Chapter 1. The Social and Cultural Basis of Group Analysis

  1. Harold Behr MBBCh, DPM, FRCPsych, M Inst GA and
  2. Liesel Hearst Dip Soc Sci, MAPSW, M Inst GA

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713006.ch1

Group-Analytic Psychotherapy: A Meeting of Minds

Group-Analytic Psychotherapy: A Meeting of Minds

How to Cite

Behr, H. and Hearst, L. (2005) The Social and Cultural Basis of Group Analysis, in Group-Analytic Psychotherapy: A Meeting of Minds, Whurr Publishers Ltd, London, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470713006.ch1

Author Information

  1. Training Group Analyst, Institute of Group Analysis (London) Private Practice: The North London Centre for Group Therapy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781861564757

Online ISBN: 9780470713006

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Keywords:

  • psychotherapy;
  • neurologists;
  • ottoman empire;
  • communism;
  • fascism

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Frankfurt School

  • Foulkes, holism and gestalt psychology

  • The psychoanalytic contribution to group analysis

  • The role of culture in group analysis

  • Leadership in group-analytic terms

  • The group as a system

  • Meeting as a way of maintaining a group's identity

  • The therapeutic group as a microcosm of society

  • Isolation as the basis of disturbance, and communication as its antidote