Cognition in Interpersonal Theory and Practice

  • Ralph M. Crowley


Interpersonal psychiatry was Harry Stack Sullivan’s term for his theory of interpersonal relations from which his practice directly flowed (1953). Sullivan was described by Michels variously as “that most creative of American born psychoanalysts” (1981) and as “America’s most important and unique contributor to psychiatry” (1976). It is proper, therefore, to begin discussing the role of cognition in interpersonal psychiatry with Sullivan.


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  • Ralph M. Crowley
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  1. 1.Late of William Alanson White Institute of Psychiatry Psychoanalysis, and PsychologyNew YorkUSA

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