Inpatient Group Psychotherapy / Edition 1

Inpatient Group Psychotherapy / Edition 1

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by Irvin D. Yalom, Yalom
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0465032982

ISBN-13: 9780465032983

Pub. Date: 01/28/1983

Publisher: Basic Books


This essential book for front-line clinicians offers new ways of conceptualizing the techniques of group therapy for use on acute wards. Yalom makes a strong case for the efficacy of group therapy on all acute wards. He discusses how to structure the session and the kind of support that should be offered. The emphasis is on the here-and-now. He then presents two

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This essential book for front-line clinicians offers new ways of conceptualizing the techniques of group therapy for use on acute wards. Yalom makes a strong case for the efficacy of group therapy on all acute wards. He discusses how to structure the session and the kind of support that should be offered. The emphasis is on the here-and-now. He then presents two models of groups: one for the higher functioning and one for the more regressed psychotic patients.

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ISBN-13:
9780465032983
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
01/28/1983
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
879,739
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.36(d)
Lexile:
1290L (what's this?)

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Inpatient Group Psychotherapy 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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robyn1913 More than 1 year ago
I found this book very helpful when writing my final paper in my group therapy class. Dr. Yalom spoke about his experiences when he worked and visited a psychiatrict hospital. Reading from his experiences will help me one day when I am able to work in a similar environment as well. Dr. Yalom also spoke about how patients are able to pick up on things even if they are in a psychotic state. For example, when staff members are not getting along or in a group setting (the two co-leaders) are not getting along.