DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2014.07.006
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Henrique Guilherme Scatolin

Abstract: Beginning with the Freudian concept about the ritual in obsessional neurosis, the purpose of this article is to focus on the ritual to hide knifes as a particular and individual religion of an obsessive neurotic. From the psychopathology legated by Freud, the author analyzes, succinctly, the clinical case of a neurotic that hides knifes since his childhood. Over the results, the knife is pointed out as a symbolic representative of paternal sadistic penis which incorporation made possible the male identificati…

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