Does Psychoanalysis Work?

Does Psychoanalysis Work?

by Robert Galatzer-Levy, Henry Bachrach, Alan Skolnikoff, Sherwood Waldron Jr.
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300065272

ISBN-13: 9780300065275

Pub. Date: 02/28/2000

Publisher: Yale University Press

This important book critically analyzes every major study of the efficacy of psychoanalytic treatment. The authors-all well-known psychoanalysts-discuss the challenges of determining the success of psychoanalytic treatment and suggest new approaches that may prove fruitful.

Overview

This important book critically analyzes every major study of the efficacy of psychoanalytic treatment. The authors-all well-known psychoanalysts-discuss the challenges of determining the success of psychoanalytic treatment and suggest new approaches that may prove fruitful.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300065275
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2000
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction vii
Part I What Psychoanalysts Want to Know About the Therapeutic Effects of Psychoanalysis
What Is Psychoanalysis?
5(8)
What Are the Relevant Measures of Psychoanalytic Outcome?
13(26)
Predicting the Course and Outcome of Analysis
39(14)
Part II Empirical Studies of Psychoanalytic Outcome and Efficacy
Historical Background
53(10)
The Menninger Foundation Psychotherapy Research Project
63(11)
The Columbia Psychoanalytic Center Research
74(10)
The Boston Psychoanalytic Institute Prediction Studies
84(11)
The New York Psychoanalytic Institute Studies
95(6)
Studies of Child and Adolescent Analysis
101(12)
Series of Patients with Specific Conditions
113(5)
Clinical Follow-Up Studies and Case Studies
118(5)
Summary and Commentary on Systematic Studies
123(12)
Part III Finding Out More of What We Want to Know: Directions for Future Investigations
Some General Problems of Psychoanalytic Research
135(12)
Collecting Data About Psychoanalysis
147(19)
Information About Patients
166(8)
Data About Psychoanalytic Processes
174(14)
Strategies for Exploring Psychoanalytic Processes
188(22)
Methods of Data Analysis
210(11)
Studies of Populations of Patients
221(9)
The Single-Case Method
230(13)
Summary and Overview
243(2)
References 245(48)
Index 293

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