Sylvie Le Poulichet: from trauma to passion: when the body is called into question

For adolescents whose lives are marked by many traumas starting at birth, it may happen that the onset of Passion – analogous to the suffering of Christ before and during his crucifixion – provides a solution. Using the clinical case of an anorexic adolescent girl, this paper will show how the body calls itself into question before the other, re-opening the fundamental question of desire.

Adolescence, 2015, 33, 1, 47-59.