PSICOTERAPIA E SCIENZE UMANE


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PSICOTERAPIA E SCIENZE UMANE
Psychotherapy and the Human Sciences
4 issues per year , ISSN 0394-2864 , ISSNe 1972-5043
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Psicoterapia e Scienze Umane [Psychotherapy, Humanities, and Social Sciences] is an interdisciplinary quarterly journal. Founded in 1967, it is currently co-edited by Pier Francesco Galli, M.D., Marianna Bolko, M.D., and Paolo Migone, M.D. It is by far and away the most widely circulated journal in the field in Italy, and also one of the oldest. It is indexed by various international databases such as PsycINFO (Psychological Abstracts), Psychoanalytic Abstracts, EMBASE (Ex¬cerpta Medica), EMCare, Scopus, Sociological Abstracts, Worldwide Political Science Abstracts, IBSS (International Bibliography of the Social Sciences), PASCAL (INIST), etc. The project Psicoterapia e Scienze Umane was one of the original aims and methods of the "Milan Group for the Advancement of Psychotherapy", which, has been led by Pier Francesco Galli, M.D. since 1960. In 1970 the Group was renamed Psicoterapia e Scienze Umane (like the journal, which was founded by Pier Francesco Galli in 1967) after the Third World Congress of Psychotherapy which was organized by the Group of the same name. The precise aim, which is still valid today, was to meet the needs of professionals involved in psychotherapy and related fields along three fundamental lines. First of all, the journal wanted to fill the gap between the Italian and international mental health communities - the Italian situation at the time was characterized by widespread cultural delay (university courses and degrees in psychology didn't exist, psychiatry was still under the influence of neurology, etc.). Secondly - and this is an important aspect - there was a need to provide a historical and critical filter for all the foreign professional culture that was being imported, in order to avoid the flat and automatic absorption of foreign cultural models. Thirdly, the journal was designed to examine mental health professionals' training processes in light of the link between clinical practice and theoretical construction. This was summarized in the editorial of the first issue (no. 1, 1967): «Insecurity, the daily feeling of the psychotherapist at work, is responsibly taken as an interplay between conflicting poles within the human sciences». In light of this, a real and not "academic" interdisciplinary approach is still the goal of a professional work with a strong social impact, in opposition to the widespread "parallel tolerance" and ecumenical opportunism that characterises our field. The Psicoterapia e Scienze Umane project also included several book series founded by Pier Francesco Galli, M.D., such as the "Library of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology" (founded in 1959, total 87 titles), published by the Milanese publisher Feltrinelli, and "Program Psychology, Psychiatry, and Psychotherapy" (founded in 1964, more than 250 titles), published by Boringhieri of Turin. Included in these series were translations of the most important international classics in psychology, psychiatry and psychotherapy, many of which formed the backbone of the professional culture of generations of Italian mental health professionals. In line with these premises, the journal Psicoterapia e Scienze Umane publishes psychoanalytic articles alongside papers from other disciplines, such as psychology, psychiatry, sociology, anthropology, philosophy, education science, and history. Exponents of these disciplines have been represented on the journal's editorial board since its foundation. In the 1980s, the publication of a series of columns emphasised the journal's role as a ''service-provider'' to the Italian mental health community. These columns have included: "Classics of psychoanalytic research" (30 classic papers written between 1927 and 1965 and published between 1989 and 1999); "Clinical cases" (a separate column since 1987 under which many complete clinical cases have been published and discussed by authors from different psychotherapy schools); "Book reviews" (a separate column since 1984); "Traces. Mummia ridens" (since 2004; a reconstruction of the history of Italian psychoanalysis and psychotherapy from the theoretical and sociological perspective); "Journals" (since 1984, with contents and reviews of selected articles from the field's main national and international journals; since 2006, there has also been an annual lengthy comment on each journal under review).

