Psychotherapy and the Terrorized Patient

By E Mark Stern

© 1985 – Routledge

116 pages

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About the Book

Successful interventions for helping terrorized patients cope with and overcome the pangs of uncertainty and dread which they experience constantly.

Table of Contents

Contents Introduction

  • Keeping Faith With the Terrorized Patient: A Dialogue
  • Two Terrorized Patients: Some Wartime Recollections
  • Terror and Its Treatment
  • The Headless Toy Soldiers: The Terroriation of a Patient by Unsoothing Introjects
  • Power and Terror of Change
  • The Psychotherapy Patient and the Initial Session: What to Do With the Emotional State
  • Primitive Agonies
  • Healing the Terrorized Patient as a Model for Healing a Terrorized World
  • The Terrorized Patient as Brutalized Person
  • Integrating the Splits in Crime Victims’ Self Images: Toward the Reparation of the Damaged Self
  • I Was an Incest Victim
  • Incest 1964: Confusion and Terror 1984. Entitlement: A Mediation for the Psychotherapy Patient

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Industrial & Organizational Psychology