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Psychiatrists, patients, and sensitivity groups.
Ross WD; Kligfield M; Whitman RW
Arch Gen Psychiatry 1971 Aug; 25(2):178-180
Survey of psychiatrists in Cincinnati revealed that 19 patients out of a group of 2,900 had become psychotic or acutely disorganized during group therapy activities. The positive and negative aspects of sensitivity groups are discussed as reported by psychiatrists and the dangers or risks involved in these sessions are emphasized.
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Grant; Psychiatric-disorders; Behavioral-disorders; Mental-disorders; Psychiatric-therapy
Psychiatry, Environ Health Cincinnati General Hospital Dept of Psychiatry Cincinnati, Ohio 45229
Issue of Publication
Archives of General Psychiatry
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
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