Know the patient first, and then follow the family. Taking charge early and long term grief-work.

Iacopo Lanini


Thinking about disease not as an isolated event of existence, but as an original and personal experience of each specific context, is supported the objective of  "taking care" of cancer patient for whom it is not possible healing, but also of family and social networks. In this sense is intended Palliative Care. This article presents an experience of psychological function activated at the Unit of Palliative Care - Lenitherapy (UCP-L) of the Health Florence, in the not-for-profit service, in Tuscany, the Italian Foundation of Lenitherapy (FILE).

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Rivista di Psicologia Clinica. Teoria e metodi dell'intervento

Rivista Telematica a Carattere Scientifico Registrazione presso il Tribunale civile di Roma (n.149/2006 del 17/03/2006)

ISSN 1828-9363