Bernard Penot

Bernard Penot

Dr Bernard Penot, is a Psychiatrist (Paris, Salpêtrière, 1972.), member of the Paris Psychoanalytical Society and training analyst in the Paris Psychoanalytical Institute, (1992); he was director of the Cerep-Montsouris day hospital for teenagers in Paris from 1988 to 2004; since 1996 he has worked to train psychoanalysts in Istanbul. He is the author of various books published in France and Brazil as well as of several papers in The International Journal of Psycho-Analysis.

Passion for the Human Subject: A Psychoanalytical Approach Between Drives and Signifiers

Passion for the Human Subject: A Psychoanalytical Approach Between Drives and Signifiers

by Bernard Penot

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Each one of us has to be born "inter urinas et faeces", as St. Augustine so strikingly put it. More recently, Freud's 1915 discovery of 'instincts' - that is, 'drives' - and their 'viscitudes' leads... (more)

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