François Richard: suicidal tendency and the figure of the dead child

This article imagines the connections between the adolescent suicide attempt and the symbiotic relationship with primary objects, starting with the way that an adult patient is able to elaborate, after the fact, his adolescent suicidal tendency, the revival at puberty of his infantile Oedipal desires and the persistence of a symbiotic mode of relating.

Adolescence, 2015, 33, 4, 871-883.