The Essential Moreno: Writings on Psychodrama, Group Method, and Spontaneity

The Essential Moreno: Writings on Psychodrama, Group Method, and Spontaneity

by Jonathan Fox
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826158218

ISBN-13: 9780826158215

Pub. Date: 09/05/2000

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

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This handy volume collects the best and most important writings of J.L. Moreno in one concise and accessible place. This unique collection explores Moreno's thought in developing psychodrama and sociometry, with his strong emphasis on spontaneity and creativity. The book discusses both basic and advanced concepts and techniques of

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This handy volume collects the best and most important writings of J.L. Moreno in one concise and accessible place. This unique collection explores Moreno's thought in developing psychodrama and sociometry, with his strong emphasis on spontaneity and creativity. The book discusses both basic and advanced concepts and techniques of psychodramatic treatment. Thte reader will find extensive examples from Moreno's own cases containing verbatim transcripts that illustrate the give-and-take between Moreno, his patients, and the audience observers. Jonathan Fox introduces the book with a brief overview of Moreno's life and ideas and places him in the context of his time and in the field of psychotherapy. Fox's notes throughout underscore significant aspects of the selections for the practitioner and student.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826158215
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
09/05/2000
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

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    Foreword, by Carl A. >Whitaker, MD

    Acknowledgments

    Introduction

    Part I: Overview

  1. Moreno's Philosophical System
  2. Psychodrama and Sociodrama
  3. Sociometry
  4. Group Psychotherapy
  5. Part II: Advanced Concepts and Techniques

  6. Spontaneity and Catharsis
  7. The Role Concept, A Bridge Between Psychiatry and Sociology
  8. Notes on Indications and Contra-Indications for Acting Out in Psychodrama
  9. Psychodramatic Treatment of Psychoses
  10. Psychodramatic Treatment of Marriage Problems
  11. The Prediction and Planning of Success in Marriage
  12. The Sociometric Test
  13. Authoritative and Democratic Methods of Grouping
  14. Thoughts on Genetics
  15. Part III: Protocols

  16. Psychodramatic Production Techniques
  17. An Experiment with Sociodrama and Sociometry in Industry
  18. Fragments form the Psychodrama of a Dream
  19. Part IV: Autobiographical Selections

  20. The Man in the Green Cloak
  21. Notes

    Chronology of Jacob Levy Moreno

    Bibliography

    Secondary Bibliography

    Index

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