Articoli che contengono il tag: authority

Caregiver Training

Abstract Homo sapiens inherited enormous genetic potential, selected over a great arc of time, which has proved indispensable to his survival but at times also manifests useless or even irritatingly awkward vestigial aspects that create a sort of dissonance, an … Continua a leggere

Leading from below? Decisions, responsibility and creativity as a group dynamic

Abstract The institution tends to organise the individual in standard ways. And individuals are vulnerable to being organised for the convenience of the institution. Probably psychiatric patients needing hospitalisation are especially vulnerable to this coercive influence. This has for long … Continua a leggere

Who do you think you are? Adolescent groups and everyday life

Abstract Adolescence is a period of change.  An existential change that is a change in the sense of who one is, a change in one’s identity.  It may be a catastrophic crisis in identity, so that there is an uncertainty … Continua a leggere

Why “¿Authority?” Observations on the Authority/Power Continuum

Abstract The title of this work refers to the title chosen by the EPF (European Psychoanalytical Federation) for their congress in Berlin in March 2016 (¿Authority?) and references the themes that were chosen by Serge Frisch, Laurence Kahn and Leopoldo … Continua a leggere