Chapter 6. The Symptom in its Group Context

  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.ch6

Group-Analytic Psychotherapy: A Meeting of Minds

Group-Analytic Psychotherapy: A Meeting of Minds

How to Cite

Behr, H. and Hearst, L. (2005) The Symptom in its Group Context, in Group-Analytic Psychotherapy: A Meeting of Minds, Whurr Publishers Ltd, London, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470713006.ch6

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:

  • group;
  • professional language;
  • patients;
  • anxiety;
  • traumatic experiences

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The isolating nature of symptoms

  • Distressing states of mind

  • Anxiety in its many guises

  • Are some people not anxious enough

  • Phobias, panic attacks and obsessional thoughts

  • The interpersonal context of depression: melancholia becomes mourning

  • Psychosomatic states

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