Where we fall ill
Where we fall ill

Septemper 23, 2022 Z. Loparic Winnicott revolutionized psychoanalytic pathology when he stated, in 1948, that schizophrenia is a sort of environmental deficiency disease. Mental illnesses are traditionally seen in psychoanalysis as a result of...

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Where we live creatively
Where we live creatively

Septemper 16, 2022 Z. Loparic Winnicott established a clear contrast between his concept of creative living, whereby the individual builds a life that, whatever the suffering, is worth living, and the Freudian concept of adaptive living for the...

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Two Ways to Live One’s Life
Two Ways to Live One’s Life

Cult, April 22, 2022 Z. Loparic Winnicott did not change psychoanalysis by providing new answers to old problems. His revolution consisted in recognizing the existence of problems that had evaded psychoanalytic treatment or been misdiagnosed, and...

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THE KUHNIAN FRAMEWORK

KUHN AND PSYCHOANALYSIS 1. The use of Kuhn theory of paradigms and of scientific revolution in recent Winnicott studies  Winnicott was and still is acknowledged by many as an outstanding practitioner who, however, did not make any decisive...

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Proposal for Candidacy to the Presidency of the IWA

I. The slate President: Roseana Garcia (Brazil) Vice-President: Zhao Chengzhi (China) Vice-President: Rosário Belo (Portugal) Treasurer: Ariadne Engelberg de Moraes (Brazil) Assistant Treasurer: Cris Paiva (Brazil) Secretary: Wei Chenchi (Kevin)...

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Winnicott´s Clinical Cases
Winnicott´s Clinical Cases

Winnicott’s works contain many clinical cases, of different types, rounded off with numerous vignettes that greatly enrich his texts. Case materials, of course, arouse the immediate interest of readers, both professional and amateur, but might...

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