chapter  6
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On the auto-erotic deficiency of the paranoiac

The following brief comments concerning the case of Freud’s female paranoiac analysand (‘A case of paranoia running counter to the psycho-analytic theory of the disease’) (Freud, 1915a: S.E. XIV, 263) represent, in broad outline, some of the aspects of what we will call the auto-erotic weak spot of the paranoiac.