Archives par mot-clé : Therapeutic contract

Pablo Votadoro: hate under contract: in-hospital treatment of anorexia

There is no evidence regarding the use of a therapeutic contract in treating severe forms of anorexia, except that it seems necessary to find some way of providing a framework for the hate we encounter. Self-hatred and hatred of the other are characteristically experienced through the body rather than expressed; the contractual format remains an appropriate response that can help overcome this ordeal.

Adolescence, 2019, 37, 2, 247-267.