[SPS seminar on identity - 18 June 2011] - The contribution of the health service demand in constructing psychologists’ professional identity.

Anna Di Ninni


In reconstructing the roots of psychologists’ professional identity, two questions are posed dialectically: 1) what demand has public health made on psychologists since the Reform of 1978 (Law 833)? 2) How has the psychology profession treated that demand? It is hypothesised that the decentralisation of health services triggered by the great reform and the affirmation of principles embodying a cultural turning point based on the complex and troubled establishment of locally based services in Italy, has had great importance in the construction of psychologists’ professional identity.

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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)

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