The Chronicle of Éric Laurent – Starts of the Clinic and the Dead-End of Neuro-Multiculturalism LQ 208 : 16th May 2012 : Éric Laurent

by Julia Evans on May 16, 2012

Originally published:

In Lacan Quotidien no 208 : as La Chronique d’Éric Laurent Les soubresauts de la clinique et l’impasse du neuromulticulturalisme : Éric Laurent : on 16th May 2012 : at : Available here

In English translation:

Circulated on New Lacanian School Messager ( : as [nls-messager] 492/ LQ Translations – a selection from Lacan Quotidien 208 : on           4th July 2012 : translated by Frances Coates-Ruet : Available

1) Available here  or

2) Available here

Further texts

By Éric Laurent here

The Chronicle of Éric Laurent : The Profound and Enduring Crisis of the DSM Zone LQ 219 : 6th June 2012 or here

Psychoanalysis and the Post-DSM Crisis : 2014 : Éric Laurent or here

Why is the Ideology of Evaluation Pernicious? by Jean-Claude Maleval on April 14, 2010 or here

Autism here

Evidence base for treatments (NICE) here

Evaluation and Outcome Measurement here

See also

Psychoanalysis and the Post-DSM Crisis : 2014 : Éric Laurent or here

Work capability assessments for those with NICE/DSM defined mental illness by Julia Evans on October 27, 2013 or here

A competition between the UK Government, the Medical Model via psychiatrists & the Mormons for the correct definition of the science of mental health by Julia Evans on April 18, 2013 or here

English context of Autism in relation to medical and other political formulations by Julia Evans on June 30, 2012 or here


Comments on the World Association of Psychoanalysis’s congress’s theme are available here

Which include :

The 2012 Congress’s theme:

The Symbolic Order in the XXI Century: Consequences for the Treatment : 9th July 2010: Éric Laurent or here


The real in the XXI st century: 27th April 2012: Jacques-Alain Miller

Presented by Jacques-Alain Miller on 27th April 2012 in Buenos Aires on :

Presentation of the Theme of the IXth Congress of the World Association of Psychoanalysis:  ‘A Great Disorder of the Real, in the 21st Century’: to take place in Paris in 2014

Available here