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American Journal of Applied Psychology. 2014, 2(5A), 21-24
DOI: 10.12691/ajap-2-5A-6
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Hysteria Today

Claudia Livingston Ades1,

1Psychoanalysis Department of Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Pub. Date: October 27, 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Different ways of applied psychology nowadays, in Brazil)

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Claudia Livingston Ades. Hysteria Today. American Journal of Applied Psychology. 2014; 2(5A):21-24. doi: 10.12691/ajap-2-5A-6


The aim of this article is to study female hysteria, through the eyes of freudian psychoanalytical theory and Piera Aulagnier´s contributions. A clinical case study, whose subject has presented female hysteria characteristics, will be presented and, through a theoretical-clinic articulation, it will be possible to compare how this neurosis used to present itself in the past, and how it does today.

hysteria femininity identification process

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