Group experiences in a mental health center. The family group

Journal title GRUPPI
Author/s Paolo Bassetti, Moreno Dezaiacomo, Mara Ferraris, Michela Leoni, Roberto Ponchiroli
Publishing Year 2019 Issue 2018/2
Language Italian Pages 9 P. 13-21 File size 163 KB
DOI 10.3280/GRU2018-002003
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This group meets the needs expressed by the relatives of severe psychiatric pa-tients. It is based on the assumptions of the theories of social networks and the groupanalysis adapted to the reality of Rovereto Mental Health Facility. It is con-ducted by a non medic health-care workers team supervised by a psychiatrist as guarantor. It aims at changing mental illness representation in relatives of psychi-atric patients. It is an open group, able to receive anytime new members in pro-gress. It shows its effectiveness in pushing for change.

Keywords: Needs, Groupanalysis, Open group, Representation, Co-construction, Change.

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Paolo Bassetti, Moreno Dezaiacomo, Mara Ferraris, Michela Leoni, Roberto Ponchiroli, Esperienze di gruppalità nel centro di salute mentale. Il Gruppo Familiari in "GRUPPI" 2/2018, pp 13-21, DOI: 10.3280/GRU2018-002003