DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2017.10.003
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Houria Abdelouahed

Abstract: Encounters with female patients who have experienced trauma linked to the anthropological conditions of women in certain Arab countries confronts the female analyst with the phenomenon of "the uncanny" and a mass of affects, which threaten to compromise her attitude of benevolent neutrality and the structural asymmetry of the analytical setting. Certain situations may provoke a sense of shock or a psychic acting-out, thus confronting the analyst with the limits of what can be analyzed. Using a clinical case as…

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