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Body configurations on psychosis

Marcia Goidanich About the author

This article proposes a reflection about some peculiarities of the body constitution on psychotic structures according to lacanian psychoanalytical understanding and with Walter Benjamin's propositions. It points out psychosis as a privileged exemple to think about the splited body theorizations, since the psychotic subjects do not symbolise a significant that makes the function of an integrational supposed knowledge and continue always alienated in an indeterminate desire of a specular other.

body; psychosis; psychoanalysis; Lacan; Benjamin


Associação Brasileira de Psicologia Social Programa de Pós-graduação em Psicologia, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Centro de Filosofia e Ciências Humanas (CFCH), Av. da Arquitetura S/N - 7º Andar - Cidade Universitária, Recife - PE - CEP: 50740-550 - Belo Horizonte - MG - Brazil
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