Leitura etnopsicologica do segredo
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Dossiê Despret
Leitura etnopsicoLógica Do segreDoH
Vinciane DespretHH
resumo
O texto apresenta uma discussão crítica acerca das práticas psicológicas, 
destacando o segredo na psicoterapia. A autora resgata a ideia do segredo como 
algo que separa, segrega o que é público do que é privado, o que pode e o que 
não pode ser mostrado, envolvendo não só questões culturais mas, sobretudo, 
questões políticas. A prática clínica pode ser um dispositivo que \u201ctrata o segredo 
pelo segredo\u201d, construindo uma noção de interioridade que fundamenta modelos 
imperativos de tratamento. Posteriormente, a autora desloca essa discussão para 
o domínio das pesquisas em ciências humanas revendo a questão da imposição 
do anonimato que, para ela, provoca o \u201cefeito sem nome\u201d e instaura uma relação 
de assimetria na pesquisa, provocando uma distribuição equivocada de poder.
Palavras-chave: psicologia clínica; diagnóstico; pesquisa; etnopsicologia.
the ethnopsychoLogicaL reaDing of secret
abstract
The text presents a critical discussion about psychological practices, focusing on 
the secret in the psychotherapy. The author rescues the idea of secret as something 
that separates, that sets apart what\u2019s public and what is private, what can or 
cannot be showed, including not only cultural subjects, but also, especially, 
political subjects. The clinical practice can be a device which \u201ctreats the secret 
by itself\u201d, building a sense of inferiority which establishes mandatory treatment 
models. Then, the author displaces this discussion to the domain of Human 
science research, checking the imposition of anonymity that, for her, causes 
the \u201cunnamed effect\u201d and establises an asymmetry relation on the research, 
promoting a mistaken distribution of power. 
Keywords: clinical psychology; diagnoses; research; ethnopsychology.
H Tradução de Carlos Marconi. Revisado por Marianne Strumpf.
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