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MELLO NETO, Gustavo Adolfo Ramos; MARTINEZ, Viviana Carola Velasco; SILVA, Ângela Cristina da  and  PRIMAK, Bianca. Obsessive neurosis in childhood? Psycoanalytic contributions. Estilos clin. [online]. 2014, vol.19, n.1, pp. 128-149. ISSN 1415-7128.

This paper is part of a most extensive research about obsessive neurosis after Freud's editions. It proposes a bibliographical review about the formation and development of obsessive neurosis in children. The material was classified into the follow thematic categories: clinic cases, origin and development, latency period and mother's place. The various points of view are presented, and discuss whether there is, to the authors, in fact obsessive neurosis like a pathological picture in childhood. Most of the authors refuses to accept the idea of a well established obsessive neurosis in childhood.

Keywords : obsessive neurosis; childhood; psychoanalysis with children; libidinal development.

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