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“DEFERRED ACTION”

Silent Barn, Bushwick, NY, 2014

Nathan Cearly
Private Language (Nat Roe/Melissa Clarke)
David Schafer
Richard Garet

Freud’s theory of the role of psychical trauma in the genesis of hysteria is that each hysterical symptom is due to a psychical trauma reviving an earlier traumatic event–the so-called principle of ‘deferred action’.

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