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ERIC Number: ED098450
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Apr
Pages: 19
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Reference Count: 0
A Philosophy of "Psychotherapy" with the Drug Dependent Person: Six Basic Imperatives.
Adams, J. Winstead
The drug abuser presents many difficult clinical problems to the conscientious therapist. Many of the prerequisites to human relationships associated with responsible, satisfying living are difficult to develop and must be nurtured in such a person. The author presents a philosophy of psychotherapy to serve as a guideline for therapists working with individuals who abuse drugs. An alternative to drug taking and the style of life that goes with it must be offered by the philosophy of thearpy. In such a philosophy there are six basic imperatives which are discussed and described. (Author)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Personnel and Guidance Association (New Orleans, Louisiana, April 1974); Not available in hard copy due to marginal legibility of original document