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Reflections on the dynamics of relationships in the therapy of the elderly - The dialectic between closeness and distance

Volume 18, 2021, Nr. 2

Meinolf Peters:

Reflections on the dynamics of relationships in the therapy of the elderly - The dialectic between closeness and distance (Abstract)

According to therapists, therapy with older persons tends to take place in a »more relaxed atmosphere«, which brings with it special challenges for the therapists. When understanding these relational dynamics as an issue of closeness versus distance, some suggestions for interpreting the clinical aspects and effects of these dynamics and ways of coping with them can be presented.