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Une marge de la psychopathologie contemporaine : les « enfants indigo »

Abstract : The “indigo children” is the name given by a set of New Age movements of children considered “superhuman” and who are generally supposed to cause difficulties due to their inability to adapt to their environment related to their so called high potential. In development since the 1970s, the movement has spread throughout the Francophone countries since 1999. This article presents a general description of the emerging conditions and development of movements surrounding the “indigo0020hildren”, in order to identify their “ecological niche”. This description will be useful for a psychological approach to these childhood as youth-cultural references are now entering the field of mental health. This is moreover illustrated by the clinical case of Victor presented here.
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Renaud Evrard, Pascal Le Malefan. Une marge de la psychopathologie contemporaine : les « enfants indigo ». Information Psychiatrique, John Libbey Eurotext, 2010, 86 (5), pp.413-421. ⟨10.3917/inpsy.8605.0413⟩. ⟨halshs-02137279⟩

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