Direzione/Editors: Pier Francesco Galli, M.D., Marianna Bolko, M.D., Paolo Migone, M.D.
Comitato di consulenza/Consulting Editorial Board: Valeria P. Babini, Ph.D. (Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione, Università di Bologna), Alberto Burgio, Ph.D. (Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione, Università di Bologna), Morris N. Eagle, Ph.D. (Derner Institute for Advanced Psychological Studies, Adelphi University, Garden City, New York; New Center for Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles), Lawrence Friedman, M.D. (New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York), Pedro Grosz, Ph.D. (Zürich Psychoanalytic Seminar, Zürich), Robert R. Holt, Ph.D. (New York University, New York), Emilio Modena, M.D. (Zürich Psychoanalytic Seminar, Zürich), Johannes Reichmayr, Ph.D. (Sigmund Freud University, Vienna), Berthold Rothschild, M.D. (Zürich Psychoanalytic Seminar, Zürich), Thomas von Salis, M.D. (Zürich Psychoanalytic Seminar, Zürich), Frank Sulloway, Ph.D. (Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley), Paul L. Wachtel, Ph.D. (Department of Psychology, City College of New York, New York), Jerome C. Wakefield, Ph.D., D.S.W. (Silver School of Social Work and Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, New York University, New York), Drew Westen, Ph.D. (Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta), Peter H. Wolff, M.D. (Children’s Hospital, Boston)
Hanno fatto parte del comitato editoriale/Past Editorial Board Members: Alessandro Ancona (Bologna), Tullio Aymone (Modena), Gaetano Benedetti (Basel), Arno von Blarer (Zürich), Enzo Codignola (Genoa), Johannes Cremerius (Freiburg im Breisgau), Merton M. Gill (Chicago), John E. Gedo (Chicago), Emanuele Gualandri (Milan), Klaus Horn (Frankfurt am Main), Eustachio Loperfido (Bologna), Giambattista Muraro (Milan), Berta Neumann (Milan), Paul Parin (Zürich), Tito Perlini (Trieste), Michele Ranchetti (Florence), Paul Roazen (Boston), Tullio Seppilli (Perugia), Howard Shevrin (Ann Arbor), Helmuth Thomä (Ulm), Judith Valk (Zürich), Joseph Weiss (San Francisco)
Cura delle rubriche/Section Editors: Pier Francesco Galli, M.D., Alberto Merini, M.D. (Tracce / Traces) Adriana Grotta, Ph.D., Ruggero Lamantea, Ph.D., Paola Morra, Ph.D. (Casi clinici / Clinical Cases) Antonella Mancini, Ph.D. (Recensioni / Book Reviews) Luigi Antonello Armando, Ph.D., Jutta Beltz, M.D., Luisella Canepa, M.D., Andrea Castiello d’Antonio, Ph.D., Silvano Massa, M.D., Paolo Migone, M.D., Pietro Pascarelli, M.D. (Riviste / Journals)
Coordinatore della redazione/Contacts: Paolo Migone, M.D., Via Palestro 14, 43123 Parma PR, Italy, tel. +(39) 0521-960595, e-mail migone@unipr.it
Web Site of the Journal: www.psicoterapiaescienzeumane.it/english.htm
Canale YouTube / YouTube Channel:www.youtube.com/user/PsicoterScienzeUmane/playlists

Correspondence: Paolo Migone, M.D., Via Palestro 14, 43123 Parma PR, Italy, tel./fax +(39) 0521-960595, E-Mail migone@unipr.it; Further information on the history and overall aims of the Psicoterapia e Scienze Umane group is available at: www.psicoterapiaescienzeumane.it/english.htm

