Archives par mot-clé : Beliefs in adolescence

Pascal le Maléfan : « the truth is out there ». the place of the paranormal as a way of treating the real of the pubertary process

The link between adolescence and the paranormal is frequently underlined. There is indeed a singular relationship with this domain during adolescence. It would thus be a question of possible strategies used by a subjectivity in a borderline state under the blow of the reality of the puberty. Would not the relationship with the paranormal, as a name for indefiniteness and death, be that of a structuring « believing » based upon « parricidal unbelieving » ?

Adolescence, 2008, T. 26, n°3, pp. 709-721.