SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
vol.142 número1La relevancia del International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) para las publicaciones y la investigación médicaConstrucción y análisis psicométrico de un cuestionario para evaluar el comportamiento médico socialmente responsable índice de autoresíndice de materiabúsqueda de artículos
Home Pagelista alfabética de revistas  

Servicios Personalizados

Revista

Articulo

Indicadores

Links relacionados

Compartir


Revista médica de Chile

versión impresa ISSN 0034-9887

Resumen

FIGUEROA C, Gustavo. The infantile sexual seduction: revolution and aftermath of Freud's theory. Rev. méd. Chile [online]. 2014, vol.142, n.1, pp.84-89. ISSN 0034-9887.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0034-98872014000100013.

There is no question about the negative effects of child sexual abuse. Freud's seduction theory asserts that psychoneuroses in adults are caused by reactivation of forgotten recollections of gross sexual abuse (involving the genitals) that had taken place prior to the age of 8 to 10 years. His contribution consisted in the discovery of specific events, prior to puberty, which were indispensable to the formation of psychoneuroses. If an adult patient recalled an infantile sexual experience, Freud assumed the interference of a pervert: a child was sexually innocent unless it had been traumatized. But Freud's technique of clinical exploration had not attained adequate reliability and was not immune to prejudices. Freud himself dropped his mechanical, static theory that presupposed a single type of accidentally occurring trauma prior to puberty, allowing him to develop his new drive and fantasy theory.

Palabras clave : Child abuse sexual; Incest; Freudian theory.

        · texto en Español     · Español ( pdf )

 

Creative Commons License Todo el contenido de esta revista, excepto dónde está identificado, está bajo una Licencia Creative Commons