Here some excerpts from my article published on e-jungian.com . There are situations in which the psyche uses defense mechanisms that were useful for the psychological survival in childhood, but in adulthood they are not and 1may even become harmful, blocking the psychological growth and hindering the process of regeneration.
The situations which I am going to present in this article are extreme situations, very rare and painful, but it is interesting to analyze the psychic images that accompany them, to grasp some warning signs. These are three people who died prematurely of cancer: Domenico Gnoli died at age 37, Mary at 12 and Luke at 47 years.
There are two ways to approach things: that the left hemisphere that makes us think, catalog, label, sort ... It works in an analytical way, that decomposes the fact to try to bring order, using the words.
And then there is the way of the right hemisphere, which is completely different, it is a synthetic way of seeing things ...