Chapter 16. All in the Same Boat: The Value of Homogeneous Groups

  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.ch16

Group-Analytic Psychotherapy: A Meeting of Minds

Group-Analytic Psychotherapy: A Meeting of Minds

How to Cite

Behr, H. and Hearst, L. (2005) All in the Same Boat: The Value of Homogeneous Groups, in Group-Analytic Psychotherapy: A Meeting of Minds, Whurr Publishers Ltd, London, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470713006.ch16

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:

  • identifiable problem;
  • trauma;
  • homogeneous groups;
  • illness;
  • solidarity

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Differences between homogeneous and heterogeneous groups

  • Homogeneous groups founded on a shared illness or disability

  • Homogeneous groups founded on psychological commonalities

  • Groups in a psychiatric inpatient setting

  • Two examples of homogeneous groups