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"Liquid life" Zygmunt Bauman Editori Laterza, Rome 2006

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Zygmunt Bauman, "LIQUID LIFE", Editori Laterza, Rome 2006 Abstract / Integration Definition "Liquid life", "Liquid society", "Liquid modernity" are all recently created expressions by the sociologist Zygmunt Bauman, to describe…

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"If You Meet Buddha on the Road, Kill Him" Sheldon B. Kopp Astrolabio Ubaldini Editore, Rome 1975

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Book Review "If You Meet Buddha on the Road, Kill Him" Sheldon B. Kopp Astrolabio Ubaldini Editore, Rome 1975 "If You Meet Buddha on the Road, Kill Him". This is…

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"Notes on the Dark Side of the Torturer / Victim Relationship" Dott. Carlos Alberto Arestivo

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Review of the text "Notes on the Dark Side of the Torturer/Victim Relationship" Dr. Carlos Alberto Arestivo PSYCOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF TORTURE IN DIFFERENT HISTORICAL PERIODS - Torture can be DEFINED…

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"Soul Murder: Presecution in the Family" Morton Schatzman Feltrinelli, Milan 1973

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Review of the book: Morton Schatzman "Soul Murder: Presecution in the Family" Feltrinelli, Milan 1973 In 1973 the American psychiatrist, Morton Schatzman, wrote a book entitled "Soul Murder", which was…

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"Doctors and Sorcerers" Tobie Nathan e Isabelle Stengers Bollati Boringhieri, Turin 1996

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Review of the book: Tobie Nathan, Isabelle Stengers "Doctors and Sorcerers", Bollati Boringhieri, Turin 1996 Single Universe - Multiple Universe Western European and American society is a Single Universe society;…

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"The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self" Alice Miller, Bollati Boringhieri, Turin 1996

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Book Review of: Alice Miller, "The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self ", Bollati Boringhieri, Turin 1996 "I don't remember anything from my childhood" "I…

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"PSYCHOANALYSIS: INSTRUCTIONS" Published on "Diagnosi & Terapia" N.06 - 2007/06/20

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Those who decide to take the road to personal growth through psychoanalysis, try to resolve a difficult moment in their lives. The goal is to not suffer anymore, to really…

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"SEX ON THE NET" Published on "Diagnosi & Terapia" n. 05 - 20/05/2006 Published on Alpes Sondrio N. 2 - Feb 2009

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Fredric Brown (1906-1972), an American Science Fiction writer, in his short story "Answer", written in the Fifties (note), hypothesised that all the computers of the world were connected together in…

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"IN CASE OF SEPARATION" Published on "Diagnosi & Terapia" n.34 - 20/12/01

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Things don't always go well, sometimes there is not enough love to rebuild, and there are some cases where the only possible thing to do, no matter how painful, is…

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"OBSESSIONS AND MANIAS" Published on "Diagnosi & Terapia" n.3 - 20/3/04

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The word "Obsession" in psychology indicates the characteristics of a certain type of neurosis: obsessive neurosis. This disorder can provoke: the irrational and uncontrollable need to do, or avoid doing…

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"HONOUR THY FATHER AND THY MOTHER: BUT IT IS NOT ALWAYS HEALTHY TO DO SO" Paper for "Diagnosi & Terapia" n. 06 del 20/06/2008. Published on "Alpes" Sondrio N. 12 - Dec 2008

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Almost all psychological damage that strikes human beings, comes from the family in which the child was raised and, for the most part, this damage has been caused by parents…

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"NESTING" Published on Diagnosi & Terapia n. 10 - 20/12/2007

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Some psychologists use the word "nesting" to indicate a series of different concepts: Nesting and the Maternal Instinct In this case, the word "nesting" indicates some of the emotions and…

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"LIMITS" Published on "Diagnosi & Terapia" N.7 - 20/09/2007

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I never got my licence. I never drive out of town. I don't drive on the highway. I don't take the elevator. I never travel by plane. I never travel…

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"LIFE IS A DREAM" Published on Diagnosi & Terapia, n.08 - 20 Oct 2008

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What is a dream? What difference is there between reality and the images that appear to us during the night while we are sleeping and our body is resting? Since…

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"I AM AFRAID" Published on "Diagnosi & Terapia" N.3 - 20/3/2005

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Phobia and fear are not the same thing. Fear is an ancient feeling, a reaction mechanism in front of a dangerous situation. This reaction is important for our survival, because…

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"WARS, EARTHQUAKES AND EPIDEMICS" Published on "Diagnosi & Terapia" N.2 20/2/2005, Published on "Diagnosi & Terapia" N.06 - 20 June 2009

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Too often, when reading a newspaper, watching television, listening to the radio, we hear about horrible things happening all around us. The main fears of humanity (wars, earthquakes and epidemics)…

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"ITALIANS DO IT LESS" Published on "Diagnosi & Terapia" n.6 - 20/06/2002

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In one of her many costumes, the singer Madonna, for a certain period, wore T-Shirts with the writing: "ITALIANS DO IT BETTER", but what do they do better? Sex of…

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"REAL PARENTS AND INTROJECTED PARENTS" Published on "Diagnosi & Terapia" n. 5 - 20/05/03

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To introduce the concept of "real" parents and "introjected" parents, I usually tell two anecdotes that have happened to me over the years as a psychotherapist: The first case is…

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"THE 50-YEAR CRISIS IN COUPLES" Published on "Diagnosi & Terapia" n.34 - 20/12/01

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"Love is the only engine of survival" Leonard Cohen, "The future" 1992 Sony Music) The classic, anthropological definition describes matrimony as: two people of the opposite sex, who are not…

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"BODY LANGUAGE" Published on "Diagnosi & Terapia" n.9 - Nov. 2000

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Introduction In the Sixties, psychologists and experts in communication who worked together at the Mental Research Institute, in Palo Alto, California, began their studies starting from this observation on communication:…

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