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Parentalité en danger : La situation des mères gravement traumatisées

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Our aim is to think about the possible traumatic transmission from mother to child who has not been directly exposed to traumatizing events. We propose a clinical case. Its purpose, besides the care, is the prevention with the child. The frame of the care is ethno-psychiatric. The complementary approach allowed taking into account psychic and cultural elements of the story of the mother to try to build a sense and to understand the place of the child in the psychic economy of the mother. We try to bring to light the possible springs of the traumatic transmission in the relationship mother-baby. We suggest approaching this question by means of attachment theory, we hypothesize that the pathological childhood material, exacerbated by the psychological trauma, paves the way for maternal frightened expressions and becomes a potential channel for traumatic transmission from mother to infant. We shall bring to light the clinical work in ethno-psychoanalytical frame but also the interest of a work in network.

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