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" An event in the subject's life defined by its intensity, by the subject's incapacity to respond adequately to it, and by the upheaval and long-lasting effects that it brings about in the psychical organization. "
The Holocaust in American Life - Page 3
by Peter Novick - 2000 - 384 pages
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Learning from the Patient

Patrick Casement - Psychology - 1992 - 386 pages
...TERMS DEFINED In The Language of Psychoanalysis, Laplanche and Pontalis describe psychical trauma as: "An event in the subject's life defined by its intensity,...long-lasting effects that it brings about in the psychical organization" (1973: 465). However, not every experience of trauma is a specific event: it can be cumulative...
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Un/Popular Culture: Lesbian Writing After the Sex Wars

Kathleen Martindale - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 224 pages
...I believe are invoked by engagement with lesbianism in its manifestations as an un/popular culture: "An event in the subject's life defined by its intensity,...long-lasting effects that it brings about in the psychical organization.""' The texts I discuss in this book, like those of the historical avant-garde, are not...
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Reassessing Social Work Practice with Children

John Pardeck, Martha Markward - Medical - 1997 - 210 pages
...on that evolutionary understanding. The definition of psychic trauma used herein is: "an event . . . defined by its intensity, by the subject's incapacity...and long-lasting effects that it brings about in the psychic organization" (Laplanche & Pontalis, 1973, p. 465) . This definition allows for the differential...
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Joycean Cultures, Culturing Joyces

Vincent John Cheng, Kimberly J. Devlin, Margot Norris - History - 1998 - 294 pages
...text: not just (post)modern textuality but psychotrauma. Laplanche and Pontalis define psychotrauma as an "event in the subject's life defined by its intensity,...longlasting effects that it brings about in the psychical organisation."30 The effects of psychotrauma, though they may travel in the guise of Oedipal symptomatology,...
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Joyce, Derrida, Lacan and the Trauma of History: Reading, Narrative, and ...

Christine van Boheemen - Literary Criticism - 1999
...event over and over again," Cathy Caruth points out.52 Laplanche and Pontalis define psychotrauma as an "event in the subject's life defined by its intensity,...longlasting effects that it brings about in the psychical organisation. "53 Though there is no agreed upon clinical definition of psychotrauma, trauma is marked...
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Aftermath: Violence and the Remaking of a Self

Susan J. Brison, Susan Brison, Professor Susan J Brison - Social Science - 2002 - 165 pages
...danger") than it is to his use of the word "trauma (psychical)," denned, by Laplanche and Pontalis, as "[a]n event in the subject's life defined by its intensity,...by the subject's incapacity to respond adequately, and by the upheaval and long-lasting effects that it brings about in the psychical organisation." Laplanche...
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Silence in Second Language Learning: A Psychoanalytic Reading

Colette A. Granger - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2004 - 142 pages
...psychoanalytically, according to Jean Laplanche and JB Pontalis, trauma by its very nature, as an 'event ... defined by its intensity, by the subject's incapacity...longlasting effects that it brings about in the psychical organisation'(Laplanche & Pontalis, 1973: 465), can be assimilated only later. And so, at its originating...
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Shadows, Specters, Shards: Making History In Avant-Garde Film

Jeffrey Skoller - Art - 2005 - 233 pages
...begins to define the notion of the witness as traumatized subject. In psychoanalytic terms, trauma is "an event in the subject's life defined by its...long-lasting effects that it brings about in the psychical organization" (Laplanche and Pontalis, The Language of Psycho-Analysis, 465). While die wish to forget...
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Can These Bones Live?: Translation, Survival, and Cultural Memory

Bella Brodzki - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 250 pages
...1990s. 30 In The Language of Psycho-analysis, JL Laplanche and J.-B. Pontalis define psychic trauma as "an event in the subject's life defined by its intensity, by the subject's inability to respond adequately to it, and by the upheaval and longlasting effects that it brings about...
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