Articoli che contengono il tag: dream

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

The necessary institution

Abstract The institution which works well is the institution we become aware of only when it fails, like the air we breathe, so necessary but so little present to our conscience. Some psychoanalysts, in particular Bleger and Kaës, have theorized … Continua a leggere

Border areas: the experience of a group of women migrants. From invisibility to the birth of a dream space

Abstract This paper aims to tell about group psychotherapy at the Opera San Francesco per i Poveri Clinic. This device is made up of migrant women from different countries, of different ages and who present different clinical conditions, who share … Continua a leggere

The Dream of Prometheus

Abstract The hypothesis that prompted the following article arose from aconsideration of dreams as important supports for analytical transformation. Beginning with Bionian concepts, the author demonstrates, using as a clinical example a group of patients with severe mental health disorders … Continua a leggere

Introduction, Myth Dream and Group 2

Issue 10 of Funzione Gamma completes and closes a triptych, thus expressing a deeply meaningful reality and its outstanding clinical importance. Since connecting “dream”, “myth” and group” allows to establish between these variables mutual relationships; they are suitable for a … Continua a leggere

Comments to the interview with Balbino

Abstract The interest that such an interview brings about is in comparing an interpretative system of dream that is different to the model proposed by psychoanalysis and that was initially elaborated around the clinical individual cure. The interview poses questions … Continua a leggere

One dream for two people: dreaming in the psychoanalytic couple psychotherapy

Abstract In this paper are presented the role and functions of dreams analyzed within the couple. Elements of applied clinical triggers a reflection towards the possibility of the dream on and helping to foster the communication process within the couple … Continua a leggere

The fate of transference: infinite transformation of original fantasies

Abstract Understanding new forms of psychic suffering in our society, especially in the border-line states, is much more relevant if we are able to consider their conduct as being an occurrence of the primal fantasies pertaining to two orders : … Continua a leggere

The group as place and substance of dream

Abstract The dream reported in a therapeutic group is one of the events which incisively characterizes its development; its frequence is comparable with that of other forms of psychotherapy and in any case its merit depends on the way the … Continua a leggere

Social Dreaming: a paradox accepted (a psychoanalyst’s condensed thoughts on Social Dreaming)

Abstract The text addresses the Social Dreaming of Lawrence and its functions, offering a reflection on the potential of this instrument in contributing to the increase in shared creativity, to achieve a democratic balance between the parties in the act … Continua a leggere

The Problem Solving Function of Dreams in Children’s Groups

Abstract In this paper I will be referring to two dreams. The first dream was told by a little girl aged ten and a half, in a group that has been going for three years now, and is held in … Continua a leggere

The Group, The Body and Dreaming with Eyes Wide Open

Abstract The author describes a narration/dream narrated by a patient in a group of adolescents, with which she wants to comunicate to all the members of the group her changements. The author shows the group can stimulate a real process … Continua a leggere

The Myth of the Self Made Man realistic and function of dreams in patients with eating disorders

Abstract In this paper we analyze the case of a patient who comes in for consultation conducted of binge eating. We intend this as an eating disorder that shows early alterations in the psychic structure, caused by the dynamics of … Continua a leggere

Dreaming and Thinking in the Group

Abstract If we consider the group and the individual as different points of a continuum, the commonly accepted ontological dichotomy between the individual and the group will become obsolete, from the moment that specifically human individuality will be seen in … Continua a leggere

Group and women’s dreams

Abstract The paper I present to you refers in a certain way to a traditional work: the process of finding and giving sense to some recurrent dreams in long-term psychoanalytically oriented therapeutic women’s groups. But I propose to you, though … Continua a leggere

Supervision of institutional groups: myths and dreams

Abstract Just as the vertice of the dreamer is not the same as the one the dreamer finds himself in when he wakes up, and the vertice of the artist is not that of the interpreter of the work of … Continua a leggere

Two dreams by Piero della Francesca

Abstract The author studies the contribution that emerges from Piero’s dream vision. He notes the relationship doctor/patient is replaced by the painter/viewer one: the dream isn’t the problem but the solution, it isn’t a puzzle that needs to be reconstructed … Continua a leggere

The sheaves. A dream recounted in Group. (From “The Young Joseph” by Thomas Mann. From “Genesis”, Chapter 37, Verses 1-32)

Abstract The biblical story of Joseph, intertwined with “the young Joseph” by Thomas Mann and analytical affairs of a patient illustrating the vicissitudes of narcissistic object links within the pervasive and influenced, of projective identification.

Dreams and Shamans in sub-Himalayan Tribal Groups

Abstract On the importance of dreams, a Shaman of the Saora tribe used to say: “I once had a teacher, an uncle of mine, a kuran (shaman) in my birinda (clan); I could easily forget everything he taught me, if … Continua a leggere

Dream or Myth? The two forms and the two fates of the imaginary

Abstract The author distinguishes between two imaginary group. The first is an imaginary explorer, organized by the primary processes of representation of the unconscious: the dream. The second is an imaginary explanation, featuring a ghostly background and whose goal is … Continua a leggere

Dream telling as a request for containment – approaching dreams intersubjectively

Abstract The dream as a means of access to the contents of the individual and unconscious element in the psychoanalytic discipline is revisited in the light of inter-factor, considering the functions it performs within the group context, with particular reference … Continua a leggere

Notes on Space – time memory throught the dream

Abstract Dreams represent the activity of the unconscious mind that can transform and digest unbearable emotional states of mind into a “theatre of mind”. In this theatre, dreams play to the audience of the dreamer, want to be listened to … Continua a leggere

Presentation, Mith, Dream and Group

In May, 1999 the first issue of Funzione Gamma went on-line. The theme was Dream and Group. Not long after, a second issue on that same theme came out. Three years have gone by and the ninth and current issue … Continua a leggere

Dream interpretation; from traditional cultures to group psychotherapy

Abstract It’ s not surprising that both in western societies and traditional societies, dream interpretation is contextualized socially and culturally. Dream is a human experience, that is filtered through the lenses of our language, our social values, and cultural symbolism. … Continua a leggere

Dream and families

Abstract At the sitting family or couple in principle after the dream every member associations to the dream. The final interpretation takes into account the collective work, rather it is itself the fruit of collective work. The dream interpretation considers … Continua a leggere

Psycho-Dynamism of dramisation in groups

Abstract The author relates the dream to a production typical of the group, the dramatic representation and tries to show the similarities and differences between the two. The author takes into consideration the thought of Anzieu (1963), who pointed out … Continua a leggere

Experiental group and dream

Abstract The experiential group has a duration defined, a beginning and an end, known by the participants. A purpose, not therapeutic, but explicitly and programmatically “experiential”. A conductor having acquired expertise on the events – the “effects” – the unconscious, … Continua a leggere

Group and dream in departments of organic illness. The homogeneous group in the hospital department

Abstract So that what seems significant to us, relative to the theme of the groups iconic and oneiric production, concerns its specific function in the group dealing with organic illness. This function is connected with the need to represent the … Continua a leggere

Presentation of clinical material about a therapeutic group of teenagers

Abstract The author presents a group of duration of one year, which is constituted by six members aged between 16 and 22 minutes. The sessions are weekly duration of an hour and thirty minutes. In the first session the therapist … Continua a leggere

Dream, group and toucht Thoughts about a dream of Didier Anzieu

Abstract The relationship between thought, the subject, the group and the dream. From a reading of a dream of  D. Anzieu given in the context of an interview and published, the author has placed emphasis on the components groupal thought … Continua a leggere