Four principles of therapeutic community treatment

Democratization Every member of the community should share equally in the exercise of power in decision-making about community affairs.

Permissiveness All members should tolerate from one another a wide degree of behaviour that might be distressing or seem deviant by ordinary standards.

Communalism There should be tight-knit intimate sets of relationships, with sharing of amenities (dining room etc.), use of first names, and free communication.

Reality confrontation Residents should be continuously presented with interpretations of their behaviour as it is seen by others in order to counteract their tendency to distort, deny, or withdraw from their difficulties in getting on with others.

Break Free From Passive Aggression

Break Free From Passive Aggression

This guide is meant to be of use for anyone who is keen on developing a better understanding of PAB, to help/support concerned people to discover various methods for helping others, also, to serve passive aggressive people as a tool for self-help.

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