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Mental Imagery pp 263-265 | Cite as

Psychodrama: An Introduction to Imagery in Action

  • Daniel Tomasulo

Abstract

Psychodrama is a deep-action method of psychotherapy founded by Jacob L. Moreno. A variety of sources credit Jacob Moreno with having founded group therapy (Blatner 1988; Fox, 1987) and, moreover, as having coined the phrase. According to Moreno, group therapy was an outgrowth of his work in developing psychodrama; and not, as is popularly misconstrued, the other way around (Fox, 1987). As such the understanding of psychodrama may provide a historically advantageous foundation for group psychotherapy.

Keywords

Role Reversal Deep Action Enactment Phase Enactment Stage Genuine Condition 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Tomasulo
    • 1
  1. 1.ShrewsburyUSA

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