author={B. Tuckman},
  journal={Psychological bulletin},
  • B. Tuckman
  • Published 1965
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychological bulletin
50 articles dealing with stages of group development over time are separated by group setting: therapy-group studies, T-group studies, and natural- and laboratory-group studies. The stages identified in these articles are separated into those descriptive of social or interpersonal group activities a 

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A Kleinian analysis of group development
Various theoretical models have been used to study stages of group development. This paper analyzes the early phases of a therapy group using Melanie Klein's theory of developmental positions. InExpand
Emergence of Distinct Verbal Phases in Group Therapy
Results indicated that individual Ss develop similar patterns of response over time, and supported a two-stage development of several of the response measures but with a greater number of sessions a different pattern may evolve. Expand
Planning for groups based on their developmental phases
Abstract Knowledge about group developmental stages is used as an aid in diagnosing group and individual status and movement, in planning the course of the group, and in aiding its progress.
Developmental Patterns in Open-Ended Groups
This paper is a continuation of the authors' study of the open-ended group. Herein are examined variations in group development in four types of open-ended groups classified by frequency and extentExpand
Sequential Stages of Development in Sensitivity Training Groups
Changes in interaction patterns during the life span of 20 two-week NTL Institute T groups were studied in order to identify sequential stages of group development. Time sampled transcripts ofExpand
Stages of group development in a mental health team
The developmental process is linked to the goals of the group, its work and maintenance functions, and issues of leadership, rather than to the individual membership variables that occur during the life of the Group. Expand
The Influence of Task Type and Designated Leaders on Developmental Patterns in Groups
The purpose of this research was to explore developmental patterns in groups with and withoutformal leaders and with different tasks. Six groups operating within a group relations conferenceExpand
Empirical Analysis of Group Development
Selected sessions of two long-term psychotherapy groups were rated using the Gottschalk-Gleser anxiety and hostility verbal content analysis scales. O-factor analytic techniques were used to identifyExpand
A chakra-based model of group development
Abstract This article describes a model for the sequential stages of group development based on the yogic chakra system. The chakra-based model is compared with other models of group developmentalExpand
Developmental Patterns in Self-Analytic Groups
This study outlines and tests a dialectical model of group development in self-analytic training groups. Part 1 establishes dimensions that differentiate between developmental phases using factorExpand


The Therapeutic Factors of Group-Analytical Treatment
The therapeutic factors in two sexually mixed groups of 7 members each have been examined. It was found that certain field forces may have a generally beneficial effect, such as the commonExpand
The Use of Group Therapy in Psychoses
During a recent visit by the psychiatrist to discuss problems of sex with the group, James showed again the realness of his security and integrated social self. Expand
T-Group Theory and Laboratory Method.
The T (training) -group is a training device. In this group 10-20 people meet with no agenda to explore what happens naturally in a group and how the group tries to solve the problems that evolve.Expand
The Moral Judgment of the Child
The Moral Judgment of the Child By Jean Piaget The seminal book by this century's most important developmental psychologist chronicles the evolution of children's moral thinking from preschool toExpand
Childhood and Society
The original and vastly influential ideas of Erik H. Erikson underlie much of our understanding of human development. His insights into the interdependence of the individuals' growth and historicalExpand
Modern Clinical Psychiatry
This eighth edition is the first not to bear the name of Arthur B. Noyes, the original and sole author of the first four editions. Lawrence C. Kolb alone takes over its name after being sole authorExpand
Childhood and Society.
The theme of the volume is that it is human to have a long childhood which will leave a lifelong residue of emotional immaturity in man. Expand
The book discusses the various existing laboratory aids to diagnosis, as well as indicating the need for more uniform accurate diagnostic procedures, which would certainly aid in the definition of the magnitude of the problem. Expand
Elements in the Progressive Development of Small Groups
the basis of our value-knowledge now and to continue searching for greater truth in the value sphere just as they have learned to do in science. Negatively we can define some aspects of evil on theExpand
The Moral Judgment of the Child.
moral judgment and decision making the moral judgment of the child rkcapon moral behavior and moral judgment of children the moral judgment of the child alongz a study on moral judgement ability ofExpand