Religious Issues in Clinical Practice

Author/s Cesare Secchi
Publishing Year 2024 Issue 2024/1
Language Italian Pages 27 P. 95-121 File size 760 KB
DOI 10.3280/RSF2024-001007
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Within the background of an updated interest by the psychoanalytic milieu about spirituality and religion, the author examines three clinical situations: a psychiatric treatment, a dynamic psychotherapy and a classical psychoanalysis. In such cases faith problems of undeniable psychological significance are emerging. To deepen its meaning and entailments, the possible vicissitudes of internal structures of the individual patients and the specific countertransference responses of the agnostic therapist are analysed.

Keywords: religious faith, agnostic therapist, psychotic disorders, phenomenology, psychoanalysis, countertransference.

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Cesare Secchi, Problematiche di fede nel disagio psichico. Note su alcune esperienze cliniche in "RIVISTA SPERIMENTALE DI FRENIATRIA" 1/2024, pp 95-121, DOI: 10.3280/RSF2024-001007