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The Essential Moreno : Writings on Psychodrama, Group Method, and Spontaneity
Moreno, Jacob Levy | Edited by Jonathan Fox
Tusitala / Softcover / 2008-01-01 / 0964235056
Drama Therapy, Psychodrama
price: $34.50 (may be subject to change)
262 pages
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The Essential Moreno was first published by Springer Publishing Company in 1987 and has been a classic in the psychodrama literature since then, with numerous foreign-language editions. Tusitala is pleased to take over the publication of this important collection of excerpted writings of psychodrama’s legendary founder J. L. Moreno, including basic and advanced concepts and techniques, and verbatim transcripts of psychodrama sessions.


“It is not the usual book on psychiatry, psychotherapy, or psychopathology. It is a book about living, and the massive contribution of a true master.”
—from the Foreword by Carl A. Whitaker, MD


Foreword, by Carl A. Whitaker, MD

PART 1: An overview
1. Moreno's Philosophical System
2. Psychodrama and Sociodrama
3. Sociometry
4. Group psychotherapy

PART II: Advanced Concepts and Techniqes
5. Spontaneity and Catharsis
6. The Role Concept, a Bridge Between Psychiatry and Sociology
7. Notes on Indications and Contra-indications for Acting Out in Psychodrama
8. Psychodramatic Treatment of Psychoses
9. The Psychodramatic Treatment of Marriage Problems
10. The Prediction and Planning of Success in Marriage
11. The Sociometric Test
12. Authoritative and Democratic Methods of Grouping
13. Thoughts on Genetics

PART III: Protocols
14. Psychodramatic Production Techniques
15. An Experiment with Sociodrama and Sociometry in Industry
16. Fragments from the Psychodrama of a Dream

PART IV: Autobiographical Selections
17. The man in the green cloak

Chronology of Jacob Levy Moreno
Secondary bibliography

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