Rivista semestrale della SIPP Società Italiana di Psicoterapia Psicoanalitica
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Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy has been published by the SIPP, Italian Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Association, since 1993. The editorial line has always had full autonomy about the elaboration and the choice of themes and articles to be published. The magazine relates the psychoanalytic thoughts with the changing clinic problems, the Freudian theories and the most updated reflections and techniques. The aim is to enforce the area of the psychoanalytic psychotherapy, the basis of the development and perhaps the future of psychoanalysis itself. In the continuously changing world, the psychoanalytic psychotherapy magazine has the task of exploring new clinical models and original solutions to address the actual needs of the new kinds of patients requesting treatments. It wants to stimulate research on the professional identity of those working in the field of psychoanalytic psychotherapy, where it is necessary to reap the benefits of many experiences and reflections even if still in progress. The clinical practice has always been the base of the psychoanalytic way of thinking: vivid attention to the therapeutic process, the implicit theories, and the dealing style with patients. All of those are particularly interesting fields to research. Today most of the clinical experiences are often done in unusual situations, one’s could say extreme. It is in other contexts, "at the border", different from a psychoanalytic studio, where psychoanalytic theories and well experimented techniques can often reach a real deepening. The journal also connects itself to major current issues, it takes part in debates about the fast changing today’s world, opening itself to different arts and cultures where the psychoanalytic model can provide specific tools of thinking. It is a hard task to translate such experiences in writings: we can imagine that the way could be opening to the readers the consulting room without a stiff theoretical language drawing such as a veil over what the most alive is happening there. Each issue has a core theme of psychoanalytic psychotherapy, but at the same time, retaining a large space to contributions spanning different topics. The journal in its initial part has the section Essays, works with a broader clinical and theoretical breath, Scorci werw are collected a predominantly clinical character items, Institutions section that contains contributions to the experiences related institutional work, finally Readings contemplating authors interviews recent books, reviews and short boards.

General Editor:Adriana Gagliardi
Chief Editor:Anna Carla Aufiero
Editorial board: Caterina Barone, Sara Madella, Adelina Maugeri, Ruby Mariela Mejia Maza, Luigi Antonio Perrotta
Maria Luisa Algini, Andrea Baldassarro, Maurizio Balsamo, Paola Catarci, Rutilia Collesi, Antonella Convertini, Patrizia Cupelloni, Giovanni De Renzis, Paolo Di Benedetto, Carla Farina, Emilia Ferruzza, Paola Golinelli, Silvia Grasso, Vincenza Laurora, Rita Manfredi, Giuliana Milana, Marina Montagnini, Chiara Nicolini, Sesto Passone, Luisa Perrone, Diomira Petrelli, Fiorella Petrì, Maria Grazia Pini, Carlo Riggi, Luigi Rinaldi, Cristiano Rocchi, Rosa Romano Toscani, Maurizio Russo, Roberta Russo, Giampaolo Sasso, Massimiliano Sommantico, Giovanni Starace, Paolo Stramba Badiale, Carlos Tabbia, Maria Tallandini, Carlo Umiltà.

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Alfredo Lombardozzi, Forme della narrazione, Mito e fiaba tra continuità e cambiamento (Forms of the narrative. Myth and fairy tale between continuity and change)
Maria Grazia Minetti, Abitare il tempo tra continuità e cambiamento (Inhabiting time between continuity and change)
Maria N. Mosca, Continuità e Discontinuità in seduta: i ritardi (Continuity and Discontinuity in the therapy session: the delays)
Gabriele Morelli, La soluzione paranoidea al tempo della pandemia virale (The paranoid solution at the time of the viral pandemic)
Fabio Fiorelli, La scomparsa della realtà (The disappearance of reality)
A cura della Redazione, Recensioni
Adriana Gagliardi, Editoriale
Adriana Gagliardi, Percepire il cambiamento, percepire la continuità: note sull’autoanalisi (Perceiving change, perceiving continuity: notes on self-analysis)
Maria Luisa Algini, Il filo nascosto nella noia (The phantom thread of boredom)
Giurita Zoena, Incontriamoci al confine (Meet me on the border)
Roberto Metrangolo, Cambiamento e continuità. La Supervisione in psicoterapia psicoanalitica (Change e continuity. Supervision in psychoanalytic psychotherapy)
Annapaola Giannelli, Enea: un mito contemporaneo. La capacità di essere se stessi nella continuità del trauma (Aeneas: a contemporary myth. The ability to be oneself in the continu-ity of the trauma)
A cura della Redazione, Ricordo di Riccardo Gallerani

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Guelfo Margherita, Alexandre Patouillard, Federico Pone, Salvatore Rotondi, Loredana Vecchi, Costruzioni di esperienze ludiche in Campi Psicotici (Construction of playful experiences in psychotic fields)
Rita Anna Manfredi, Gioco nei limiti - Gioco dei limiti
Giampaolo Sasso, Il terapeuta gioca a tennis (The therapist plays tennis)
Elisabetta Berardi, La scrittura come gioco e prima cura del trauma (Writing as a play and first treatment of trauma)
Maria Ida Contarino, Dalle parole-esperienza al "rumore delle cose che iniziano" (From the words-experience to the "sound of the things that begin")
Jacopo Rizzuti, Giocare a perdere (Play to lose)
Leo Romeo Marino, Pietrina Bianco, Luca Gaburri, Mariangela Villa, Recensioni
Chiara Nicolini, Roberto Metrangolo, Ricordo di Marysa Gino / Ricordo di Mario Fiore
Adriana Gagliardi, Editoriale
Giuseppe Civitarese, Cosa vuol dire "giocare" in analisi? (What does playing in analysis mean?)
Valentina Caglioni, La "mancanza" di gioco nelle strutture perverse (The lack of play in perverse structures)
Carla Vitale, Difficoltà di soggettivazione in un caso-limite (Difficulty of subjectivation in a borderline case)
Fulvio Cassese, Costruire il gioco con un paziente autistico (Build the game with an autistic patient)
Anna Di Guida, Gioca con me, così posso fidarmi di me (The game as a possibility of access to the Sellfness. "Play with me so I can trust me")
Beniamino Sidoti, Come funziona il gioco? (How does the game work?)
Claudio Amicantonio, Scheda. Anthony Molino (introduzione di Rosita Lappi). Oltre la tela. Conversazioni sulla pittura. Edizioni Mondo Nuovo, Pescara, 2020, pp. 144, € 15,20.

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