Aleksandra Pitteri, Frédéric Tordo: lockdowns and the digital as traumatic mimicry

The unprecedentedness of the Covid pandemic helped to we psychic resistances, often revealing traumatic experiences that had been hidden until now. In this context, the traumatic experience has been called forth by three factors: the effect of the lockdowns, the omnipresence of digital technology, lastly the general use of remote consultations in mental health care. We will discuss this multiple calling forth of the traumatic in light of what is understood about the adolescent process.

Adolescence, 2022, 40, 1, 193-204.