[Autom. eng. transl.] The group is configured among psychotherapeutic settings as one of the main sources of treatment for emotional suffering secondary to cancer. In this context, the Morenian psychodramatic psychotherapy takes on a leading role due to the intrinsic characteristics of facilitating the expression of emotional experiences, mutual support among group members, the identification of more adaptive styles to tackle the disease and to focus on the existential themes that cancer triggers. The present work investigates the subjective experience of participants in two psychodramatic psychotherapy groups belonging to the Clinical Psychology Unit of the San Paolo Hospital of Milan, through the use of the method of phenomenological interpretative analysis (IPA). The goal was to understand, from the patients' perspective, the role and meaning of this experience by deepening the experiential and clinical elements on which the group psychotherapy intervention appears to have an impact. The development of psychotherapeutic programs oriented in this sense seems to be a clinical necessity to be considered as a specific component within the oncological care pathways.
|Translated title of the contribution||[Autom. eng. transl.] Psychodrama in cancer patients|
|Publication status||Published - 2014|