Archives par mot-clé : Psychotherapy of the adolescent

Odile Falque : the fantasy of the blade

Using a case involving a treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder, and exchanges between therapists during a Seminar in Adolescent Psychotherapy, we will try to pinpoint what underlies the issue of identity conquest and the problem of homosexuality in adolescence. The « fantasy of the blade » – a reference to the religious identificatory figure of St. George – helps organize theoretical and clinical observations.

Adolescence, 2013, T. 31, n°4, pp. 917-934.