Home PageArticolo rivistaSymbolism in dreams, in Rorschach and in narrative metaphors as an expression of the unity of lifestyle

Ardenti R.
Pubblicato nel numero: Year XXXVII January – June 2009 – Number 65 – SUPPLEMENT (contributions to XX Congr. SIPI “The dream between psychotherapy and neurosciences”, 2007)
Parole chiave: Lifestyle, Narration, Dream, Metaphor, Symbol, Rorschach test

Symbolism in dreams, in Rorschach and in narrative metaphors as an expression of the unity of lifestyle

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Summary. In wakefulness as in sleep, lifestyle has several means of expression, among which: narration, memories, metaphors and symbols. The methodology of Individual Psychology makes use of these means of expression to become acquainted with the individual inner self and establishes a suitable treatment. Through the analysis of Fabio’s case, comparing the responses to Rorschach’s test, the symbols in his dreams and the metaphors he uses in telling about himself, the attention is drawn on the uniqueness and the creativeness of the language of the individual , the coherence among the different means of expression and the wholeness of the individual in all his expression.

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