Whatever happened to intensive psychotherapy?

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Abstract

Of 163 residency programs responding to a survey about training requirements in long-term psychotherapy, more than 100 did not require that any patients be seen more than once a week. Among 41 psychotherapy protocols representing outcome-related research that were reported at an annual meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, the studies employing more than once-a-week treatment for 6 or more months were rare. Intensive psychotherapy is clearly on the wane in training programs and in psychotherapy research paradigms.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)428-430
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Psychiatry
Volume147
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1990

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  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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