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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.

May, U. (2019). In conversation: Freud, Abraham and Ferenczi on “Mourning and Melancholia” (1915–1918). Int. J. Psycho-Anal., 100(1):77-98.

(2019). International Journal of Psycho-Analysis, 100(1):77-98

History of Psychoanalysis

In conversation: Freud, Abraham and Ferenczi on “Mourning and Melancholia” (1915–1918)

Ulrike May

This article concentrates on Freud’s draft of “Mourning and Melancholia,” written in 1915 and published in 1996. After presenting a summary of the main theses of Freud’s draft, Abraham’s and Ferenczi’s reactions to the text are discussed as well as Freud’s response to their comments. In addition to reviewing Freud’s partial adoption of Ferenczi’s introjection and his reluctance towards Abraham’s “mouth eroticism and sadism,” the article considers the question of whether and to what extent his disciples’ interjections—particularly Abraham’s approach—made their way into the final version of “Mourning and Melancholia.” The article closes by integrating the notion of narcissistic identification, which forms the core of Freud’s understanding of depression, and his study of the “preliminary stages of love,” written the same year, into a conceptualization of the narcissistic relationship between subject and object. Special attention is paid to the clinical relevance of the difference between narcissistic and libidinal object cathexis, which Freud had introduced.

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