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Adolescence & Developmental Breakdown: A Psychoanalytic View by Moses Laufer;M.Egle Laufer

By Moses Laufer;M.Egle Laufer

During this publication, Moses and Egle Laufer contend that seriously disturbed youngsters might be assessed and taken care of psychoanaytically, and that their ailment differs from related ailment in older sufferers, and that the psychopathology has its conflicts over the sexually mature physique.

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The superego may safeguard the child's ego, but resolution of the oedipus complex means that there is a unification and an integration of the prephallic and phallic body representations. We now begin to see developmentally the outcome of infantile sexuality, which takes into account the cathexis of the body, the relation to the mother, and the preoedipal — that is, noninces­ tuous—gratifications from this relationship to the mother and to one's own body (Loewald 1979). But "oedipal resolution" also implies the ultimate narcissistic cathexis of the sexual body image, which means that the preoe­ dipal relationships and internalizations are now emotionally ex­ perienced as love or hatred for one's own phallic or castrated body.

Nor did he feel that he could turn to the outside world for help in dealing with these forces. He could only say that this time was lonely and that he did not care whether he lived or not. He wanted to die, he said, when he felt sure that his mad thoughts and his activity during mastur­ bation would never change. " Part of the initial task in treatment was to try to reawaken a feeling of wanting or needing people. For a while he felt that the analyst was the only person he could trust and that only in treatment could he risk showing the extent of his despair.

Jane was in analysis from the age of seventeen to twenty­ four, having come for treatment after a sudden serious episode at school where she started yelling and attacked other stu­ dents. Although this might have been considered to be the first sign of an acute developmental breakdown, it became ob­ vious during her treatment that the breakdown had really taken place quietly at about the time of puberty, when she be­ gan to feel compelled to have intercourse and became con­ vinced that somebody would one day kill her—a belief that was a persistent issue in the transference—that is, of feeling that the analyst did not care for her and really wanted her to die.

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