Articoli che contengono il tag: psychoanalysis

The role of psychoanalysis in the welfare state crisis: from taking care of the patient to taking care of the healthcare institutions

Abstract Recent developments in psychoanalytic outreach researches have offered ever more convincing evidences of a circular, mutual relationship between the internal world, the group and the external society. From such point of view, the author explores the current crisis scenarios … Continue reading

Inscription into the community. A footnote on a Lacanian approach to the group treatment of psychosis

Abstract Situating psychoanalysis as the foundation of the therapeutic community and as a spiritual exercise, the author argues that contemporary approaches articulate a form of akēdia – a desire to be elsewhere – both in its focus on expectation and … Continue reading

Forms of institutions. Creative and Destructive Processes

Abstract This essay examines different aspects of the life of institutions. Through an analysis working on an anthropological and psychoanalytical level, contrasting yet coexisting aspects are brought to light. Beginning from an analysis of the recent film The Lobster, which … Continue reading

From broken restrictions to new and vital experiences in therapy: from perverse communication to the discovery and identification of the affected’s world

Abstract This work of proposed family therapy started from the consideration that the model of individual psychoanalysis had not brought any of the family members to retrieve inside themselves and that in the field of group communication, there were no … Continue reading

Why psychoanalysis in times of poverty?

Abstract The psychoanalytical group is characterized by a self-representative work and what happens within it, is considered as an useful material for putting in meaning the same group. Thoughts, affections, somatic expressions, sounds, noises, etc. tend to form a multi-dimensional … Continue reading

Psychoanalysis in the Era of Cyberspace. Interview with Glen O. Gabbard

by Sabrina Di Cioccio Question. Dr. Gabbard, after several years you came back to Rome to discuss a paper about “The privacy, the Self, and the practice of psychoanalysis in the era of Internet”(1). A new frontier on which it … 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

Film References: Cinema, Psychology, Psychoanalysis and Mental Distress

In the Film References we included interesting films under a psychological perspective and from a more general point of view of mental distress. The selection of films has followed different criteria: the explicit content; the multidimensional deepening of the psychology … Continue reading

Cinema, Psychology, Psychoanalysis and Mental Distress: General Bibliography

In the General Bibliography there are works that are related in several ways to the wide field of studies devoted to the relationship between film, psychoanalysis and mental distress. This collection, even if substantial, is not intended to be either … Continue reading

Some introductory notes for a psychoanalytic literature of “The Simpsons”

Abstract In an excursus on the psychoanalytic literature that has addressed the relationship between creativity and art, the authors want to highlight how the animated sitcom “The Simpsons” can now be configured as an artistic production of high symbolic value … Continue reading

Group, psychoanalysis and cinema. Notes about a formative group and cinema experience

Abstract In this essay we are willing to bring out some remarks on the usage of movies within experiential groups. As it is already widely acknowledged, there exists a strong relationship between cinema and psychoanalysis, especially between Freud’s theory of … Continue reading

Preliminary reflections on psychoanalysis and narratology

Abstract The author highlights analogies and differences between psychoanalysis and narratology. Particular attention is given to the various ways of understanding interpretation and the concept of character. The complexity of the analytic situation is highlighted, wherein two texts and two … Continue reading