Brief Psychotherapy


Brief Psychotherapy
   See Freudian Psychotherapy: Technique: Stekel’s "brief" psychoanalytic technique (1919) Sifneos’s "short-term psychotherapy" (1972); PSYCHOTHERAPY: "interpersonal psychotherapy of depression" (from 1967).

Edward Shorter. 2014.

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  • brief psychotherapy — any of numerous forms of psychotherapy limited to a preagreed number of sessions, generally 10 to 20, or having a termination date; most types are active and directive, and many are oriented toward a specific problem or symptom. See table …   Medical dictionary

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  • Psychotherapy — is an interpersonal, relational intervention used by trained psychotherapists to aid s in problems of living. This usually includes increasing individual sense of well being and reducing subjective discomforting experience. Psychotherapists… …   Wikipedia

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  • psychotherapy — Treatment of emotional, behavioral, personality, and psychiatric disorders based primarily upon verbal or nonverbal communication and interventions with the patient, in contrast to treatments utilizing chemical and physical measures. See entrie …   Medical dictionary

  • Freudian Psychotherapy: Technique —    (1893–1930s).    The cathartic method of Breuer and Freud (1893, 1895). In an article for the Neurological Central Journal (Neurologisches Centralblatt), Freud and Josef Breuer (1842–1925) reported the case of a young female patient with… …   Historical dictionary of Psychiatry

  • interpersonal psychotherapy — a form of brief psychotherapy that treats mood disorders by addressing interpersonal problems, emphasizing that the mood disorder is a medical illness and focusing on healing current relationships in a specific problem area in the here and now …   Medical dictionary

  • History of psychotherapy — Although modern, scientific psychology is often dated at the 1879 opening of the first psychological clinic by Wilhelm Wundt, attempts to create methods for assessing and treating mental distress existed long before. The earliest recorded… …   Wikipedia