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Psicoterapia e Scienze Umane

"Psychotherapy and the Human Sciences"
Quarterly journal founded in 1967 by the Milan Group for the Advancement of Psychotherapy - Study Center of Clinical Psychology of Milan, Italy, active since 1960  (ISSN 0394­-2864)


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Bologna, December 17, 2016:
Meeting for the 50th Anniversary (1967-2016)


Meetings organized by Psicoterapia e Scienze Umane (free entrance, for subscribers only):

Otto Kernberg, "Psychotherapy training today" (Sept. 20, 2011) (45th Anniversary of Psicoterapia e Scienze Umane)
Allen Frances, "Psychiatry between diagnosis and 'diagnosticism'. The critical debate on the DSM-5 process" (Oct. 22, 2011)
Morris N. Eagle, "Contemporary psychoanalytic theory: A critical evaluation" (April 13, 2012)
Meeting "Identity of Evil. The construction of perfect violence" (November 30-December 1, 2012)
Chris Christian, "Convergences between modern conflict theory and intersubjectivity in contemporary psychoanalysis" (February 15, 2015)

Otto F. Kernberg, "Psychoanalysis and religion: Why Freud was wrong" (March 18, 2015)
Allen Frances, "Why psychiatric care in Italy is better than in the Unites States" (December 21, 2015)
"The future of psychoanalysis" (on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary Issue) (December 1, 2016)
Meeting for the 50th Anniversary of Psicoterapia e Scienze Umane (1967-2016) (December 17, 2016)


 Editors: Pier Francesco Galli, M.D., Marianna Bolko, M.D., Paolo Migone, M.D.

Advisory board: Valeria P. Babini (Bologna), Alberto Burgio (Bologna), Morris N. Eagle (Los Angeles), Lawrence Friedman (New York), John E. Gedo (Chicago), Pedro Grosz (Zürich), Robert R. Holt (New York), Emilio Modena (Zürich), Johannes Reichmayr (Vienna), Berthold Rothschild (Zürich), Thomas von Salis (Zürich), Tullio Seppilli (Perugia), Howard Shevrin (Ann Arbor), Frank J. Sulloway (Berkeley), Paul L. Wachtel (New York), Jerome C. Wakefield (New York), Drew Westen (Atlanta), Peter H. Wolff (Boston)

 Past members of the editorial board: Alessandro Ancona (Bologna), Tullio Aymone (Modena), Gaetano Benedetti (Basel), Arno von Blarer (Zürich), Enzo Codignola (Genoa), Johannes Cremerius (Friburg), Merton M. Gill (Chicago), Klaus Horn (Frankfurt), Eustachio Loperfido (Bologna), Giambattista Muraro (Milan), Berta Neumann (Milan), Paul Parin (Zürich), Tito Perlini (Trieste), Michele Ranchetti (Florence), Paul Roazen (Boston), Helmuth Thomä (Ulm), Judith Valk (Zürich), Joseph Weiss (San Francisco)

 Sections editors: Traces: Pier Francesco Galli (chief-editor) and Alberto Merini; Clinical cases: Adriana Grotta, Ruggero Lamantea, and Paola Morra; Book reviews: Andrea Castiello d'Antonio, Mauro Fornaro, and Antonella Mancini (chief-editor); Journals: Luigi Antonello Armando, Jutta Beltz, Luisella Canepa, Andrea Castiello d'Antonio, Silvano Massa, Paolo Migone, and Pietro Pascarelli

Correspondence (manuscripts for review, contacts, etc.): Paolo Migone, M.D., Via Palestro 14, 43123 Parma PR, Italy, tel./fax +(39) 0521­-960595, E-Mail <migone@unipr.it>

