Sébastien Chapellon: crossing a border in adolescence

Having to leave one’s country to settle in a foreign country with unknown customs leads to considerable psychic upheaval, especially in adolescence. At this time of life, it is particularly hard to confront the griefs and changes caused by migration. As evidence of this, the case of an adolescent girl dealing with painful migration circumstances shows the containing function of the cultural setting.

Adolescence, 2020, 38, 1, 225-243.