Poster session presented at the XXIV S.I.P.I. National Congress – “The settings in Individual Psychology”, Turin, 2013.
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Summary. In this reflection, which arises from professional experience, I wish to underline the multi-dimensional nature of the setting within the sphere of general medical practice. In addition to its significance in environmental and above all relationship terms, its physical (bodily) aspect, which is experienced through and during the objective examination of the patient, is also of great importance as it provides an opportunity to meet and interact with the other person, which can give rise to an encouraging relationship based on trust and mutual respect between the person treating and the person being treated.