Fusional experiences and fantasies in the analytic group

Abstract: The present article aims to explore the fusional levels of the analytic group. First of all, a definition of the term fusionality is reported, taken mostly from the work of Neri et al., (1990). Then the fusional functioning of the psychoanalytic group is investigated. Given that these conceptualizations are still in their infancy, it is important to emphasize that this text is an initial food for thought that certainly needs a more i

n-depth articulation. For this reason, the author focuses largely on the clinical material that emerged from group analysis, with the hope of providing suggestions and impressions that could form the basis for future evolution of the concept of fusionality.

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