On Freud's "Mourning and Melancholia"

Both melancholia and mourning are triggered by the same thing, that is, by loss. The distinction often made is that mourning occurs after the death of a loved one while in melancholia the object of love does not qualify as irretrievably lost. Contributors: Carlos Mario Aslan, Martin Bergmann, Roosevelt M. S. Cassorla, Florence Guignard, Mar¡a Cristina Melgar, Thomas H. Ogden, Mar¡a Lucila Pelento, Jean-Michel Quinodoz, Priscilla Roth, Vamik D. Volkan

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