SAMUEL B. HADDEN, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Group psychotherapy is not a new method of treating social and mental maladjustment. Those who were distressed of spirit and were comforted by Christ, Confucius and other great teachers were guided by their leaders in a way of life primarily through group instruction. All teachers are, in effect, psychotherapists who impart knowledge whereby men may attain to wisdom and live more happily.
Class technic has been used in the treatment of many varied disorders. My personal introduction to effective group psychotherapy was under the tutelage of Dr. Joseph Walsh at the White Haven Sanitarium. The remarkable alteration in outlook and
HADDEN SB. TREATMENT OF THE NEUROSES BY CLASS TECHNIC1. Ann Intern Med. ;16:33–37. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-16-1-33
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