Articoli che contengono il tag: anorexia

Evolution of the psychoanalytic theory of anorexia

Abstract The author carries out a brief theoretical and bibliographic review on the various psychoanalytic perspectives that have tried to focus on multiple aspects of anorexia and introduces her hypothesis by exploring new points of knowledge on the disorder through … Continua a leggere

Therapeutic and analytical group field with anorexic patients

Abstract In this contribution there are two main questions related to clinical conceptualizations in the psychoanalytic field which can be adopted in the work with the anorexic patients. 1. The first concerns the question of whether anorexia can be described … Continua a leggere

Anorexia: the risk of a suicidal nihilism to survive in adolescence

Abstract Death as what makes possible the anorexic subject’s referring to other, in the happened admission of the unsubstantiality of what in which he previously pleasing, strove himself: the assurance of the Other’s jouissance (Lacan J., 1973). The «will of … Continua a leggere

Anorexia, Adolescence, Group

Abstract The overview of the anorexic disorder may be confronted through two different axes: one that proceeds through the intra-psychic depths, in search of personal factors which impede the fulfilment of individual personality, and a social axis, which pinpoints through … Continua a leggere

Presentation: Anorexia, Adolescence, Group

In 2004, Funzione Gamma introduced the 14th edition of “Groups with anorexic patients: therapeutic factors”. Today, we are glad to present the continuation of the dialogue we started back then, to further proceed in our attempt to combine theoretical model … Continua a leggere

Anorexia as a Symbol of an Empty Matrix Dominated by the Dragon Mother

Abstract This paper reports the author’s understanding of anorexia reached through her clinical work and using Jungian as well as group-analytic concepts. Examples of individual, family and group work are given and they constitute facets of an overall picture of … Continua a leggere

Family groups and anorexia. Therapeutic and interpretative indications in systemic approach

Abstract Author referring to a systems oriented thinking proposes a conception of mental anorexia as a complex syndrome in which socio-cultural, family and individual components are interconnected. Particularly, following the preliminary data of a research in progress, he examines the … Continua a leggere

The body in the group: its presence and absence

Abstract Working with adolescents, and specifically with those affected by an eating disorder, makes many apparent contradictions come out. In this paper we focalized on the body which, in apparent contradiction, can hinder and become an obstacle to the expression … Continua a leggere