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Effectiveness of Long-term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

In 2008, Falk Leichsenring, DSc, and Sven Rabung, PhD, published a meta-analysis on the « Effectiveness of Long-term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy » in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA, 2008; 300(13): 1551-1565, doi:10.1001/jama.300.13.1551).

The authors start their enquiry by questioning the controversial status of psychoanalysis and psychodynamic treatment in mainstream psychiatry. Although proof for efficiency of short-term psychodynamic therapy has already been acquired for specific disorders, long-term therapy seemed unable to provide anything better than disputed proof. Lire la suite ... >>>