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Quando a pena é um mal necessário na psicose melancólica

Abstract : This paper questions self-therapeutic logic within melancholic delusion. The clinical cases presented here as a contribution teach us that melancholic psychotics can try to treat their delusional blame through self-inflicted violence, and also through hetero- aggressive behavior and crime. In each of these cases, the “self-accusation-self-punishment” relationship is at work. This balances out pleasure — to the extent that we can state that punishment, within ambivalence (moral suffering and inflicted punishment), is a necessary evil in melancholia.
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Romuald Hamon, Yohan Trichet. Quando a pena é um mal necessário na psicose melancólica. Revista Latinoamericana de Psicopatologia Fundamental, Associação Universitária de Pesquisa em Psicopatologia Fundamental, 2017, 20 (3), pp.129-146. ⟨hal-01701900⟩



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