Revista Brasileira de Psicanálise
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NAFFAH NETO, Alfredo. The psychoanalytic institution as a symbolic matrix - Vicissitudes of a formation self managed. Rev. bras. psicanál [online]. 2009, vol.43, n.4, pp. 59-68. ISSN 0486-641X.
This article defines the psychoanalytic institution as a symbolic matrix, which comprehends a group of minimal prescriptions that defines the branch of knowledge named psychoanalysis and the profession named psychoanalyst. Then, it describes the vicissitudes of a formation self managed, discussing its advantages and disadvantages. Finally, it describes the form psychoanalysis finds its insertion in university.
Keywords : psychoanalytic institution; symbolic matrix; psychoanalytic formation; university.