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"White" Psychosis and Psychoanalytic Treatment
Journal Title: PSICOANALISI 
Author/s: Adolfo Pazzagli 
Year:  2016 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  12 Pg. 26-36 FullText PDF:  161 KB
DOI:  10.3280/PSI2016-002002
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The Author examines the problems pertaining to the considerable nosographic indefiniteness of the schizophrenic area. He suggests the possible existence of so- called "white psychoses", with few or no psychotic symptoms, but with underlying deep levels, organizations or structures of this kind which may emerge under stress or during psychoanalytic treatment; a process that - paradoxically - is manifested through a worsening of symptoms. The Author then examines some consequences of this phenomenon in the relationship and in the psychoanalytic treatment.
Keywords: Nosography, psychoses, "white psychoses", psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, schizophrenia.

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Adolfo Pazzagli, "White" Psychosis and Psychoanalytic Treatment in "PSICOANALISI" 2/2016, pp. 26-36, DOI:10.3280/PSI2016-002002


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