Dependence — Independence — Interdependence of the Individual within the Group: Possibilities of Diagnosis and Intervention by Means of Psychodrama

  • Ingrid Schumacher-Merz


Moreno was interested in the creative, spontaneous personality, the interdependent person who is able to help form and be responsible for the degree of his dependence or independence in relationships· In psychodramatic play a person should become more aware of himself, realize himself more fully and attain more intensive emotional fulfillment.


Role Play Individual Identity Conflict Situation Conflict Relationship Dependent Behaviour 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ingrid Schumacher-Merz
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  1. 1.Fachhochschule OstrieslandEmdenBundesrepublik Deutschland

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