -- Remarks on the Mental Health Field -- The American plague -- A comment on the segregation in the clinic today -- Realist, modern, and postmodern diagnosis in the psychiatric field -- The crumbled building blocks of evidence-based medicine -- Depression screening as the latest avatar of moralism in American public mental health

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