Money cannot respond to the dynamics of the needs of the body and mind. When it leaves its dimension as an instrument, it creates confusion and egocentrism. It enables survival, but also power. It can lead to true addictive disorders when it becomes the ultimate end from a means and determines the individual’s present and future. We talk about this with the psychiatrist Vittorino Andreoli, who wrote on this topic: “The Dictatorship of Money” (Soferino editore, in bookstores from January 12th).

Interview by Valeria Pini