The Terminal Phase

  • Peter E. Sifneos
Part of the Topics in General Psychiatry book series (TGPS)


As mentioned in the previous chapter, evidence of problem solving as well as differences in attitudes, behavioral patterns, and overall change in the patient are what the therapist should be looking for, and once he is convinced that they are taking place, this should signal to him that the treatment must soon come to an end.


Good Friend Terminal Phase Temper Tantrum Cocktail Party Tangible Evidence 


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter E. Sifneos
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  1. 1.Harvard Medical SchoolUSA

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