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sociodrama


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A technique of group therapy introduced by the Romanian-born US psychiatrist Jacob L(evy) Moreno (1892–1974) as an adjunct to psychodrama. It differs from psychodrama in the greater importance it places on audience participation and its focus on problems likely to be common to all group members rather than just one. Group members act out the relevant conflicts in an effort to find their own solutions to the problems, while the director keeps the audience constantly involved. See also drama therapy.

Subjects: Psychology.


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