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"Perversion is taken to intend various things inside psychoanalytic discourse. during this booklet the authors view perversions, now not by way of particular behaviours, yet as one of those blueprint for item kinfolk. whereas perversions may perhaps contain a quest for pleasure via intercourse, medications or playing, for instance, the point of interest here's at the underlying incapacity--or certainly from time to time refusal--to relate to the opposite as break away the self and never as a narcissistic appendage. it's the anxieties aroused via intimacy and relatedness that force the pursuit of ecstasy and pleasure. Psychoanalytic pondering may help multidisciplinary groups to face again and reply to the addictive mind set in humane and containing ways in which aren't collusive. This booklet therefore offers wealthy nutrients for idea not just for the person practitioner but additionally for these chargeable for shaping prone for addicted individuals."
-- Alessandra Lemma, from the Preface

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