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    • Analytical discourse and scientific discourse : a difference in responsibility 

      Loose, Rik (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 1994)
      What is worth knowing has a special place in the discourse of analysis and it is something that is difficult to transmit. In psychoanalysis, knowledge, S2, is related to truth; it occupies the place of truth in its discourse ...
    • A case of hysteria ? 

      Loose, Rik; Sullivan, Gerry (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 1995)
      In 1896 Freud proposed the theory that hysterical obsessive neurosis was caused by an actual sexual encounter between father and child. The first hint of a movement away from the seduction theory came on 8 February, 1897 ...
    • 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 ...
    • A consideration of the death drive using the case history of Matt Talbot 

      Moore, Gerard (Dublin Business School, 1996)
      "Protection against stimuli is an almost more important function for the living organism than reception of stimuli." CD p. 289 Freud's Death Drive since it was first advanced was considered a highly controversial theoretical ...
    • Fashion and psychoanalysis 

      Gray, Helen (Dublin Business School, 1996)
    • Reading Plato's Symposium 

      O'Donnell, Barry (Dublin Business School, 1996)
      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. His intention was to raise the ...
    • Libido and toxic substance 

      Loose, Rik (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 1996)
      Despite Freud's tendency to deny this, there can be little doubt that the Cocaine Episode was an important part of his scientific and therapeutic work. Elsewhere we have proposed a reading of Freud's Cocaine Papers which ...
    • Psychoanalysis is a psychical choreography 

      Holly, Una (Dublin Business School, 1996)
      The aim of this Dissertation is to illustrate that the body, in its choreographic dance is shown to articulate the unconscious. The Dissertation has been compiled, following researching the topic and accessing relevant ...
    • Is menstruation the ultimate taboo? 

      Daly-Shelly, Clare (Dublin Business School, 1997)
    • A comparison and contrasting of the Oedipus complex theories of Sigmund Freud, Melanie Klein and Jacques Lacan 

      Lawlor, Tom (Dublin Business School, 1997)
      In my essay I will describe Sigmund Freud's theory of the Oedipus complex. I will then describe the Oedipus complex theories of Melanie Klein and Jacques Lacan and show some of the ways in which these theories differ from ...
    • Transference and its significance in brief psychoanalysis 

      Elliott, Thomas (Dublin Business School, 1997)
      I chose for my dissertation the topic of Transference and its Significance in Brief Psychoanalysis with a view to introducing some brief psychoanalytical sessions into my general practice. A problem arose almost immediately. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • The film 'One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest' from a psychoanalytic perspective 

      Sheppard, Enda (Dublin Business School, 1997)
      For a student of psychoanalysis, it was the latent content bubbling beneath the struggle between Nurse Ratched and Randal Patrick McMurphy that sparked this new look at an old favourite. Fresh from my struggles with the ...
    • Without and within the child 

      Wills, Antionette (Dublin Business School, 1998)
      The question I open this paper with is a simple one, how do we begin a child analysis? The answer may seem to be similarly plain, apart from the stumbling block that communication may be, we begin the same as we would with ...
    • Psychosis 

      Hughes, Anthony JM (Dublin Business School, 1998)
      Psychosis presents difficulties for the subject and the clinician. The psychotic subject is affected by a condition which may leave him or her seriously undermined in their ability to undertake the ordinary everyday ...
    • Breaking the name: psychosis and love in Lars von Trier's 'Breaking the Waves' 

      O'Neill, Ray (Dublin Business School, 1998)
      'Lacan argues it is impossible to say anything meaningful or sensible about love' - a difficult place to start for a thesis that initially intended to question love's place in psychoanalysis. Is it an imaginary relationship? ...
    • Identification: The self and the other 

      Geraghty, John (Dublin Business School, 1998)
    • An examination of Freud's (1912d) paper 'On the Universal Tendency to Debasement in the Sphere of Love' 

      Creamer, Pat (Dublin Business School, 1998)
      In the first paper of Freud's 'Contributions to the Psychology of Love' he states that the often bewildering nature of his observational material from the love lives of his patients can be quite easily explained by applying ...