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Twemlow, S. Sacco, F. (2017). An Experimental Case Study Series Showing Induced Altruism’s Efficacy in Severely Disturbed Inner-City Children. Psychoanal. Inq., 37(7):495-502.

(2017). Psychoanalytic Inquiry, 37(7):495-502

An Experimental Case Study Series Showing Induced Altruism’s Efficacy in Severely Disturbed Inner-City Children

Stuart W. Twemlow, M.D., Frank C. Sacco, Ph.D. and Frank Sacco, B.S.

Using descriptions of inner-city adolescents being seen at a community-based mental health clinic, the authors demonstrate how the use of altruism enabled the adolescents to alter their inner lives and their behavior. The trajectory of development toward relatedness, creativity, and fulfillment was reestablished.

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