Chaterine Paoli Allouche

Reflections on scarification in adolescence rebellious practice at the service of life. Nadia, the transformations of the instincts

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Keywords: Adolescence; Attacks of the Body; Hate; Instinctual; Subjectivation.

From the presentation of a case of a teenage girl with scarifications practices met in the course of our study, the author questions the place and function of the practices of scarification based on the analysis of interviews conducted within a specialized unit for adolescents. Witnesses of a struggle against the omnipresence of the "One", these violent acts that take the own body for object are here considered as potential holders that can open on creative ways to the subjectivation. The purpose of the work in mediation workshops proposed in this unit aims to support the capacity to representation at work, by moving the teenager to sublimatoires issues.

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