Ego and Milieu: Theory and Practice of Environmental Therapy

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Transaction Publishers, 1969 - Psychology - 292 pages
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Contents

Some Usable Concepts of Ego in the Milieu
11
Ego Organization
32
Ego Growth Through Crisis Resolution
46
The General Characteristics of the Patients and the Milieu
60
THE STRUCTURE OF THE MILIEU
81
Introduction to Part II
83
The Physical Setting
89
Authority and Control
107
Communication
183
EGO IN MILIEU
199
Introduction to Part III
201
Treatment of Acute Ego Damage
203
Work
230
The Community
246
Loose Ends
268
Subject Index
279

Roles and Role Relationships
137
Culture
169

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Page 5 - Cummings' definition of milieu therapy as "a scientific manipulation of the environment aimed at producing changes in the personality of the patient
Page 135 - Chester I. Barnard, The Functions of the Executive {Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1938); Herbert A.
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Page 25 - Ego feeling is the sensation, constantly present, of one's own person — the ego's own perception of itself . . . .This self-experience is a permanent, though never equal, entity which is not an abstraction but a reality. It is an entity which stands in relation to the continuity of the person in respect to time, space and causality.
Page v - A straightforward attack upon perhaps the critically central problem of contemporary psychiatry — the analysis of the relation between the hospital and treatment environment and the character of psychiatric illness.
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