Group Psychotherapy for People with Chronic Mental Illness

Group Psychotherapy for People with Chronic Mental Illness

by Walter N. Stone

Hardcover(New Edition)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781572300767
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 02/02/1996
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

Walter N. Stone, MD, is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine. A coauthor (with J. Scott Rutan) of Psychodynamic Group Psychotherapy, he is past president of the American Group Psychotherapy Association, a Fellow in the American Psychiatric Association, and has written over 30 articles on group psychotherapy training and practice.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Defining Chronic Mental Illness
3. History
4. The Impact of Social Relations on Chronic Mental Illness
5. Group Dynamics and Development
6. Initiating a Group Program
7. Therapeutic Goals and Supportive Treatment
8. Forming the Group
9. The Role of the Therapist
10.The Beginning Sessions
11. The Group Census: Attendance, Newcomers, Dropouts, and Terminations
12. Special Leadership Considerations
13. Special Treatment Considerations
14. Conclusion

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