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Publisher: FrancoAngeli Editore, Viale Monza 106, 20127 Milan, Italy, tel. +(39) 02­-2837141; ISSN 0394­-2864; electronic ISSN 1972­-5043; Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) 616
2016 subscriptions: Italy: individuals € 72,50, institutions € 82,50. Foreign: individuals € 118,50, institutions 135,00
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All new subscribers receive 3 past issues free of charge (in order to receive them, contact Paolo Migone, tel. +(39) 0521­-960595, E-Mail <migone@unipr.it>). Issue no. 3/2006 (450 pages, € 25.00) is a special issue for the 40th Anniversary (see the Press Review). Issue no. 3/1986 (378 pages, € 25.00) is a special issue for the 20th Anniversary (these special issues, as well as back issues, can be purchased only from the editorial office, not from the publisher). The journal periodically organizes meetings (such as the meeting with Otto Kernberg "Psychotherapy training today") that are free of charge and open only to subscribers (in order to be notified of these meetings it is necessary to send an E-Mail to <migone@unipr.it>)

Fringe benefits for subscribers: subscribers to Psicoterapia e Scienze Umane can have a discount subscription to The International Journal of Psychoanalysis (2015 rates: € 211.00 instead of € 305.00, 31% discount, € 94.00 saving; students or candidates € 111,00; electronic version from is included - only electronic version  € 186.00 instead of € 271.00, students or candidates € 100.00). Subscribers must contact the editor, tel. +(39) 0521­-960595, E-Mail <migone@unipr.it>

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Sections: "Traces", "Clinical cases", "Book reviews", "Journals", "Classics"

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Presentation of the journal and history of Psicoterapia e Scienze Umane

Press review and Presentation of the Special Issue (no. 3/2006) for the 40th Anniversary


Contents of all volumes (with links to on-line abstracts, articles, and reviews)

1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1970 - 1971 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974 - 1975 - 1976 - 1977 - 1978 - 1979 - 1980 - 1981 - 1982 - 1983 - 1984 - 1985 - 1986 - 1987 - 1988 - 1989 - 1990 - 1991 - 1992 - 1993 - 1994 - 1995 - 1996 - 1997 - 1998 - 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 - 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015 - 2016

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Articles published also on the Internet

