E M Biermann-Ratjen

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In a follow-up study the long-term changes of borderline symptomatic of 14 patients with the diagnosis borderline personality disorder (criteria by Kernberg and Rorschach test) are compared with 13 patients with diagnosis schizophrenia and 16 patients with diagnosis depression (each case according to ICD-9 criteria). The Diagnostic Interview for Borderline(More)
The results of studies to explore the discriminative validity of a german version of the "Diagnostic Interview for Borderlines" ("DIB" from Gunderson et al.) are reported. The DIB is suited to differentiate clinically diagnosed borderline personality disorders from schizophrenics and neurotic depressives. The concurrent validity of the DIB may be enlarged(More)
At the admittance of patients to a psychiatric clinic, the diagnostic judgement of physicians with different functions was investigated. There was a great variability of statements on the severity, the consequences of the disease, and the social behaviour of the patients, dependent on the functions of the respective physicians who always tended to observe(More)
Ways to come to an indication for Client-centered Therapy are described. Client-centered Therapy is defined as a psychotherapeutic method. The present state of empirical knowledge is summarized and discussed including aspects of differential indication for psychotherapy. The article includes some comments about the interaction of the problem of(More)
Several effects of client-centered therapy were predicted on the basis of a short intake-interview divided into two parts: an exploration-phase and a quasi-therapy-phase. Elements of the international behavior and elements of the intrapersonal exploration of the client were rated by neutral observers and served as predictor variables as well as ratings of(More)
One fixed day the doctors of a Psychiatric University Clinic were asked what form of therapy would be best for each of their inpatients (n = 164), and whether these patients could leave the inpatient treatment in case the desired ambulant therapy institutions existed. Half a year after this inquiry questionnaires were sent to the patients, and 104 replies(More)
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