Reading and writing: psychoanalytical treatment in a case of paranoia.


Difficulties encountered in clinical work with psychoses require psychoanalytical approaches different from those used for treating neurosis. The authors use a clinical case of a paranoiac patient to highlight the role played by writing, drawing, and painting in the psychoanalytical treatment of psychosis. They also discuss the role of the reader-analyst in… (More)


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@article{Freire2005ReadingAW, title={Reading and writing: psychoanalytical treatment in a case of paranoia.}, author={Joyce Marly Gonçalves Freire and Adriana Campos de Cerqueira Leite and D{\'e}bora Siqueira Bueno and Luciana Balbo Portella and S{\'i}lvia Igleses Ribes and Tatiana Carvalho Assadi and Vera L{\'u}cia Colucci and M{\'a}rio Eduardo Costa Pereira}, journal={American journal of psychoanalysis}, year={2005}, volume={65 3}, pages={219-38} }