Patient’s Narrative as a Probe for Successful Coping

  • Maria Giulia Marini


This extract from Ovid depicts two opposite personalities: on one hand, we have Narcissus, who represents the total lack of extraversion to the world, and the other hand, we have Echo, who represents the total absence of self-identity and personal frame of mind, overridden by those surrounding her.


Coping Stress Transactional analysis Patients Caregivers Quantitative and qualitative research 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria Giulia Marini
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  1. 1.Research and Health Care DirectorFondazione ISTUDMilanItaly

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