Game: “behavioral addiction? What drugs? Without object?


Since the 19th century some psychoanalysts post freudian consider the game ((gambling) as an addiction, notably Otto Fenichel, who relies on Thérèse Benedek, who takes up the idea of Edward Glover. The play (game) studied by Winnicott is something else but Freud interest in it also concerns the development of the child to adult, so the development of the psychic apparatus. We study here how the game concerns the psychics’ obect, returned so to the notion of object all its problematic, that is to say its linguistic materiality.