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On the history of supportive therapy

Sjöqvist, Sven LU (2007) In Nordic Psychology 59(2). p.181-187
Abstract
A short history of supportive therapy is delineated by the quadruple division in prehistory, definition, establishment and the phase of integration. Glimpses of the history of the development of the supportive concept are given. It is pointed out that the concept of supportive therapy is stemming from the awkward dichotomy from the ego-psychological paradigm in the psychoanalytic tradition: insight therapy on one side and supportive therapy on the other. However the development of object relation theories and the relational turn in psychoanalysis have assimilated the concept of supportive therapy, and recent development, from an integrative point of view, has found different use of the concept supportive therapy as an ingredient in some... (More)
A short history of supportive therapy is delineated by the quadruple division in prehistory, definition, establishment and the phase of integration. Glimpses of the history of the development of the supportive concept are given. It is pointed out that the concept of supportive therapy is stemming from the awkward dichotomy from the ego-psychological paradigm in the psychoanalytic tradition: insight therapy on one side and supportive therapy on the other. However the development of object relation theories and the relational turn in psychoanalysis have assimilated the concept of supportive therapy, and recent development, from an integrative point of view, has found different use of the concept supportive therapy as an ingredient in some integrative forms of psychotherapy. (Less)
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Nordic Psychology
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59
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2
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181 - 187
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Dansk Psykologisk Forlag
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  title        = {On the history of supportive therapy},
  volume       = {59},
  year         = {2007},
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