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ENVIRONMENTAL CRISIS AND PANDEMIC. A CHALLENGE FOR PSYCHOANALYSIS

Frenis Zero Press

ByNancy McWilliamsRobert D. Stolorow

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After the foreword written by Robert D. Stolorow, “Planet Earth. Crumbling Metaphysical Illusion”, and the introduction written by the editor, Giuseppe Leo, the section “Psychoanalysis in Pandemic Times” (writings by Nancy McWilliams, Anna Ferruta, Hilda Catz, Giuseppe Riefolo, Merav Roth, and Cosimo Schinaia) concerns how to apply analysis to the Covid-19 crisis (psychoanalysis as a tool for interpretation of the pandemic crisis at various levels, individual, social, political) but also how to practice analysis under the Covid-19 pandemic (dealing with the conditions under which the practise of psychoanalysis is possible in such an unprecedented global context). The section “When the psychoanalyst is the patient” contains the memoir written by Pietro Roberto Goisis, a Milan-based psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who survived the coronavirus. In this pandemic both analyst and patient have to deal with a dangerous external reality, with the supplementary task for therapist of helping the patient face his/her internal jeopardy. Finally in the section “Psychoanalysis and Climate Change” there is the chapter written by Marco Francesconi and Daniela Scotto di Fasano. .

Details

Publication Date
Sep 10, 2020
Language
English
ISBN
9788897479314
Category
Social Science
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Nancy McWilliams, By (author): Robert D. Stolorow, By (author): Cosimo Schinaia, By (author): Merav Roth, Edited by: Giuseppe Leo, By (author): Hilda Catz, By (author): Pietro Roberto Goisis, By (author): Marco Francesconi, By (author): Daniela Scotto di Fasano, By (author): Anna Ferruta, By (author): Giuseppe Riefolo

Specifications

Pages
303
Binding
Paperback
Interior Color
Black & White
Dimensions
US Trade (6 x 9 in / 152 x 229 mm)

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