Social withdrawal in adolescence. The case of sara from a cognitive perspective

Journal title PSICOBIETTIVO
Author/s Elena Grassi, Nicola Marsigli
Publishing Year 2022 Issue 2022/2 Language Italian
Pages 18 P. 118-125 File size 622 KB
DOI 10.3280/PSOB2022-002010
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This article illustrates the case of Sara, a 14-year-old girl who has been socially withdrawn for 8 months. The case is presented according to the Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. The authors highlight the particularity and importance of the first contacts which, as often happens for this kind of patient, go through the use of new communication technologies. The engagement and the establishment of an emotionally validating therapeutic relationship are in fact often the key to start a treatment path.

Keywords: social anxiety, social withdrawal, adolescence, hikikomori, cognitive behavioural therapy.

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Elena Grassi, Nicola Marsigli, Ritiro sociale in adolescenza. Il caso di Sara in una visione cognitivista in "PSICOBIETTIVO" 2/2022, pp 118-125, DOI: 10.3280/PSOB2022-002010