Archives par mot-clé : De-pathologization

Maya Foigel, Renato Mezan: from non-conformity to gender diversity

The reflections presented in this article are the result of ten years of clinical work with gender-diverse Brazilian adolescents in public and private outpatient treatment. Working with these adolescents makes psychoanalysts reconsider the fundamental principles or the theory that inspires them. In this respect, de-pathologizing and paying attention to the unique stories of transgender adolescents can greatly enrich the discussion.

Adolescence, 2023, 41, 2, 407-419.