Golems as precursors of an Oedipal function in a group of children


By presenting three clinical vignettes of a children’s group psychotherapy, the author intends to point out how certain games are golems which lead the way to a group Oedipal function.
In the paper, the author makes extensive reference to Freud’s “The Uncanny”; as a matter of fact, the group, by using certain games and through playful dramatization shows levels of disorienting anxiety and psychical blindness which, if adequately contained, monitored and interpreted Read more