Ouverture. Institutions and thoughts toward a creative interchange


In this text I discuss the relationship between institutions and the mind as it has been developed in the socio-economic literature and in the psychoanalityc literature of Bionian matrix. Moreover, I identify “thinkability” as the complementary background of this monothematic volume of Funzione Gamma Read more


Transit from individual to group: network thinking in the foundation of a limited time group of therapy in a Public Service


The article intends to suggest a reflection about the process of the formation of a limited time group of therapy in a mental health care center located in Rome, Asl Roma 2. The aim is to focus on the delicate process of transition from individual  to group therapy in a Public Institution, which involves several implications.
We will try, in this regard, to point out its advantages and some critical issues related to the care service background. We will explore the functioning of the patients in group therapy and then among the staff.  We will consider the difficulties arising, and the opportunities the transition from individual Read more


Groups of adolescents: from images to imaginary; from virtuality to the cinema


We use the language of cinema to reflect on the functions of adolescent groups.
We started from the relation that cinema maintains with the representation differently from virtual environments, allowing as dreaming, a transformative function.
We use cinematographic images to illustrate some of the functions that groups can have in adolescence. Read more