Alexander F. (1946). The corrective emotional experience (1993, 27, 2: 85-101) [Italian version]
Benedetti G. (1986). Stato dell'arte della tecnica psicoanalitica della schizofrenia (20, 3: 285-289)
Benedetti G. (1999). Il pensiero figurativo: il sogno, l'immaginario e il simbolico (33, 2: 53-74)
Bolko M. (2012). The stranger on the border (46, 2: 225-240)
Bolko M. & Merini A. (1986). Difficoltà a discutere di tecnica. Esiste una tecnica classica? (20, 3: 241-253)
Bolko M. & Merini A. (1988). Il setting (XXII, 2: 3-21)
Bolko M. & Merini A. (1991). Osservazioni sull'identificazione proiettiva: through the looking glass (25, 4: 19-34)
Bolko M. & Rothschild B. (2006). A "flea in one's ear". An account of the Counter-Congressof the International Psychoanalytic Association of 1969 in Rome (40, 3: 703-718. Reprint: 2015, 49, 3: 431-446)
Bowby J. (1986). La terapia psicoanalitica alla luce della teoria dell'attaccamento (20, 3: 253-260)
Calvesi A. (1986). Lo stato dell'arte della tecnica psicoanalitica (20, 3: 300-302)
Carere-Comes T. (2002). La logica della relazione psicoterapeutica (36, 3: 83-99)
Carere-Comes T. (2005). Il soggetto meta: sulla libertà da memoria e desiderio (39, 4: 487-494)
Cellesi A. (1990). A proposito dell'art. 3 della legge 18/2/1989 n. 56 (24, 4: 5-10) [version of 1991]
Chambless D.L. & Ollendick T.H. (2001). Gli interventi psicologici validati empiricamente: controversie ed evidenze empiriche (35, 3: 5-46) [synthesis of a version of 1998]
Cremerius J. (1986). Lo stato dell'arte della tecnica psicoanalitica (20, 3: 281-285)
Cremerius J. (1989). Analisi didattica e potere. La trasformazione di un metodo di insegnamento-apprendimento in strumento di potere della psicoanalisi istituzionalizzata (23, 3: 4-27)
Cremerius J. (1996). I limiti dell'autorischiaramento analitico e la gerarchia della formazione istituzionalizzata (1999, 33, 3: 5-22)
Cremerius J. (1999). Il futuro della psicoanalisi (33, 4: 5-43)
Eagle M.N. (1991). Cambiamenti clinici e teorici in psicoanalisi: dai conflitti ai deficit e dai desideri ai bisogni (25, 1: 33-46) [go to a discussion between M.N. Eagle and P.F. Galli]
Eagle M.N. (2000). Una valutazione critica delle attuali concettualizzazioni su transfert e controtransfert (34, 2: 25-42)
Eagle M.N. (2000). The postmodern turn in psychoanalysis (34, 4: 5-44) [Italian version]
Eissler K.R. (1950). The Chicago Institute of Psychoanalysis and the sixth period of the development of psychoanalytic technique (1984, 18, 3: 5-33 [part I], and 4: 5-35 [part II]) [Italian version]
Eissler K.R. (1953). The effect of the structure of the ego on psychoanalytic technique (1981, 15, 2: 50-79) [Italian version]
Friedman L. (1995). Merton Gill's psychoanalytic paradigm (1997, 31, 1: 9-16) [English version]
Galli P.F. (1961). La "perizia" su L'Arialda (2007, 41, 1: 79-81) [excerpts published in the Corriere della Sera on January 7, 2007]
Galli P.F. (1967). Editoriale (1, 1: 1)
Galli P.F. (1967). Psicoterapia e scienza (1, 2/3: 1-5)
Galli P.F. (1984). Psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic institution in Italy in the 1950s and 1960s. Carlo Viganò interviews Pier Francesco Galli (2009, 43, 1: 95-104) [Italian version]
Galli P.F. (1986). Psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, and psychiatry in the early 1960s. Annotations for a history (2011, 45, 1: 75-88)
Galli P.F. (1998). L'epidemia della normalità: dagherrotipo del nuovo che avanza (32, 3: 5-9)
Galli P.F. (1999). Psychiatric training: a first chapter. Giovanna Gallio holds a conversation-interview with Pier Francesco Galli (2008, 42, 1: 89-106)
Galli P.F. (2016). Method, technique, and theory in psychoanalysis. Trauma and Memory, 4, 1: 48-59
Gedo J.E. (1986). La mia posizione nei confronti della tecnica psicoanalitica (20, 3: 269-272)
Gedo J.E. (1999). La storia intellettuale della psicoanalisi, 1973-1998 (33, 1: 5-33)
