Year: 1990 Source: Journal of Group Psychotherapy, Psychodrama & Sociometry, v.43, no.3, (Fall 1990), p.121-127 SIEC No: 19910259

Describes psychodrama group management methods used with adolescents in a psychiatric treatment center. The environmental setting, social norms, structure of sessions, & therapy styles are detailed. Management of group processess to counter disintegrative forces is also discussed. The case of a male participant with a history of suicide attempts & severe depression illustrate how the group functions. (14 refs.)