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Scortecci, M.A. Berti Ceroni, G. Boccanegra, L. Correale, A. Frangini, G. Licenziati, F. Pandolfi, A.M. Rinaldi, L. Ruggieri, G. Ruggiero, L. Vacchini, F. (1993). Severe Pathologies and Models of Comprehension°. Rivista Psicoanal., 39(1):191-203.

(1993). Rivista di Psicoanalisi, 39(1):191-203

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Severe Pathologies and Models of Comprehension

Mina Arrigoni Scortecci, Giuseppe Berti Ceroni, Luigi Boccanegra, Antonello Correale, Giuseppe Frangini, Franceso Licenziati, Anna Maria Pandolfi, Luigi Rinaldi, Giuseppe Ruggieri, Luigi Ruggiero and Fabio Vacchini

Severe pathologies

In order to present an orderly, organic discussion of our topic we must first delimit the concept of severe pathology. This concept has the important advantage of evoking a broad, global field of reference, thus avoiding the risk posed by objectifying, reductive nosological categories, but also the disadvantage of privileging the symptomatic aspect - the severity - over other parameters, such as relational capacity, the organization of the self, the global state of internal objects, and so on.


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