Aiton Birnbaum

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Spiritual concerns are highly relevant, but often ignored, in psychotherapy in general and in suicide in particular. This article presents Internet data and clinical case material bearing on the topic, and describes an innovative therapeutic intervention administered in a group-workshop format with suicide survivors and mental health professionals. The(More)
Most practitioners working in community support settings understand the need to provide a comprehensive array of well-coordinated services to individuals with severe mental disabilities. However, a lack of consensus about the conceptual basis of mental health care, especially between advocates of psychosocial rehabilitation and psychiatric practitioners who(More)
A sample of 73 Israeli students perceived current risks related to the disengagement plan but showed low awareness of Biblical civil wars and political assassinations. Attitude toward disengagement did not correlate with current perceived risks or awareness of Biblical violence. Left-leaning subjects were more supportive of disengagement and perceived(More)
  • A Birnbaum
  • The American journal of hospice & palliative care
  • 1991
This article describes the development and implementation of a unique, two-day therapeutic program for bereaved families. Issues relevant to program design are presented along with evaluation results. The family focus, the therapeutic value of nature, and the relationship of this program to Multiple Family Therapy, time-limited psychotherapy, and(More)
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