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Christian Flavigny: Adolescence and adoption: The debt for life

Adoption revives the psychical stakes of the debt proper to every filiation, a debt that feels unbearable in adolescence. Adolescent protest in adoptive filial relationships has a specific characteristic, demolishing the theme of truth and putting in its place that of parental legitimity. This is not without consequences for adoption protocols.

Adolescence, 2016, 34, 4, 795-805.