Year: 1966 Source: Mental Hygiene, v.50, no.2, (1966), p.280-290 SIEC No: 19830522

Describes a group therapy for suicide attempters, based upon Shapiro’s theory of ego pathology in which directness & “being one’s self” were emphasized. Points discussed include the procedure of running the group, a description of original members, & progression of the group. Includes a detailed vignette, a comment upon the effectiveness of the group; & the reactions of the therapists, staff & patients to the group. (8 refs.) (RM)