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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Issue 2/2019 
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Adriana Gagliardi, Editoriale (Editorial)
Adriana Gagliardi, Il trauma dell’analista (The analyst’s trauma)
Rutilia Collesi, Trauma precoce e principio di speranza: il ruolo dell’allucinatorio (Early trauma and the principle of hope: the role of the hallucinatory)
Franco De Masi, Trauma emotivo e sviluppo psicopatologico (Emotional trauma and psychopathological development. The im-portance of childhood history in the clinic and in therapy)
Clara Mucci, Trauma e attaccamento nei pazienti borderline (Trauma and attachment in borderline patients)
Anita Gagliardini, Diagnosi di emofilia: il trauma non rappresentabile (Diagnosis of hemophilia: the unrepresentable trauma)
Sara Ugolini, Usi e abusi del trauma nell’Arte Irregolare (Use and Abuse of Trauma in Outsider Art)
Anna Giavedoni, Il vissuto del trauma nell’équipe istituzionale (The experience of trauma in the institutional team)
Sara Madella, Frammenti (Fragments)
Maria N. Mosca, Trauma e "reazione terapeutica negativa" (Trauma and "negative therapeutic reaction")
Gina Troisi, La consultazione nel trauma della violenza di genere (Consultation in the trauma of gender violence)
Luigi Antonio Perrotta, Una nuova casa psichica: traumaticità e ricostruzioni terapeutiche. Il caso di Dolcino (A new psychic house: traumaticity and terapeutic reconstruction)
A cura della Redazione, Recensioni
Nicoletta Collu, In ricordo di Wivie Benaim

Issue 1/2019 
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Adriana Gagliardi, Editoriale (Editorial)
A cura della Redazione, Intervista a Paola Golinelli (Interview on the analyst’s vanitas)
Rosita Lappi, Vanitas, trauma e legame primario (Vanitas, trauma and the primary bond)
Mariangela Villa, Silvia Longo, Questioni di etichetta (Label issues)
Maria Luisa Algini, "Ove tende questo vagar mio breve?". Pensieri sull’età tarda ("Ove tende questo vagar mio breve?"Thoughts about the late age)
Maurizio Russo, Vanitas: tra narcisismo e vuoto (Vanity between narcissism and emptiness)
Alberto Zanchetta, Emicranie (Headaches)
Carlo Semenza, Neuroscienze e psicoanalisi: un dialogo senza vanitas? (Neurosciences and psychoanalysis: a dialogue without vanitas?)
Alfonso Veneroso*, L’arte dell’attore: vanità o crescita interiore? (The art of the actor: vanity or inner growth?)
Pia De Silvestris, Realtà storica e realtà psichica (Historical reality and psychic reality)
Rosa Franzese, Pensieri sul narcisismo da Lou Andreas Salomé (Thoughts about Narcissism by Lou Andreas Salomé)
Giuseppe Riggi, La vanitas in poltrona (Vanitas on the couch)
Raffaele Maisto, Nicola Palmiero, La ricerca di senso nella clinica delle tossicomanie (Search for meaning in clinical psychology of drug addiction)
A cura della Redazione, Recensioni

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