Florian Houssier, Jean-Yves Chagnon: psychopathy, passages to the act and destructiveness of the object

Exploring some primary qualities of a secure bond, we note what, conversely, can hamper one’s ability to get through the adolescent process; we will connect this argument to the clinical situation of Joshua, an adolescent who suffers from psychopathy. This adolescent’s repeated passages to the act lead to a hypothesis of delusion contained by violent acts replaying a traumatic primal scene.

Adolescence, 2019, 37, 2, 313-323.