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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.

Frosch, J. (1967). Delusional Fixity, Sense of Conviction, and the Psychotic Conflict. Int. J. Psycho-Anal., 48:475-495.

(1967). International Journal of Psycho-Analysis, 48:475-495

Delusional Fixity, Sense of Conviction, and the Psychotic Conflict

John Frosch


The delusion derives its fixity and feeling of conviction from many sources. The traditional concept of historic truth applies not only to the content but to the ego state and functions which are re-experienced. Added to this there is the fact that holding on to the delusional reality helps the psychotic combat the threat of dissolution and disintegration and facilitates psychic survival. The ever-present potential of dissolution of the ego and threat to psychic survival is very real to the psychotic by virtue of early survival-threatening experiences. The delusion is one way of dealing with the regressive re-occurrence of this danger of dissolution.

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