[Psychoanalytic aspects of depression, including mania].

  title={[Psychoanalytic aspects of depression, including mania].},
  author={Raymond Battegay},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychoanalyse},
  volume={33 2},
  • Raymond Battegay
  • Published 1987 in
    Zeitschrift fur Psychosomatische Medizin und…
The narcissistic emptiness respectively depletion in depression with the consecutive deficient narcissistic cathexis of ego, id, superego as well as of the body leads to the fact that the people concerned lose all the pleasureful freshness which healthy persons have, but are also unable to build up or to maintain a communicative object relation. On the one hand depressives have the desire to incorporate and to possess in a compensatory-fusionary way objects and on the other hand, since the… CONTINUE READING