Seeking revenge in order to hold on. Comment on the clinical case of M. from a relational systemic view

Journal title PSICOBIETTIVO
Author/s Angela Viscosi
Publishing Year 2021 Issue 2021/2 Language Italian
Pages 5 P. 146-150 File size 94 KB
DOI 10.3280/PSOB2021-002010
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Starting from a clinical report about M.’s story and the revenge porn crime that he committed after the end of the relationship with his partner, the author proposes a reinterpretation in a relational-systemic view looking at the function of the symptoms and a possible scenario of intervention for the therapeutic project. After an initial phase aimed to reinterpret the revenge as extreme pain of loss and the impossibility to handle separation grief, it could be supposed a widening of convocations that involves also M.’s parents, re-living the ritual of preparing the backpack, allowing him to lead the journey towards the differentiation.

Keywords: separation; revenge; abandonment; genogram; differentiation.

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Angela Viscosi, Vendicarsi per non lasciar andare Commento al caso clinico di M. in un’ottica sistemico-relazionale in "PSICOBIETTIVO" 2/2021, pp 146-150, DOI: 10.3280/PSOB2021-002010