Is psychoanalytic psychotherapy effective? A new study says yes.
November 27, 2015
A new study shows psychoanalytic psychotherapy effective at treating depression
Psychodynamic and psychoanalytic psychotherapy has lagged way behind other forms of therapy (such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) in researching the outcomes of treatment. This has been partly due to inertia and funding difficulties (particularly as the majority of psychodynamic practitioners work in private practice), the relative ease of carrying out studies on shorter term treatments, and the length of time need ...