Ronald J Karpf

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Emphasized is the view that geriatric psychotherapy can be effectively administered only with knowledge of the biology, psychology, and sociology of old age. The concepts of transference, countertransference, interpretation, conflict and defense mechanisms are crucial for understanding the various treatment modalities. Five intervention patterns are offered(More)
Viewing traditional psychoanalytic concepts from a new perspective of kinetics and proxemics gives added insight and freshness. A thumb-nail sketch of the new sciences is drawn. These sciences of nonverbal behavior have been far too neglected by clinicians. There is historic precedent for making them part-and-parcel of classical psychoanalysis.
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