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Jacques Vargioni: dirt, the unformed and the ideal. anality in adolescent obesity

This article shows the importance of anality in the appearance, disappearance and transformations of obesity in adolescence. For Danielle, a fantasy of fecalization of the Body-ego seriously mars adolescent narcissism and Ego ideal, and prevents anality from being properly integrated into the feminine Ego. For Camille, it is the opposite: a minimal fantasy sphincterization of the Ego enables a well-tempered way out of obesity and melancholy formlessness.

Adolescence, 2014, 32, 2, 401-413.