1. When Strangers Meet First Reactions Assessment of a Stranger Therapeutic Purpose Keeping the Interview Going Social Amenities Living Conditions Formal Professional Arrangements The Fee A Literary Example 2. Personality in the Making Psychoanalytic Theory Misuse of Terminology The Interpersonal Theory of Psychiatry Modern Studies of Early Development Theory and Therapy 3. The World Around Contact with Relatives and Associates Therapeutic Involvement of the Family Family Interference Aloofness from the Family Hospitalization Medication 4. The Patient Speaks Fears and Expectations Previous Therapy Style of Communication Nonverbal Communication Dreams Art Work Schizophrenic Communication 5. On Talking and Listening The Beginner's Dilemma Theoretical Concepts The Therapist's Style History Taking Exploring Feelings Defining the Relationship 6. On Teaching and Learning Grand Rounds Electronic Teaching Aids Individual Supervision Styles of Supervision Interactional Patterns Developing Self-Awareness Unstated Messages Supervision as Therapy 7. The Therapeutic Experience The Case of the Former Nun The Doctor-Patient Relationship The Hostile Patient Sexual Problems Working Through Indications of Progress Termination 8. The Next Step Therapy for Therapists Some Books Last Words
Hilde Bruch was Professor of Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine and the author of several books including Eating Disorders.