Originally published in 1976, this book discusses the formation and beginning of psychotherapy groups and examines the treatment of a number of social problems through group therapy. Inevitably a product of the time in which it was written, this book nonetheless makes a valuable contribution to the history of group psychotherapy and will still be of interest to group psychotherapists, psychoanalysts, psychiatrists, social scientists, social workers and group managers today.
From the Editor 1. Herbert M. Rabin Psychotherapy Groups: Formation and Beginnings 2. Max Rosenbaum The Psychoanalytic Group: Formation and Beginnings 3. Dorothy Stock Whittaker A Group Centred Approach 4. James M. Sacks The Psychodrama Group: Formation and Beginnings 5. Samuel B. Hadden The Homosexual Group: Formation and Beginnings 6. Edward M. Scott The Alcoholic Group: Formation and Beginnings 7. Isaac Z. Youcha Short-Term In-Patients Group: Formation and Beginnings About the Authors