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Issue 4/2020 
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Mauro Fornaro, Interventi. Autoritarismo: malattia degli psicoanalisti di sinistra? (Authoritarianism: A disease of left-wing psychoanalysts?)
Giorgio Meneguz, Sovversivi nella torre d’avorio (Subversives in the ivory tower)
Giuseppina Romeo, Rossana Borsi, Karen Di Prisco, Paolo F. Peloso, Cosa resta sotto il Ponte Morandi di Genova. Gli esiti di un trauma collettivo nell’operatività di un Centro di Salute Mentale (What remains under the Morandi Bridge of Genoa. The effects of a collective trauma on the work of a Community Mental Health Center)
Pier Francesco Galli, Alberto Merini, Tracce (Traces)
Adriana Grotta, Ruggiero Lamantea, Paola Morra, Pierrette Lavanchy, Cinzia Giubbarelli, Casi clinici. Interventi sul caso Atride (Clinical cases)
Pier Francesco Galli, Casi clinici. Interventi sul caso Atride
A cura della Redazione, Riviste (Journals)
A cura della Redazione, "Seminari Internazionali di Psicoterapia e Scienze Umane" Programma dell’anno 2021 / Referees e correttori di bozze per l'anno 2020/ Informazioni per gli abbonati e i lettori
Arnold D. Richards, La sinistra e l’estrema sinistra nella psicoanalisi americana: la psicoanalisi come disciplina sovversiva (The left and far left in American psychoanalysis: Psychoanalysis as a subversive discipline)
Luciano Mecacci, Lo "stile di pensiero" della psicoanalisi e il rischio dell’autoreferenzialità (The psychoanalytic "thought stile" and the risk of self-referentiality)
Maria Luisa Mantovani, Maria Maffìa Russo, La violenza di genere: elementi di conoscenza e strategie di contrasto. (Gender violence: Strategies for recognition and prevention)
Stefano Terenzi, Una introduzione alla Schema Therapy (An introduction to Schema Therapy)
Margherita Galeotti, Una psichiatra di campagna (A country psychiatrist)
Cinzia Giubbarelli, Casi clinici. Interventi sul caso Atride
Antonella Mancini, Recensioni (Book reviews)
A cura della Redazione, Indici dell’anno 2020, Volume 54 (Table of Contents of Year 2020, Volume 54)


Issue 3/2020 
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Paolo Migone, I seminari di David Rapaport del 1957 sulla metapsicologia
Comitato di Redazione, Storia di un "congresso fallito"
Aristide Tronconi, Aspetti della transessualità. Dalla consultazione alla costruzione della relazione analitica (Aspects of transsexuality. From the first interview to the analytic relationship)
Saverio Ruberti, Dibattiti (Discussions)
Pietro Pellegrini, Interventi sul caso Atride
Antonella Mancini, Davide Cavagna, Daniela De Robertis, Silvia Marchesini, Recensioni (Book reviews)
Jutta Beltz, Luisella Canepa, Andrea Castiello d’Antonio, Giulio Fabri Poncemi, Mauro Fornaro, Silvano Massa, Paolo Migone, Francesca Tondi, Riviste. Segnalazioni di sommari di riviste italiane e straniere (Journals)
Berthold Rothschild, L’affaire Interlaken. Atto secondo (The Interlaken affaire. Second episode)
David Rapaport, I seminari di David Rapaport del 1957 sulla metapsicologia (David Rapaport’s seminars of 1957 on psychoanalytic metapsychology)
Berthold Rothschild, L’affaire Interlaken. Atto secondo (The Interlaken affaire. Second episode)
Mario Erdheim, Paul Parin, la caccia e l’etnopsicoanalisi (Paul Parin, hunting and ethnopsychoanalysis)
Pier Francesco Galli, Alberto Merini, Tracce (Traces)
Adriana Grotta, Ruggiero Lamantea, Paola Morra, Casi clinici (Clinical cases)
Paolo Migone, Interventi sul caso Atride
Giuseppe Craparo, Francesca Ortu, Onno van der Hart, Recensioni - Schede
Comitato di Redazione, "Seminari Internazionali di Psicoterapia e Scienze Umane". Programma dell’anno 2021


