Game Play: Therapeutic Uses of Childhood Games

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Charles E. Schaefer, Steven E. Reid
Wiley, Apr 8, 1986 - Medical - 349 pages
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Presents a new approach to child therapy that focuses on the considerable psychological significance of games and their use as a unique and largely untapped resource in diagnosis and therapy with children. Shows how to use specific types of games such as communication games, problem-solving games, ego-enhancing games, and socialization games in particular therapeutic situations. Author and subject indexes.

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Contents

Introduction The Psychology of Play and Games
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PART ONE COMMUNICATION GAMES
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The Talking Feeling and Doing Game
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