Condition in which jouissance is localised in and reduced to a particular object. Continue reading
Temporally, the gap between the now and the then. (cf Fritz Perls). There is an orientation to the future – contrast this with melancholia, and its ‘if only’. Continue reading
Diagnosis made of child whose behaviour poses inconvenience to adults and authority figures. A range of interventions directed against the child can be implemented consequent to said diagnosis. Used especially of children from impoverished families or ethnic minorities.