Home PageArticolo rivistaTime and the modern psychopathology

Pagani S.
Pubblicato nel numero: Year XXXVI January – June 2008 – Number 63
Parole chiave: Language, Relationship, Time, Future, Psycodynamic psychopathology, Personality disorders, Liquid society, Post-modernity, Modernity

Time and the modern psychopathology

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Summary. The destructuration of the sense of time, typical of many personality disorders, shows us the weakness, the precariousness and the delicacy of those patients and the difficulty to live in a fluent world which is unforesseable and incoprehensible in its rapid changes. Future is vague and it can’t be seen as a possibility but as a distress. The temporal horizon is reduced to the present and the long term project, which defines the personal identity, is also reduced.

 

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