Bénédicte Jullien interviewed Marie-Hélène Brousse in order to discuss with her the theme of the most recent issue of the journal of the ECF "The Cause of Desire" entitled “The Experience of Addicts”, an issue one wishes to read attentively. In this interview Marie-Hélène Brousse explains why addictions are the type of pathology corresponding to our times. Through diverse objects, substances, religion, this exchange provides us with a reading of what is hidden in the so-called "artificial paradises": it is an experience that frees from any residue.
Marie-Hélène Brousse is a psychoanalyst in Paris, AME, member of the ECF and the WAP. Editor in chief of the journal of the ECF "La cause du désir". Bénédicte Jullien is a psychoanalyst in Paris, member of the ECF and the WAP. Responsible for the ECF website.
You may find the video of this interview in the ECF website: https://vimeo.com/117736473