Foundation of the oscillations of mood is unknown by Sigmund Freud

16/03/2016 / 0 comments

Thus the foundation of these spontaneous oscillations of mood is unknown; we are without insight into the mechanism of the displacement of a melancholia by a mania. La pénétration dans le mécanisme du relais d’une mélancolie par une manie nous fait défaut. English : FREUD S., Group Psychology and the Analysis of Ego (1921), Trad….

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The unconscious judges the melancholic subject guilty by Sigmund Freud

16/10/2015 / 0 comments

No matter the “innocence” of his actions in the loss of the object, the court of the unconscious always judges the melancholic subject guilty. Quoi qu’il en soit en effet de « l’innocence » de ses actes au regard de la perte de l’objet, le tribunal de l’inconscient juge toujours le sujet mélancolique coupable. FREUD…

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Trends of sadism and hate in melancholia by Sigmund Freud

28/09/2015 / 0 comments

The self-tormenting in melancholia, which is without doubt enjoyable, signifies, just like the corresponding phenomenon in obsessional neurosis, a satisfaction of trends of sadism and hate which relate to an object, and which have been turned round upon the subject’s own self in the ways we have been discussing L’auto-martyrisation, sans aucun doute exquise, de…

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Shadow of the object fell upon the ego by Sigmund Freud

24/09/2015 / 0 comments

L’ombre de l’objet est ainsi tombée sur le moi. Thus the shadow of the object fell upon the ego FREUD S., Deuil et mélancolie (1917), PBP, Paris, 2011, p. 56

Identification to the lost object by Sigmund Freud

09/09/2015 / 0 comments

Then, it [libido] wasn’t used to anything but to create an ego’s identification to the lost object. Là, elle [la libido] n’a pas trouvé n’importe quel emploi, mais a servi à créer une identification du moi avec l’objet perdu. FREUD S., Deuil et mélancolie (1917), PBP, Paris, 2011, p. 56

The object’s investment withdew in the ego by Sigmund Freud

04/09/2015 / 0 comments

The object’s investment, which reveals being resistanceless, has been removed, and the liberated libido has not been transferred on another object, but it withdrew in the ego. L’investissement d’objet, se révélant peu résistant, a été supprimé, et pourtant la libido libérée n’a pas été reportée sur un autre objet, mais elle s’est retirée dans le…

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An object’s loss hidden to consciousness by Sigmund Freud

03/09/2015 / 0 comments

Melancholy focuses, in a way, on an object’s loss hidden to consciousness, unlike the mourning, in which the loss is clearly not unconscious. La mélancolie porte, en quelque sorte, sur une perte d’objet dérobée à la conscience, à la différence du deuil, dans lequel la perte n’a rien d’inconscient. FREUD S., Deuil et mélancolie (1917),…

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Self-reproaches blame the beloved object by Sigmund Freud

02/09/2015 / 0 comments

We may get the key of the clinical picture by perceiving that reproaches which patient is addressed are actually blaming a beloved object, that he has turned against his ego. On obtient ainsi la clef du tableau clinique en percevant que les reproches que s’adresse le malade sont en fait des reproches à un objet…

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The bereaved desired the loss of the love object by Sigmund Freud

24/08/2015 / 0 comments

The bereaved blames himself for the loss of love object, which means, to have desired this loss. L’endeuillé s’en veut de la perte d’objet d’amour, c’est-à-dire de l’avoir désirée. FREUD S., Deuil et mélancolie (1917), PBP, Paris, 2011, p. 60

The melancholy incorporates the object by Sigmund Freud

24/05/2014 / 0 comments

The ego wants to incorporate this object into itself, and, in accordance with the oral or cannibalistic phase of libidinal development in which it is, it wants to do so by devouring it.   Le moi voudrait s’incorporer cet objet en le dévorant, conformément à la phase orale ou cannibalistique du développement libidinal.   FREUD…

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Melancholy and Truth for Freud by Laurie Laufer

05/04/2014 / 0 comments

For Freud, melancholy is an access path to the truth. Pour Freud, la mélancolie est une voie d’accès à la vérité. Laufer L., préface in Freud S., Deuil et mélancolie,  PBP, Paris, 2011, p.39