Rivista semestrale della SIPP Società Italiana di Psicoterapia Psicoanalitica
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Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy has been published by the SIPP, Italian Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Association, since 1993. The editorial line has always had full autonomy about the elaboration and the choice of themes and articles to be published. The magazine relates the psychoanalytic thoughts with the changing clinic problems, the Freudian theories and the most updated reflections and techniques. The aim is to enforce the area of the psychoanalytic psychotherapy, the basis of the development and perhaps the future of psychoanalysis itself. In the continuously changing world, the psychoanalytic psychotherapy magazine has the task of exploring new clinical models and original solutions to address the actual needs of the new kinds of patients requesting treatments. It wants to stimulate research on the professional identity of those working in the field of psychoanalytic psychotherapy, where it is necessary to reap the benefits of many experiences and reflections even if still in progress. The clinical practice has always been the base of the psychoanalytic way of thinking: vivid attention to the therapeutic process, the implicit theories, and the dealing style with patients. All of those are particularly interesting fields to research. Today most of the clinical experiences are often done in unusual situations, one’s could say extreme. It is in other contexts, "at the border", different from a psychoanalytic studio, where psychoanalytic theories and well experimented techniques can often reach a real deepening. The journal also connects itself to major current issues, it takes part in debates about the fast changing today’s world, opening itself to different arts and cultures where the psychoanalytic model can provide specific tools of thinking. It is a hard task to translate such experiences in writings: we can imagine that the way could be opening to the readers the consulting room without a stiff theoretical language drawing such as a veil over what the most alive is happening there. Each issue has a core theme of psychoanalytic psychotherapy, but at the same time, retaining a large space to contributions spanning different topics. The journal in its initial part has the section Essays, works with a broader clinical and theoretical breath, Scorci werw are collected a predominantly clinical character items, Institutions section that contains contributions to the experiences related institutional work, finally Readings contemplating authors interviews recent books, reviews and short boards.

General Editor:Adriana Gagliardi
Chief Editor:Anna Carla Aufiero
Editorial board: Caterina Barone, Sara Madella, Adelina Maugeri, Ruby Mariela Mejia Maza, Luigi Antonio Perrotta
Maria Luisa Algini, Andrea Baldassarro, Maurizio Balsamo, Paola Catarci, Rutilia Collesi, Antonella Convertini, Patrizia Cupelloni, Giovanni De Renzis, Paolo Di Benedetto, Carla Farina, Emilia Ferruzza, Paola Golinelli, Silvia Grasso, Vincenza Laurora, Rita Manfredi, Giuliana Milana, Marina Montagnini, Chiara Nicolini, Sesto Passone, Luisa Perrone, Diomira Petrelli, Fiorella Petrì, Maria Grazia Pini, Carlo Riggi, Luigi Rinaldi, Cristiano Rocchi, Rosa Romano Toscani, Maurizio Russo, Roberta Russo, Giampaolo Sasso, Massimiliano Sommantico, Giovanni Starace, Paolo Stramba Badiale, Carlos Tabbia, Maria Tallandini, Carlo Umiltà.

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Giovanni Starace, Conclusioni, interruzioni, concludenze (Conclusions, interruption, conclusiveness)
Enza Laurora, Dalle conclusioni imperfette alle concludenze (From imperfect conclusions to the conclusiveness)
Stefano Bolognini, Marysa Gino, Marina Nardo, Giuseppe Pellizzari, Forum sulle concludenze
Luigi Antonio Perrotta, Una chiusura che apre. Il caso di Levi Matteo (A closure that opens: clinical reflections on the area of border between "ending" and "interruption")
Elisabetta Berardi, Viaggiare insieme con desideri diversi: il coraggio nella ricerca di una terza via (Travel together between fear and courage)
Anna Rita Filieri, Da un’interruzione agita al lavoro per il mantenimento del legame (Working-through a sudden and early separation)
A cura della Redazione, Foto
Luisa Perrone, Distruggere e costruire nella vita e nell’analisi (Destructiveness and possible constructions in life and in psychoanalysis)
Marysa Gino, L’incontro con un malato di cancro: risonanze e riflessioni (The meeting whith a terminal sick: emotions and thoughts)
Riccardo Gallerani, Consultazioni, finestre sul mondo interno (Consultations, windows on the inner world)
A cura della Redazione, Recensioni

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Giovanni Starace, Editoriale
Carlo Riggi, Intimità e pseudointimità (Intimacy and pseudointimacy)
Paola Golinelli, Intimità, seduzione e violenza. Psicopatologia del fondamentalismo quotidiano ("Psychopathology of everyday fundamentalism". Intimacy, seduction and violence)
Paolo Di Benedetto, L’intimità con le parole (The intimacy with words)
Erika Valmorbida, I paradossi dell’intimità: l’Altro fuori di me e l’Altro dentro di me (The paradoxes of intimacy: the Other outside me and the Other inside me)
Gianluca Biggio, Riflessioni sull’intimità nel processo psicoanalitico (Reflections on intimacy in the psychoanalytic process)
Maria Porzio, Giovani boss. Il degrado psichico in adolescenti appartenenti alla camorra (Young bosses. Psychic degeneration in adolescents belonging to camorra)
Cristiano Scandurra, Il counselling psicodinamico con i giovani adulti. L’intervento clinico sulle impasse evolutive (Psychodynamic counselling with young adults: A clinical intervention suitable for developmental impasses)
Mariateresa Stivanello, Formarsi nell’istituzione: dall’osservazione alla relazione. Riflessioni sul tirocinio (Formation in the Institution: from the observation to the relation)
A cura della Redazione, Foto
Salvatore Capodieci, La dimensione intima come fattore terapeutico. Il caso di Giovanna tra misticismo e psicosi (The intimate dimension as a therapeutic factor. The case of Giovanna between mysticism and psychosis)
Elena Montali, Quale setting interno nell’incontro "speculare" con Emma? (Which internal setting in the "specular" meeting with Emma?)
Ida Contarino, Giosei, un caso di autismo (Giosei, a case of autism)
Adriana Gagliardi, Intervista a Ignazia Azzaro
Roberto Metrangolo, Roberta Russo, Rosa Franzese, Recensioni

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