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Psicologia del lutto e del morire: dal lavoro clinico alla death education (The psychology of death and mourning: From clinical work to death education)
Titolo Rivista:  PSICOTERAPIA E SCIENZE UMANE
Autori/Curatori: Ines Testoni
Anno di pubblicazione: 2016 Fascicolo: 2 Lingua: Italiano
Numero pagine: 24 P. 229-252 Dimensione file: 126 KB
DOI: 10.3280/PU2016-002004
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Viene trattato il tema del lutto unificando i contributi più rilevanti di psichiatria e psicologia dinamica, tanatologia psicosociale e antropologica, medicina palliativa e psiconcologia, discutendo gli aspetti clinici che intercorrono tra diagnosi e prognosi, utili a definire come prevenire le derive patologiche. Viene adottata l’accezione "lutto irrisolto" al posto delle definizioni apparse in vari studi e nei manuali diagnostici dei DSM ("disturbo da lutto persistente", "lutto patologico", "lutto complicato", etc.), evidenziando la normalità della sofferenza causata dalla morte. Nel discutere l’intreccio tra fattori di rischio e di protezione in funzione delle diverse possibilità di intervento come prevenzione, counseling e psicoterapia, a livello individuale, di gruppo, familiare e di comunità, si accenna anche alla possibilità di introdurre percorsi mirati di death education in ambito sanitario e territoriale.



Keywords: Lutto normale, disturbo da lutto persistente, death education, prevenzione, supporto psicologico


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