Twenty-First Century Psychoanalysis

1st Edition

Thomas Svolos

Routledge
Published April 12, 2017
Reference - 294 Pages
ISBN 9781782205036 - CAT# K378209

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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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