Year: 1966 Source: Canadian Psychiatric Association Journal, v.11, no.5, (1966), p.443-444 SIEC No: 19840367

An attempt is made to show that Van Gogh felt that he was never able to meet his parents’ expectations. He felt as an unwanted outsider and later on suffered rejections by his loved objects. A dynamic interpretation of his self-mutilation and suicide is suggested.