chapter  18
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Group Psychotherapy and Disorders of the Self

The literature on the disorders of the self is quite clear in consistently recommending an individual psychoanalytic psychotherapy that is tailored to the needs of the patient (Masterson, 1976, 1981, 1985, 1988a, 1988b). The role of alternative treatments, such as family and group psychotherapy, has been unjustly relegated to a position of relative unimportance.