N.18 - Disease and the Group

The group in a Mental Health Ward on listening to the suffering of the Self

Abstract

The authors of this paper emphasize the importance of group psychotherapy has in recent years in the Mental Health Centers. The individual psychotherapeutic work, was considered more profitable, while contact with the group was considered as a source of disturbance and threat to the individual. In time and ‘happened to the group process enhancement. The group can be likened to the notion of self-object, formulated by Kohut. In group narcissistic forces may evolve into more usable size of the members.

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