The snail ’s strategy . A systemic-relational intervention model for psychiatric rehabilitation

Author/s Agostino Vietri, Chiara Di Mauro, Teresa Sposito, Germano Fiore
Publishing Year 2024 Issue 2024/1
Language Italian Pages 15 P. 39-53 File size 155 KB
DOI 10.3280/PSOB2024-001003
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The snail’s strategy, inspired by a 1993 film by Cabrera, is a rehabilitation protocol inspired by systemic theory, therefore founded on Gregory Bateson’s theory of mind. The model is based on the systemic vision of psychiatric disorders and provides multidisciplinary interventions on the contexts to which the rehabilitation patient belongs. We divide the interventions into seven phases, which progressively bring the treated individuals closer to complete personal autonomy and social reintegration. The role of Psychotherapies, aimed at the patients and families, is central in therapeutic processes, a springboard towards the profound transformations that will allow destigmatization and, therefore, the reconquest of personal freedom.

Keywords: psychiatric rehabilitation; systemic-relational; recovery; psychotherapy; systems theory

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Agostino Vietri, Chiara Di Mauro, Teresa Sposito, Germano Fiore, La strategia della lumaca Un modello di intervento sistemico-relazionale per la riabilitazione psichiatrica in "PSICOBIETTIVO" 1/2024, pp 39-53, DOI: 10.3280/PSOB2024-001003