Frédéric Tordo: the uses of the digital in borderline cases

This article presents a possible way of adjusting the analytic setting arising from the use of digital technology in the treatment of the borderline patient. The five functions carried out by digital technology in these treatments will then be presented: the virtual presence of the analysis ensuring the continuity of being; the play of touching-being touched; the play of the double limit; inscription of psychic traces; and finally, the work of virtualization.

Adolescence, 2015, 33, 3, 535-546.