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Destructiveness and possible constructions in life and in psychoanalysis
Author/s: Luisa Perrone 
Year:  2016 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  17 Pg. 111-127 FullText PDF:  197 KB
DOI:  10.3280/PSP2016-002008
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Through the description of a clinical case, the Author aims to reflect upon self-cutting, which is nowadays largely spread out among teenagers and young adults, and more generally on severe pathologies that involve extensive use of the body as a vehicle for communicating primitive self experiences. She also discusses the peculiarities of the pschoanalytical setting to be co-created with the patient in the treatment of serious illnesses, whose level of primitive destructiveness threatens not only their lives but also the chances of cure.
Keywords: Self-cutting in adolescence, setting in severe psychopatologies, primary masochism, death narcissism.

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Luisa Perrone, Destructiveness and possible constructions in life and in psychoanalysis in "PSICOTERAPIA PSICOANALITICA" 2/2016, pp. 111-127, DOI:10.3280/PSP2016-002008


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