What is effective in psychoanalytic psychotherapy? some things change, some stay the same.

WHAT IS EFFECTIVE IN PSYCHOANALYTIC PSYCHOTHERAPY? SOME THINGS CHANGE, SOME STAY THE SAME. Am J Psychoanal. 2015 Jun;75(2):139-44 Authors: Rosenberg LM Abstract As a reflection on two roundtable discussions published in the American Journal of Psychoanalysis in 1957 and 1965, the author seeks to provide historical context for what has taken place within the culture, within the profession, and within himself over this period of time. The struggle to define "effectiveness" is addressed and an argument made for the inclusion of empirical research into our work, but with simultaneous appreciation for the difficulty in objectively defining and measuring what takes place within the therapeutic relationship. This difficulty is hypothesized, in part, to be a function of the non-verbal and preverbal experiences of both patient and therapist. PMID: 26177755 [PubMed - in process]
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