Articoli che contengono il tag: group and psychosis

The institution is sinking: is the group the lifeboat?

Abstract The management of a psychoanalytic group within an institution has specific characteristics. It is a group within a group, similar to a series of concentric circles, and as such is deeply influenced by the institution. Therefore an understanding of … Continua a leggere

A Shared Journey of Discovery – Psychoanalytic psychotherapy within a psychiatric institution

Abstract The culture of an institution depends on the way that it enables individuals to use its psychic space; the institution may either foster thinking abilities, or stimulate defensive mechanisms, hindering these abilities by giving prevalence to ideological stances. The … Continua a leggere