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Lippi, S., Lehaire, C., & Petit, L. (2016). From Hallucination to Fiction: The Invention of Meaning in Psychosis. The Psychoanalytic Review, 103(6), 771–79

Abstract : Abstract Taking their inspiration from a case history, the authors explore the effects of a writing workshop led by a professional writer for patients in a psychiatric hospital. This workshop allowed different modes of transference to unfold: transference to the analyst-therapist, transference to the writer who led the workshop, and transference to the other members of the group. The writing activity created conditions in which there could be a movement from hallucination to delusion-a delusion expressed in fiction through the act of writing. Psychotic patients "invent" a writing that remains unfinished and that relates to the experiences of persecution. Writing thus makes it possible for them to tolerate language, through its transformation into writing.
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Silvia Lippi, Laetitia Petit, Célia Lehaire,. Lippi, S., Lehaire, C., & Petit, L. (2016). From Hallucination to Fiction: The Invention of Meaning in Psychosis. The Psychoanalytic Review, 103(6), 771–79. Psychoanalytic Review, Guilford Press, 2016, ⟨10.1521/prev.2016.103.6.771⟩. ⟨hal-01423055⟩

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