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Author Nolte, John.

Title The Philosophy, Theory and Methods of J.L. Moreno : the Man Who Tried to Become God
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014


Description 1 online resource (279 pages)
Series Explorations in Mental Health
Explorations in mental health series.
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART I The Religious Phase; 1 The Man in the Green Cloak; 2 Young Man of Many Parts; 3 Role Reversal with God; PART II The Philosophy; 4 Morenean Philosophy; 5 The Canon of Creativity; 6 The Physics of Spontaneity-Creativity; PART III The Morenean Methods; 7 Group Psychotherapy; 8 Sociometry, a New Model for Social Science; 9 Sociometric Theory; 10 Psychodrama and Sociodrama; 11 Psychodramatic Theory; 12 Appraising J.L. Moreno; References; Index
Summary J.L. Moreno, M.D., is recognized as the originator of sociometry and psychodrama, and was a prodigious creator of methods and theories of creativity, society, and human behavior. The methods and techniques he authored have been widely adopted; the theories and philosophy upon which the methods are founded have not, as they are frequently couched in language which is not easily understood. Moreno's ideas about group psychotherapy have pretty well gotten lost, and what he considered his greatest contribution, sociometry, gets paid superficial attention by most psychodramatists . Group psycho
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Subject Moreno, J. L. (Jacob Levy), 1889-1974.
Moreno, J. L. (Jacob Levy), 1889-1974
Psychotherapists -- United States
Drama -- Therapeutic use.
Psychoanalytic Theory
Psychotherapy, Group -- methods
Sociometric Techniques
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Drama -- Therapeutic use.
United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781134466573