Difference Neurosis Psychosis by Sigmund Freud

08/05/2014 / 0 comments

In connection with a train of thought raised in other quarters, which was concerned with the origin and prevention of the psychoses, a simple formula has now occurred to me which deals with what is perhaps the most important genetic difference between a neurosis and a psychosis: neurosis is the result of a conflict between…

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Borderline diagnosis by Jean-Jacques Rassial

05/04/2014 / 0 comments

The borderline diagnosis appears at the illegitimate meeting point of two clinics: the psychiatric clinic and the psychoanalytic clinic. Le diagnostic d’état limite apparaît à la rencontre illégitime de deux cliniques : la clinique psychiatrique et la clinique psychanalytique. Rassial J-J, Le Sujet en état limite, Denoël, Paris, 1999, p.14