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  1. Presents a historical overview of group psychology and of group psychotherapy from Le Bon, T. Burrow, and Freud in the 1920s to F. Powdermaker and J. Frank in the 1950s. The present status of group psychotherapy in the U.S. and Europe, especially…
  2. The history of thinking on group development is a complicated and fragmented one because both research and theory construction occurred in two distinctly different intellectual traditions: academic and clinical. These traditions were at times…
  3. Reviews recent literature on combined therapy, in which a group therapist offers concurrent individual psychotherapy to members of the group. The literature documents a growing acceptance of this therapeutic approach. Combined therapy may be the…
  4. This chapter discusses the history of APA's Division of Group Psychology and Group Psychotherapy which originated at the February 8, 1991, meeting of the Council of Representatives. As the news of this new division traveled, many questions arose.…
  5. "The literature was reviewed from a modified analytic viewpoint and is presented in terms of the following variables which represent the major natural groups observed in the literature: (1) role of the therapist, (2) techniques, (3) special…
  6. This chapter presents a general overview of Wilfred Bion's contribution to psychoanalytic group psychotherapy from a personal perspective. The author outlines Bion's work during World War II. His analytic work with Melanie Klein following that war;…
  7. Extends the present author's (see record 1988-36514-001) review of the factors that influenced the growth of group psychotherapy between 1931 and 1942 to include the contributions of such clinicians as system builders J. Moreno and S. Slavson; group…
  8. group psychotherapy has been influenced by many persons and philosophies, both American and European / many people were grappling with similar problems and developing similar ideas around the same time American influences / European influences /…
  9. The Quintessential Zerka documents the origins and development of the theory and practice of psychodrama, sociometry and group psychotherapy through the work and innovation of its co-creator, Zerka Toeman Moreno. This comprehensive handbook brings…
  10. "History of Psychotherapy: A Century of Change" is presented as part of the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the American Psychological Association as a publication of its Division of Psychotherapy. It offers a retrospective investigation of…
  11. The book begins with two chapters devoted to the broad historical outlines of the field from 1860 to the present. Thereafter, the book is divided into four major areas: theory, research, practice, and training. Each chapter therein highlights…
  12. Describes the history of group therapy from the late 19th century until World War II and the resistance to it. With the large numbers of people needing therapy during that war, group therapy was adopted as a necessary expedient, and has since become…
  13. In this chapter, we begin with a historical review of past efforts at psychotherapy integration, covering the work that has been done through the end of the twentieth century. Finally, we describe the development of a professional reference group…
  14. In the course of the European history of civilisation there gradually occurred a shift from "We" to "Ego" (Ettas, 1987). From a psychological point of view, therefore, it is no longer indicated to treat a therapy group as a oneness. If a…
  15. Do we all envision the same entity when we say "group therapy"? As little as a decade ago, this might have called to mind the traditional process group written about so elegantly by Yalom (1975, 1985) and often caricatured in situation comedies on…