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PEP-Easy Tip: To save PEP-Easy to the home screen

PEP-Web Tip of the Day

To start PEP-Easy without first opening your browser–just as you would start a mobile app, you can save a shortcut to your home screen.

First, in Chrome or Safari, depending on your platform, open PEP-Easy from You want to be on the default start screen, so you have a clean workspace.

Then, depending on your mobile device…follow the instructions below:


  1. Tap on the share icon Action navigation bar and tab bar icon
  2. In the bottom list, tap on ‘Add to home screen’
  3. In the “Add to Home” confirmation “bubble”, tap “Add”

On Android:

  1. Tap on the Chrome menu (Vertical Ellipses)
  2. Select “Add to Home Screen” from the menu


For the complete list of tips, see PEP-Web Tips on the PEP-Web support page.

Dufresne, R. (1996). Listening To Narcissus: (When Words Alone Do Not Suffice … ). Int. J. Psycho-Anal., 77:497-508.

(1996). International Journal of Psycho-Analysis, 77:497-508

Listening To Narcissus: (When Words Alone Do Not Suffice … )

Roger Dufresne

In the myth of Narcissus on which it is based, the author argues, narcissism is not a mere infatuation with one's self-image, but at once the fear of and the withdrawal from the apprehended power, possession and desire of the other. In the analysis of a survivor of the Holocaust, after a very long period of unspoken transference, an archaic and violent transference ultimately emerges in which the absolute fright before the risks of passivity and enslavement hinders the desperate search for the object. In order to avoid an impasse, the analyst must engage in more active listening and interpretations by anticipation. The analysis of narcissistic pain requires not that the narcissistic and the object relations perspectives stand in isolation from each other either in time or in theory, but that their intertwining be perceived and interpreted.

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