The object a in the end-of-analysis dreams

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This article was devised within the framework of Lacanian psychoanalysis and aims to discuss the theoretical contributions of the depiction of 'object a' (objet petit a) in end-of-analysis dreams, as well as its relations with the awakening. Conceptual tools of the discipline were used to analyze four theoretical contributions: the proposal of Colette Soler of considering the appearance of object a in some dreams as the insertion point of the drive, which leads to the awakening; the developments of Ricardo Nepomiachi about the oneiric depiction of the object a's emptying; the relationship between the object and the awakening without angst highlighted by Frida Nemirovsky and Fabián Naparstek; and the notion of index-dreams, postulated by Marcelo Mazzuca, where the object is inserted into an oneiric plot according to associations established between desire and satisfaction in a given moment of the analysis.

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Labaronnie, C. (2018). The object a in the end-of-analysis dreams. Psicologia USP, 29(1), 126–134.

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