The article situates tertiary processes (A. Green) as subjectivation work. They originate in the link with the first subjectal object, the mother. The tertiary processes have two interwoven components: negative, trying to sort through the power of external objects (work of negative hallucination), and positive, psychic creativity, representance which is shared among three angles of study: affect, internal-external object representation, and word representation.
Adolescence, 2022, 40, 1, 9-24.