Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy

, Volume 12, Issue 2, pp 116–124 | Cite as

The fear of insanity: Its etiology and manifestations in patients from families with schizophrenic transaction patterns

  • Helga Aschaffenburg


This article is concerned with the severity of disturbances of patients who grew up in families with schizophrenic transaction patterns. It deals descriptively with some of the typical manifestations which may prove diagnostically useful. It also illustrates therapeutic interventions which seem helpful to this author.


Public Health Social Psychology Therapeutic Intervention Typical Manifestation Transaction Pattern 
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© Human Sciences Press 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Helga Aschaffenburg
    • 1
  1. 1.New York

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