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Inner and Outer Space
Am J Psychiatry 1967;124:355-364.
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Chief of Psychiatric Services, Floyd Patterson House, Wiltwyck School for Boys, 108 East 18th Street, New York, N. Y. 10010, and Teaching Assistant, Department of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine

1967-68, American Psychiatric Association

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One effect of the concept of "inner space," developed to explain the forces working to change a person's behavior, has been to "de-tribalize" man. A new school of social psychiatry, more interested in the tribe, community, and family, has evolved the concept of "outer space." The author describes its heritage (going back to the Greeks), outlook, and intention, and gives three case examples of its practical application.

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