Jean-Luc Vannier reminds us of the pre-eminence of the unconscious and that of the affect in the Freudian approach
The term was first used by Sigmund Freud in a work named The Neuro-Psychoses of Defence in 1894.
Jean-Luc Vannier is a French psychoanalyst working as a clinician and as an assistant Professor (full-time lecturer) of psychoanalysis at the University of Côte d’Azur, located…
Closest to the phallic but yet not phallic, bisexual, linked to a sensitivity of leads and not to that of a surface, intimately unified,…
Several thoughts arise in the analyst's mind at this stage: we are first of all struck by the ambivalence of Kevin.
Once extended, Kevin quickly adopts a fetal position: this, he says, “allows him to relax and to fall asleep at night in his room.”
His incessant night terrors cause the mother of Kevin, aged 13, to take an appointment.
The use of cannabis can also be enlightened through what we name “the needs of links”.
The use of psychoactive substances is the third major risk at teenage time. The “first” cigarette is the gateway to the subsequent poly-drug use.
Specialists generally agree to name this period of life as a “discontinuity”, a “failure”, a “psychotic moment” among the great cycles of life.