Family Problems in Individual Inpatient Psychotherapy

  • Gérard Salem


Of the numerous forms of treatment applicable to patients hospitalized in a psychiatric milieu, individual psychotherapy occupies a special and interesting place. It raises various specific problems however, some of which have been extensively studied. I shall mention only two of these before giving closer attention to the problems raised by the families of patients. In general, I will give particular emphasis to the relational dimension, but without neglecting intrapsychic processes.


Family Therapy Psychiatric Hospital Individual Psychotherapy Neurotic Disorder Rigid Equilibrium 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gérard Salem
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  1. 1.Hôpital de CeryClinique Psychiatrique Universitaire de LausannePrillySwitzerland

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