The Subject of Psychosis: A Lacanian Perspective (Hardcover)

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The Subject of Psychosis: A Lacanian Perspective (Hardcover)

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This book discusses what Jacques Lacan's oeuvre contributes to our understanding of psychosis. Presenting a close reading of original texts, Stijn Vanheule proposes that Lacan's work on psychosis can best be framed in terms of four broad periods.
STIJN VANHEULE is Associate Professor in the Department of Psychoanalysis and Clinical Consulting at Ghent University, Belgium, and a Clinical Psychologist and Psychoanalyst in Private Practice. He is the author of multiple papers on Lacanian and Freudian psychoanalysis, psychoanalytic research into psychopathology, and clinical psychodiagnostics.
Product Details ISBN: 9780230276642
ISBN-10: 0230276644
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: October 3rd, 2011
Pages: 194
Language: English

"This text offers an excellent reading of Lacan's development of a theory of the subject of psychosis that should serve as a springboard into the practise of the psychoanalytic clinic today." - Theory and Psychology