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    • Memory and phantasy 

      O'Donnell, Barry (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 1999)
      There is a presupposition in the term 'false memory syndrome' that there are memories that are true and memories that are false; that a false memory is something fabricated and that it therefore has no bearing on the truth; ...
    • The Parmenides and the One 

      O'Donnell, Barry (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 2004)
      I am going to talk to you about a dialogue by Plato called Parmenides because both in Seminar XIX, …ou pire, and in the series of lectures entitled The knowledge of the psychoanalyst, Lacan indicates it as a text which ...
    • Plato's good for Lacan 

      O'Donnell, Barry (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 1998)
      This paper is about sex. And if it is about sex, it is about number. In the final weeks of the Seminar entitled Crucial Problems for Psychoanalysis Lacan identifies what has been a theme, perhaps the major one, of that ...
    • Psychoanalysis: a mapping out, turning the symbolic inside out 

      Ball, Terry (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 2015)
      This paper considers the notion of psychoanalysis as a ‘mapping out' which was put forward by Lacan in his 24th Seminar, L'insu que sait de l'une bévue s'aile à mourre. The implied synonyms for ‘mapping out', such as, ...
    • Reading Plato's Symposium 

      O'Donnell, Barry (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 1997)
      Lacan decided that an analysis of the Symposium of Plato in his Seminar of 1960 - 1961 would be an illuminating detour by which to investigate the transference relation in psychoanalysis. This investigation centred on the ...
    • A review of Freud's early remarks on addiction : introduction from an ideal to masturbation 

      Loose, Rik (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 1998)
      It is a remarkable fact that there is no real substantial psychoanalytic theory of addiction, especially given that Freud had clinical experience of working with addicts. This fact is even more remarkable when you know ...
    • Some short odds on gambling : a psychoanalytic approach 

      Loose, Rik (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 1995)
      We often consider gambling to be dangerous in the same way as drugs and alcohol: It is something to which we can become addicted. The destruction and deterioration caused by addictions reveals a similar pattern and is ...
    • The subject of addiction 

      Loose, Rik (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 2002)
      The earliest evidence of psychoactive drug use and knowledge of hallucinogenic plants dates back some 13,000 years. Most early forms of religion used drugs in an attempt to gain divine knowledge. Drugs and drug use are an ...
    • Symptom and anxiety 

      O'Donnell, Barry (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 2004)
      What follows is the text of a talk presented at the sixth annual conference of the Affiliated Psychoanalytic Workgroups held in Omaha, Nebraska in September 2004. The APW began several years ago with the aim of providing ...
    • Towards the difference between neurosis and psychosis 

      O'Donnell, Barry (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 2009)
      This paper recommends that clinicians attempting to differentiate the structures of neurosis and psychosis take account of Freud's thinking on the mental act of negation, based on his clinical practice, as well as Jacques ...
    • Toxicomania and psychoanalytic treatment: double trouble 

      Loose, Rik (JCFAR, 1997)
      In Jokes and their Relation to the Unconscious Freud analyses the technique of a joke about a dipsomaniac tutor. The joke goes as follows: ‘A man who had taken to the drink supported himself by tutoring in a small town. ...
    • What might a School be? 

      O'Donnell, Barry (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 2010)
      This paper is a response to Lacan 's reference to the ancient philosophical schools when he was launching the school in 1964. It aims to shed light on the reference through a consideration of material which describes the ...