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COUTO, Olímpia Helena Costa. The little Sylvia: when the body becomes crazy. Reverso [online]. 2013, vol.35, n.65, pp. 83-88. ISSN 0102-7395.

This article recollects sketches of a case concerning a nine years old child with cancer and discusses the limits of the analytical work in such a situation. While facing the tenuous borders between the life and the death of a child, which ethic position is possible to the analyst?

Keywords : Psychoanalysis; Body; Desire; Subject.

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