Articoli che contengono il tag: disease

Illness and cure. Ritual contexts of sharing

Abstract The disease event, in this article, is examined both from an individual perspective, and socially. Thus, in Western society, the parameters of individual psychology are rethought in group psychotherapy, in a manner such as to create conditions to facilitate … Continue reading

Balint groups: place and space of knowledge of the sickness as experienced in the operator-patient relationship

Abstract This article contains insights and considerations by the author on Balint groups, and especially on the therapeutic relationship between the operator and patient. In the group, the doctor uses himself as a “drug” and while the speaker speaks of a clinical case experience, relives this story in the hic et nunc . The group leader and therefore observe the countertransference of the speakerand therefore the group has three dimensions: the relationship with the patient, with … Continue reading

The specificities of the analytical setting in institutional situations

Abstract In this article, the author explores the dynamics that develop in an analytic setting within an institution, which becomes the container of multiple psychic functions, and in turn interferes with the structural and symbolic dimensions of the setting. In … Continue reading

The group in a Mental Health Ward on listening to the suffering of the Self

Abstract The authors of this paper emphasize the importance of group psychotherapy has in recent years in the Mental Health Centers. The individual psychotherapeutic work, was considered more profitable, while contact with the group was considered as a source of … Continue reading

The disease of a person and a group unaware of being it

Abstract Reflecting on a clinical history with a happy end, on an event which has, all of a sudden, unexpectedly, given back to much more than it had seemed we had been involved with, is without any doubt passionate; but … Continue reading

The conception of Disease: historical, anthropological and clinical observations

Abstract The authors present a dialogue aimed at illuminating the concept of disease, within a complex and multidisciplinary. Following a historical development of the concept, are first identified the elements of the value of Hippocratic medicine, and then articulate the … Continue reading

Presentation, Disease and the Group

I have the pleasure of presenting NO 18 of Funzione Gamma: “Disease and the Group”. On the whole, the different contributions in this number have the aim of exploring the notion of disease and pointing out how such a notion … Continue reading