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Psychodynamic-supportive group therapy model for elderly Holocaust survivors.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9766089     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The physical and mental consequences of the Holocaust combined with difficult present events and the problems of old age can have devastating effects on survivors. Our clinic has recently introduced a psychodynamic-supportive group therapy model for elderly Holocaust survivors. The model includes specific integrative interventions, which are based on Horowitz's model of mourning and coping with stress and the leaders' clinical experience. The aim of the group is to improve the patients' homeostasis and enhance their ego functions and adaptation to inner and outer worlds. The theory and working model are described.
Authors:
U Müller; R Barash-Kishon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of group psychotherapy     Volume:  48     ISSN:  0020-7284     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Group Psychother     Publication Date:  1998 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-11-03     Completed Date:  1998-11-03     Revised Date:  2010-12-10    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0374720     Medline TA:  Int J Group Psychother     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  461-75     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Trauma and Human Development, Tel Aviv Brull Community Mental Health Center.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Female
Grief
Holocaust / psychology*
Humans
Israel
Life Change Events
Male
Middle Aged
Models, Psychological
Psychoanalytic Therapy / methods*
Psychotherapy, Group / methods*
Self Psychology
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic / etiology,  therapy*
Survivors / classification,  psychology*
Treatment Outcome

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