Iofrida M. (2006). La Psicologia del Sé di Heinz Kohut e la sua concettualizzazione filosofica: note su filosofia e psicoanalisi dagli anni 1960 a oggi (40, 3: 581-600)
Lai G. (1986). L'era post-analitica (20, 3: 302-309)
Langs R. (1986). Diventare uno psicoanalista comunicativo (20, 3: 273-277)
Mastinu M. (1991). Le ricerche sulla personalità terapeutica. Nota preliminare (25, 2: 53-64)
Meltzer D. (1986). Riflessioni sui mutamenti nel mio metodo psicoanalitico (20, 3: 260-269)
Messina D. (2006). Lo scontro sull'Arialda: poesia per i progressisti, oscenità per i benpensanti (2007, 41, 1: 82-84) [original version published in Corriere della Sera on Jan. 7, 2006]
Migone P. (1980). Introduzione a una critica della terapia relazionale (14, 1: 54-76) [version of 1987]
Migone P. (1984). Cronache psicoanalitiche: il caso Masson. Con una nota di Jeffrey M. Masson (18, 4: 32-62) [version of 2002]
Migone P. (1987). Cronache psicoanalitiche: l'azione legale degli psicologi americani contro l'istituzione psicoanalitica per il diritto alla formazione (21, 4: 83-89) [version of 1990]
Migone P. (1991). La differenza tra psicoanalisi e psicoterapia: panorama storico del dibattito e recente posizione di Merton Gill (25, 4: 35-65) [versionof 1992]
Migone P. (2003). La psicoterapia con Internet (37, 4: 57-73)
Migone P. (2004). Editoriale (38, 2: 149-152)
Migone P. (2005). Farmaci antidepressivi nella pratica psichiatrica: efficacia reale [in PDF] (39, 3: 312-322) [a version of 2009]
Migone P. (2008). Psicoterapia e ricerca "scientifica" (2009, 43, 1: 77-94) [another version of 2008]
Morgenthaler F. (1975). L'omosessualità [in PDF] (1982, 16, 1: 3-37)
Parin P. (1986). Lo stato dell'arte della tecnica psicoanalitica (20, 3: 296-300)
Parin P. (1998). Menzogne in tempo di pace. Tentativo di una critica psicoanalitica ed etnologica dei diritti dell'uomo (1999, 33, 2: 5-30)
Pohlen M. (2000). La "organizzazione" della psicoanalisi. Evoluzione, retrospettiva e prospettiva dei più importanti psicoanalisti della generazione successiva al 1945 in Germania (34, 1: 61-71)
Pollock G.E. (1986). Malattie multiple concomitanti e terapia plurimodale: nuovo paradigma o vecchio modello? (20, 3: 278-281)
Porcelli P. et al. (2002). Un caso di vaginismo: il caso Anna (36, 2: 121-129; with 14 commentaries: 2: 129-133, 3: 125-131, 4: 107-113; 2003, XXXVII, 1: 127-133, 2: 107-113)
Roazen P. (2000). Che tipo di persona era Freud? (34, 3: 5-26)
Rossi R. (1986). Lo stato dell'arte della tecnica psicoanalitica (20, 3: 309-313)
Sandell R. (2015). Change After Psychotherapy (CHAP): A method for measuring change after the termination of psychotherapy (49, 4: 595-628) [go to a shortened version in Italian; the English version is in issue no. 2/2015 the on-line journal Research in Psychotherapy: Psychopathology, Process and Outcome (RIPPPO)]
Shedler J. (2010). The efficacy of psychodynamic therapy (44, 1: 9-34) [English version]
Todarello O. & Porcelli P. (1996). Osservazioni sul trattamento psicoanalitico di un caso di rettocolite ulcerosa (30, 4: 67-86)
Von Blarer A. (1986). La prassi psicoanalitica consueta e quella modificata (20, 3: 290-296)
Von Salis T. (2010). Il contributo di Armando Bauleo al concetto di gruppo (44, 1: 290-296) [2009 version; Spanish; German]
Wachtel P.L. (1980). Transference, schema and assimilation: The relevance of Piaget to the psychoanalytic theory of transference [with an update of 2004] (2004, 38, 3: 293-314)
Westen D. (1999) The scientific status of unconscious processes: is Freud really dead? (2001, 35, 4: 5-58)
Westen D., Morrison Novotny K. & Thompson-Brenner H. (2004). The empirical status of empirically supported psychotherapies: Assumptions, findings, and reporting in controlled clinical trials (2005, 39, 1: 7-90) [a synthesis in Italian by Paolo Migone]
Wolff P.H. (1998). Why psychoanalysis is still interesting? (32, 1: 7-20) [English version of 2001]

