Medicine: Merely Players

"Last week we had Hitler here. We sent him up on the balcony with the gods, gave him a Göring, a Goebbels, and tried to make him happy. We also had Hamlet. As soon as he came we supplied him with a ghost. We gave him a mother too, but when he went on the stage, he killed her."

That is the way Dr. Jacob L. Moreno describes the life at his Psychodramatic Institute in Beacon, N.Y. Psychodrama is Dr. Moreno's method for treating mental ills—a sort of theatrical psychoanalysis which he uses...

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