Neuropsychodrama: What is happening in our brains in psychodrama?

Keywords: Psycodrama, Group psycotherapy, Neuroscience, Brain


In this article, it is explained which regions of the brain performs the fastest therapeutic intervention by activating in psychodrama. The kinesic memory of the body can reach even the most primitive records with the power of action. The intergenerational legacies through which the unfinished experiences are transmitted by the Zeigarnik effect can be reached through the wires and ties to the memory of the ancestors. This journey, which now goes back to the oldest with surplus reality and role reverse, will enable the activation of neurons from the most primitive subcortical structures to the prefrontal cortex. Significant confrontations in the scenes allow protagonists to take courageous spontaneous and creative roles while enhancing the right-left brain interaction.


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How to Cite
Bilik, E. (2019). Neuropsychodrama: What is happening in our brains in psychodrama?. Revista Brasileira De Psicodrama, 27(2), 165-173. Retrieved from
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