Depression can be described in terms of interactive processes, both in the couple and in the family. In this perspective, the role played by the non-depressed family members in the development of depression becomes very relevant. Some useful principles for working with depressive individuals and families will be presented together with specific techniques and specific pitfalls that can be expected in the course of the therapeutic process.
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CAMILLO LORIEDO, MD PhD, is professor of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the University of Rome, School of Medicine and the School of Specialization. Since 1998, he has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Milton Erickson Foundation. He has recently been elected President of the Italian Society of Psychotherapy. Since 2005, he has been a member of the Editorial Board of the American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis. Loriedo has been awarded the Milton H. Erickson Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contributions to the field of Psychotherapy. He has authored over 350 scientific papers and 26 books.