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FIGUEIREDO, Maria do Desterro de; SERBENA, Carlos Augusto; SANTOS, Jessica Caroline dos  and  RADOMINSKI, Rosana Bento. Archetypal images in the dream series of a nervous bulimia case. Pesqui. prát. psicossociais [online]. 2019, vol.14, n.4, pp. 1-13. ISSN 1809-8908.

The eating disorders, specifically Bulimia, in the symbolic bias points internal splits along the psychological development. The model of perfect bodies influences the collective imaginary, in search of an established ideal. The aim of the study is to analyze, from the Analytic Psychology, a series of dreams, explaining the psychic dynamics and the aspects of the food complex of a 24 year-old patient with diagnosis of nervous bulimia. The results pointed to the fragmentation between masculine and feminine functions, a person focused on social demands and fragility in the psychic constitution. The discussion sought to correlate the primary relations between mother and daughter and the main impacts on the development of the personality, facing the adversities of life. The patient's symptoms and dreams were expressed as possibilities of control of the psychological process, as well as the expulsion of indigestible contents and in need of resignification.

Keywords : Bulimia; Dreams; Analytical Psychology; Eating disorders; Feminine.

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