Issue 2/2020 
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Paolo Migone, Editoriale (Editorial)
Alberto Angelini, Sergej M. Ejzenstejn, la psicologia e la psicoanalisi (Sergej M. Ejzenstejn, psychology and psychoanalysis)
Pier Francesco Galli, Alberto Merini, Tracce (Traces)
Giorgio Meneguz, Interventi sul caso Elena
Gaia Cattadori, Interventi sul caso Elena
Paola Morra, Interventi sul caso Elena
Leonarda Galiuto, Annamaria Mandese, Piero Petrini, Luigi Janiri, Interventi sul caso Elena
Jutta Beltz, Luisella Canepa, Andrea Castiello d’Antonio, Giulio Fabri Poncemi, Mauro Fornaro, Silvano Massa, Paolo Migone, Francesca Tondi, Riviste. Segnalazioni di sommari di riviste italiane e straniere (Journals)
Morris N. Eagle, Gli interessi come relazioni oggettuali (Interests as object relations)
Cesare Romano, Il perturbante (1919) e i segreti nella famiglia Freud ("The Uncanny" (1919) and Freud’s family secrets)
Adriana Grotta, Ruggiero Lamantea, Paola Morra, Casi clinici (Clinical cases)
Piero Porcelli, Interventi sul caso Elena
Cinzia Zuchi, Isabella Tritto, Giuseppe Ambrosio, Interventi sul caso Elena
Alessio Gori, Interventi sul caso Elena
Antonella Mancini, Recensioni (Book reviews)
A cura della Redazione, "Seminari Internazionali di Psicoterapia e Scienze Umane". Programma dell’anno 2020 - Informazioni per gli abbonati e i lettori


Issue 1/2020 
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Elizabeth Allison, Peter Fonagy, Quando è importante la verità? (When is truth relevant?)
Mauro Fornaro, "Verità": in che senso in psicoanalisi? (Which meaning of "truth" for psychoanalysis?)
Elisabeth Allison, Peter Fonagy, Risposta agli interventi di Morris N. Eagle, Mauro Fornaro e George Silberschatz (Response to commentaries by Morris N. Eagle, Mauro Fornaro, and George Silberschatz)
Pier Francesco Galli, Alberto Merini, Tracce. Racconti di guerra. Psicoanalisi, salute mentale e pratiche istituzionali, ieri e oggi, in Italia (Traces. Tales of war. Psychoanalysis, mental health and institutional practices, yesterday and today, in Italy)
Luisa Bonfiglioli, Casi clinici. Interventi sul caso Linda
Eleonora Marcelli, Casi clinici. Interventi sul caso Linda
A cura della Redazione, Recensioni / Libri dimenticati / Schede / Libri ricevuti
A cura della Redazione, "Seminari Internazionali di Psicoterapia e Scienze Umane". Programma dell’anno 2020 / Informazioni per gli abbonati e i lettori
Aurel Kolnai, Psicoanalisi e sociologia (1920) (Psychoanalysis and sociology)
Morris N. Eagle, Interventi. Il rapporto tra fiducia epistemica, verità e apprendimento sociale (The relationship among epistemic trust, truth, and social learning)
George Silberschatz, Riflessioni sulla fiducia epistemica e sul suo ruolo in psicoterapia (Reflections on epistemic trust and its role in psychotherapy)
Dario Alparone, Stupidità e psicoanalisi: una questione di etica (Stupidity and psychoanalysis: An ethical problem)
Adriana Grotta, Ruggiero Lamantea, Paola Morra, Casi clinici. Interventi sul caso Linda (Clinical Cases)
Cristiano Lastrucci, Casi clinici. Interventi sul caso Linda
Antonella Mancini, Recensioni (Book Reviews)
Jutta Beltz, Luisella Canepa, Andrea Castiello d’Antonio, Mauro Fornaro, Silvano Massa, Paolo Migone, Pietro Pascarelli, Riviste. Segnalazioni di sommari di riviste italiane e straniere (Journals)


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