The Interpersonal Unconscious


This article makes the case that the unconscious is not the sole property of the individual. It is based in interpersonal influences and interaction. Each person’s unconscious is jointly constructed from the individual mind and intimate interaction with others as well as the more distant but constant interaction with the social world and the culture in which the individual lives. In turn, each individual constantly influences the joint unconscious pool in which he lives. We also Read more


A psychological support group for the parents of patients with eating disorders


This article aims to describe the experience of conducting a psychotherapy group for parents of patients affected by eating disorders, took place in the General Hospital Sant’Orsola, in Bologna (Italy). The first part describes a theoretical analysis of the dynamics of families of patients who are affected by eating disorders. The second part describes sessions that show the special clinical dimension and therapeutic factors that characterize Read more