Issue 17, October 2020

Letter from the Chairman of the Hellenic Federation of Systemic Societies and Family Therapy (ETHOS) Dimitris Karagiannis

  Letter from the Chairman of the Hellenic Federation of Systemic Societies and Family Therapy (ETHOS) Dimitris Karagiannis HELLENIC FEDERATION OF SYSTEMIC THERAPY SOCIETIES   Dear members of the «Systemic

Coronavirus dreams and the quarantine journal: Charting personal and collective fears

2020 is a year where most of us experienced an unprecedented situation: the spreading of the coronavirus and the quarantine. During lockdown, the internet proved to be life-saving for communicating with relatives, friends and acquaintances. It was the internet that “gave birth” to the two following projects.

Mental care in a helplessness situation Coronavirus SARS-Cov-2 Children and Adolescents

The COVID-19 pandemic, as a sudden, unexpected, as well as ongoing, situation with no a visible end, has affected our lives in many ways, and has made us consider the impact especially on children and adolescents, in terms of mental illness prevention.

MULTIPLE FAMILY GROUP THERAPY IN AN EARLY INTERVENTION SETTING FOR PSYCHOSIS: A PILOT GROUP IN A PUBLIC HOSPITAL

The present paper describes the experience of a pilot group of multiple family therapy that took place in the Psychiatric Department of the “Sismanoglio” Hospital

The remains of the first love. Unresolved bereavement and the selection of romantic partner

Through the presentation of clinical material, we will investigate how the mother’s illness and subsequent death during her daughter’s adolescence can complicate the young girl’s journey of discovering herself, contribute to pre-oedipal fixations and influence her sexual selection of object.

Comparative Evaluation of the Concept of “Repetition Compulsion” from a Psychoanalytic and a Neurophysiological perspective

The concept of repetition, of the act, that is, and of the outcome of “repeating” can be found in many fields.