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Dialectic polarities in the psychotherapeutic situation
Author/s: Gaetano Benedetti 
Year:  2014 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  10 Pg. 111-120 FullText PDF:  501 KB
DOI:  10.3280/PU2014-001005
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A lecture given by Gaetano Benedetti (1920-2013) on May 23, 1963, in Milan at a training course on "Psychotherapy of schizophrenic psychoses", organized by the "Milan Group for the Advancement of Psychotherapy" (that later took the name of Psicoterapia e Scienze Umane), is reprinted. Benedetti discusses the dialectic polarities in the psychotherapy of schizophrenia regarding the following seven aspects: time; space; compensatory associations; task and symbolic realization; frankness vs. discretion; closeness vs. distance; authority.
Keywords: Psychotherapy of schizophrenia, dialectic polarities, time, space, compensatory associations, task, closeness

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Gaetano Benedetti, Dialectic polarities in the psychotherapeutic situation in "PSICOTERAPIA E SCIENZE UMANE" 1/2014, pp. 111-120, DOI:10.3280/PU2014-001005


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