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An investigation of a problem solving situation as a paradigm of the double bind

Hamilton, Adele Frances


The present thesis reports on the results of an experiment designed to measure certain aspects of the double bind hypothesis, which was developed by the Bateson group in 1956 to account for the aetiology of schizophrenia. Two ingredients of the total double bind situation were studied, firstly, conflict between levels of communication and the importance of a command keeping the victim of the double bind in the field. These two conditions were seen as important distinguishing points between...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-08-05
Type: Thesis (Masters)


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