Articoli che contengono il tag: myth

Introduction, Myth Dream and Group 2

Issue 10 of Funzione Gamma completes and closes a triptych, thus expressing a deeply meaningful reality and its outstanding clinical importance. Since connecting “dream”, “myth” and group” allows to establish between these variables mutual relationships; they are suitable for a … Continue reading

The Relationships between Incest and Hubris in Dreams, Myths and Folk Tales

Abstract In ancient myths, Hubris and Incest appear as the two archetypes, and are largely mentioned as the primary human sins in various cultures. It is in fact reasonable to assume that these two taboos constitute an ideological foundation, ground … Continue reading

Bion and Foulkes, a mythological encounter, only, but it is already enogh

Abstract We can affirm that Bion’s summit and his impact on dialectics between alfa and beta elements constitute the most authentic and complete theory of Foulkes’ summit: the group-analytical theory that a number of people have blamed him for not being … Continue reading

The fate of transference: infinite transformation of original fantasies

Abstract Understanding new forms of psychic suffering in our society, especially in the border-line states, is much more relevant if we are able to consider their conduct as being an occurrence of the primal fantasies pertaining to two orders : … Continue reading

Daydreams of an adolescents group and of its conductor

Abstract The author thinks that the group as well can sometimes be dreamed like the place were dreaming is not forbidden but instead it is accepted with wide open arms and were reality can go in the background.  The meaning … Continue reading

The Myth of the Self Made Man realistic and function of dreams in patients with eating disorders

Abstract In this paper we analyze the case of a patient who comes in for consultation conducted of binge eating. We intend this as an eating disorder that shows early alterations in the psychic structure, caused by the dynamics of … Continue reading

Dreaming and Thinking in the Group

Abstract If we consider the group and the individual as different points of a continuum, the commonly accepted ontological dichotomy between the individual and the group will become obsolete, from the moment that specifically human individuality will be seen in … Continue reading

Supervision of institutional groups: myths and dreams

Abstract Just as the vertice of the dreamer is not the same as the one the dreamer finds himself in when he wakes up, and the vertice of the artist is not that of the interpreter of the work of … Continue reading

Myth making, social transition and transformation: exploring the age of dreaming

Abstract The paper will be presented in three sections. In section 1 a working hypothesis about transition will be formulated. In section 2 illustrative material will be presented for analysis and in section 3 the social function of dreaming in … Continue reading

Dream or Myth? The two forms and the two fates of the imaginary

Abstract The author distinguishes between two imaginary group. The first is an imaginary explorer, organized by the primary processes of representation of the unconscious: the dream. The second is an imaginary explanation, featuring a ghostly background and whose goal is … Continue reading

Anorexia, Adolescence, Group

Abstract The overview of the anorexic disorder may be confronted through two different axes: one that proceeds through the intra-psychic depths, in search of personal factors which impede the fulfilment of individual personality, and a social axis, which pinpoints through … Continue reading