Articles published in the section "Classics of psychoanalytic research" (1989-1999)

Alexander F. (1935). Il problema della tecnica psicoanalitica (1998, XXXII, 2: 107-117 [part I], and 3: 115-128 [part II])
Alexander F. (1946). The corrective emotional experience (1993, XXVII, 2: 85-101) [go to the Italian version]
Bernfeld S. (1934). I fatti dell'osservazione in psicoanalisi (1994, XXVIII, 4: 99-118)
Bibring E. (1936). Sviluppo e problemi della teoria delle pulsioni (1990, XXIV, 2: 96-108 [part I], and 3: 103-122 [part II])
Bibring E. (1943). Il concetto di coazione a ripetere (1992, XXVI, 2: 95-115 [part I], and 3: 71-87 [part II])
Burrow T. (1927). Il metodo dell'analisi di gruppo (1994, XXVIII, 3: 113-127)
Deutsch H. (1935). L'analisi di controllo (1996, XXX, 2: 107-116)
Deutsch H. (1940). Anoressia nervosa (1997, XXXI, 2: 103-113)
Deutsch H. (1942). Alcune forme di disturbo emozionale e la loro relazione con la schizofrenia (1989, XXIII, 4: 91-108)
Erikson E.H. (1954). Il sogno tipo della psicoanalisi (1991, XXV, 2: 91-109 [part I], and 3: 89-113 [part II])
Fliess R. (1942). La metapsicologia dell'analista (1996, XXX, 1: 97-114)
French T.M. (1937). Realtà e inconscio (1995, XXIX, 2: 107-117 [part I], and 4: 114-140 [part II])
Jacobson E. (1965). Conflitto psicotico e realtà (1996, XXX, 3: 107-121 [part I], 4: 99-113 [part II], and 1997, XXXI, 1: 103-115 [part III])
Kanner L. (1942). Disturbi autistici e contatto affettivo (1989, XXIII, 2: 105-126 [part I], and 3: 75-89 [part II])
Knight R.R. (1953). Stati borderline (1999, XXXIII, 1: 119-135)
Kris M. (1957). L'uso della previsione in uno studio longitudinale (1991, XXV, 4: 87-100)
Loewald H.W. (1960). L'azione terapeutica della psicoanalisi (1993, XXVII, 4: 99-116 [part I], and 1994, XXVIII, 1: 95-115 [part II])
Loewald H.W. (1962). Super-Io e tempo (1993, XXVII, 1: 105-115)
Loewenstein R.M. (1956). Alcune note sul ruolo del linguaggio nella tecnica psicoanalitica (1991, XXV, 1: 101-118)
Marmor J. (1956). L'oralità nella personalità isterica (1995, XXIX, 1: 101-115)
Nunberg H. (1931). La funzione sintetica dell'Io (1990, XXIV, 4: 91-108)
Reik T. (1935). Lo psicologo sorpreso (1999, XXXIII, 2: 107-124)
Sterba R. (1934). Il destino dell'Io nella terapia analitica (1994, XXVIII, 2: 109-118)
Sterba R. (1940). Dinamica della dissoluzione della resistenza di transfert (1997, XXXI, 4: 111-128)
Stern A. (1938). Indagine psicoanalitica e terapia del gruppo borderline delle nevrosi (1997, XXXI, 3: 117-140)
Stone L. (1954). L'ampliamento del raggio delle indicazioni per la psicoanalisi (2000, XXXIV, 3: 107-121 [part I], e 4: 121-139 [part II])
Sullivan H.S. (1949). La teoria dell'angoscia e la natura della psicoterapia (1992, XXVI, 4: 79-94)
Suttie I.D. (1935). Biologia dell'amore e dell'interesse (1993, XXVII, 3: 111-123)
Waelder R. (1930). Il principio della funzione multipla. Osservazioni sulla sovradeterminazione (1990, XXIV, 1: 107-123)
Will O.A. (1965). Il paziente schizofrenico, lo psicoterapeuta e il consulente (1992, XXVI, 1: 90-115)

Documents and links

Meeting of October 30, 1965, on "Psychotherapy in Italy" (interventions by: Pier Francesco Galli, Mario Moreno, Franco Basaglia, Antonio Jaria, Franco Giberti, Giuseppe Maffei, Dario De Martis, Piero Leonardi, Edoardo Balduzzi, Giorgio Zanocco, Antonino Lo Cascio, Cesare Musatti, Cornelio Fazio)

Psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic institution in Italy (C. Viganò interviews P.F. Galli, 1984)

Pier Francesco Galli, "Psychoanalysis as the story of a crisis" (paper read at the Annual Meeting of the Rapaport-Klein Study Group, Austen Riggs Center, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, June 10, 1990)

Pier Francesco Galli, "Analysis of psychiatric institutions after the Italian Law no. 180/1978 on psychiatric reform" (A. Grazia interviews P.F. Galli, May 13, 1998)

Pier Francesco Galli, "Training in the helping professions: Historical and institutional aspects in Italy" (Streaming video of a talk at the Istituto MEME of Modena, Italy, October 11, 2008)

Pier Francesco Galli. I settant'anni di un maestro (A movie by Francesco Merini, on the occasion of Pier Francesco Galli's 70th birthday, 2001)

Rapaport-Klein Study Group

Problems of psychotherapy, and Columns of Il Ruolo Terapeutico since 1987 (edited by Paolo Migone)

Presentations of the journal in Psychomedia, in POL.it, and in FrancoAngeli; presentation of Materials on the history of the group of Psicoterapia e Scienze Umane in Psychomedia


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