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Actualités de la nevrose obsessionnelle

Abstract : Are there still neuroses? And, in particular, can we still rely on the category of obsessional neurosis? This question is a bit provocative; however it is far from being groundless. Dealing with the topicality of neuroses implies not only studying the contemporary symptomatic modalities of the neurosis, which changed in the course of time, thus modifying even the forms of demanding an analysis, but also more fundamentally the role that neurosis – obsessional neurosis – can have today in clinical nosography and in the social field. Obsessional neurosis was represented for the first time under this name five years before the beginning of last century. Is it by chance that it appears so late in nosography descriptions and if it is by the pen of Freud? What has it become today? This work seeks to demonstrate the relevance of the topicality of obsessional neurosis, especially as it no longer seems valid for "psychologists" who cut themselves off from the clinic. It is however more topical than ever, as soon as one returns to the clinic and articulates it to the movements across the social field. We seek to show that the Freudian description of obsessional neurosis is exemplary and complete. Which is not by chance, as far as the psychoanalytical concepts prove themselves to be necessary to “think" of it as such. From the Freudian description, we propose to demonstrate the modernity of obsessional neurosis and how the social functioning of contemporary society attests to the obsessional logic, in particular through evaluation and the phenomenon of faith.
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Sébastien Rose. Actualités de la nevrose obsessionnelle. Psychologie. Université Rennes 2, 2009. Français. ⟨tel-00416390⟩

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