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Psychopathological and psychoanalytic comments
Journal Title: RIVISTA SPERIMENTALE DI FRENIATRIA 
Author/s: Paolo Curci, Cesare Secchi 
Year:  2014 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  24 Pg. 145-168 FullText PDF:  1647 KB
DOI:  10.3280/RSF2014-002010
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The authors analysing the chronicle of the therapeutic community "Il Forteto" (in Florence) put forward some hypotheses about the potential ideological deviations that could invest such an alleged therapeutic community - officially taking care of people with psycho-social needs - if the organization follows an auto referential and totalitarian course. This paper describes the personnel’s internalisation process of a totalitarian regime and illustrates the possible psychiatric consequences. The critical ideas of this paper are founded on Britton and Steiner’s (1994) psychopathological and psychoanalytic approach.
Keywords: Therapeutic community, ideology, totalitarian cult, narcissistic perversion, dominant idea, PTSD, DID.

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Paolo Curci, Cesare Secchi, Psychopathological and psychoanalytic comments in "RIVISTA SPERIMENTALE DI FRENIATRIA" 2/2014, pp. 145-168, DOI:10.3280/RSF2014-002010

   

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