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PERES, Rodrigo Sanches. The body on contemporary psychoanalysis: about Pierre Marty's and Joyce McDougall's psychosomatic conceptions. Psicol. clin. [online]. 2006, vol.18, n.1, pp. 165-177. ISSN 1980-5438. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0103-56652006000100014.
This paper has as purpose present some considerations on Pierre Marty's and Joyce McDougall's theoretical conceptions. Such purpose is justified because the referred authors are two of the most important exponents of psychoanalytical psychosomatic and, thus, offer great relevance contributions for understanding of organic illnesses' psychological determinant. Besides, Marty and McDougall introduce concepts on psychoanalysis those are not still properly incorporate to the specialized scientific literature. Consequently, was considered relevant to focus in this paper the discussion of two of those concepts: operational thinking and disaffection.
Keywords : psychosomatic; psychoanalysis; operational thinking; disaffection; somatization.