Psychotherapy, with favorable outcome, in a chronic schizophrenic

  title={Psychotherapy, with favorable outcome, in a chronic schizophrenic},
  author={D. EdgarA.P.KellermanM.},
  journal={Psychiatric Quarterly},
The recent advances in brain surgery for treatment of schizophrenia have dissipated interest in the question of how nmch the chronic patient can be helped by appropriate psychotherapy. Moreover, the advent of shock therapies has obscured the fact that there is a phenomenon of spontaneous remission in schizophrenia, even in cases of long standing. It is necessary to return to studies of the pre-shock era to get sufficient statistical material to determine the frequency of this. In a survey of… CONTINUE READING