Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology 24 (3):265-267 (2017)
AbstractThe commentaries by Warren Kinghorn and Giuseppe Butera provide me with the welcome opportunity to reaffirm and briefly address a concern that lies at the core of my work in recent years. It regards the lack of a metaphysical perspective and consequently metaphysically informed interventions, or what I recently came to term 'metaphysical care', in psychological and medical treatments when there are identifiable metaphysical assumptions at work both in clinicians and treated persons that affect the treatment and the well-being of both. In the original article, this is exemplified in the failure of both psychotherapists and people affected by violence to operate with a metaphysically grounded...
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A Philosophical Concept of Deprivation and Its Use in the Attachment-Focused Treatment of Violence.Alexandra Pârvan - 2014 - International Journal of Applied Philosophy 28 (2):331-346.
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The Mind Electric: Challenges to Clinical Categories From a Person-Centred Perspective and the Possibilities of Metaphysics and Art for Clinician, Patient, and Treatment.Alexandra Pârvan - 2018 - Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 24 (5):1065-1078.
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