As a defence mechanism, denial is the refusal to accept reality or facts.
Tags: Sigmund Freud
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.
Below is a clinical report of a psychoanalytic treatment. The title quotes a famous slip of Sigmund Freud in a letter to his friend…