The Empty Subject: Un-Triggered Psychoses in the New Forms of the Symptom: 1998: Massimo Recalcati

by Julia Evans on January 1, 1998

The Empty Subject:  Un-Triggered Psychoses in the New Forms of the Symptom:

Massimo Recalcati

1999

Translated by Jorge Jauregui

Published:

1)  Lacanian Ink no 26, Fall 2005, at www.lacan.com : Available here.

2)  Originally published: IL SOGGETTO VUOTO: PSICOSI NON SCATENATE NELLE NUOVE FORME DEL SINTOMO: Sezione Clinica di Milano nel corso dell’anno 1998-’99: available here.

References:

Sigmund Freud: ‘The Economic Problem of Masochism’ (1924c): S.E. XIX, London: The Hogarth Press: 1986  or Penguin Freud Library Vol. 11

Jacques Lacan:

Seminar III: The Psychoses:1955-1956 (available here) &

On a question preliminary to any possible treatment of psychosis: January 1958

Lacan, J., “Les complexes familiaux dans la formation de l’individu”, in Autres Écrits, Paris: Seuil, 2001. Details of English translation here

Lacan, J., “Del discorso psicoanalitico,” Milano, 05/12/1972, in Lacan in Italia, Milano: La Salamandra, 1978. English translation available here

Other references quoted:

Federn, Paul, Ego Psychology and the Psychoses, New York: Basic Books, 1961

Miller, Jacques-Alain, “Della natura dei sembianti,” in La Psicoanalisi 13, Roma: Astrolabio, 1994, pp. 200-2

Winnicott, D.W., “La distorzione dell’io in rapporto al vero e falso Sé” and “Classificazione: esiste un contributo psicoanalitico alla classificazione psichiatrica?”, in Sviluppo affettivo e ambiente, Roma: Armando, 1970.

Deutsch, Helene, “Some Forms of Emotional Disturbance and their Relationship to Schizophrenia,” in The Psychoanalytic Quarterly 11, 1942. : Availability :

Some forms of emotional disturbance and their relationship to schizophrenia: 1942 : Helene Deutsch or here

Basaglia, F., L’anoressia mentale è una nevrosi o una psicopatia?, Trieste, 1972.

Cottet, Serge, “Gai Savoir et triste vérité,” in La Cause freudienne 35, 1997. English translation available here.

Miller, J.-A., “Cause et consentement”, 05/05/1988, unpublished.

Miller, J.-A. and Laurent, Eric, “L’Autre qui n’existe pas et ses comités d’action,” 11/20/1998.

On the concept of disconnection or “dis-anchoring” (débrancher), see IRMA, La Conversazione di Arcachon. Casi rari: gli inclassificabilli nella clinica, Roma: Astrolabio, 1999.

On Joyce’s case and its significance in the late Lacan, see A. Villa, “Il caso Joyce: osservazioni sul síntomo col ‘th,’” in Studi di psicoanalisi – Annali della Sezione Clinica di Milano, 1, Milano: La Vita Felice, 1999.

Further texts:

Ordinary Psychosis here