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PINHEIRO, Gláucia  and  NAFFAH NETO, Alfredo. The complexity of suicide, following Winnicott's vision: an account of a clinical case and its supervision. Nat. hum. [online]. 2017, vol.19, n.2, pp. 197-212. ISSN 1517-2430.

This article consists of an account of a clinical case involving suicide attempts, which was psychoanalytically treated, following Winnicott's perspective. In a second moment, it relates the supervision of the same case, articulating its symptoms to the patient's life history, proposes a psychopathological diagnosis to it e analyses the psychoanalytical therapy, carried out up to then. The purpose is to illuminate the complexity involving suicide attempts and its therapeutics.

Keywords : suicide; pathological false self; regression to dependence; depression; mania.

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