Commentary on Dr S. Marinelli’s paper “The field of therapeutic and analytic group of female anorectic patients”

  1. Theoretical part of my commentary

As a way of introduction to her thoughts on the work with anorectic patients Dr S. Marinelli outlines the field of theoretical works and considerations dealing with the problem of anorexia nervosa. In this field – apart from the works of numerous Italian authors – we find the work of W.R. Bion and some of his theoretical concepts. In the beginning I would like to say a few words about Bion’s concepts mentioned by Dr. Marinelli….

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