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BACKGROUND Mental health issues are gaining in importance in society and the economic system. At the same time, the accessibility and stigmatisation of the mental health care system in Germany can obstruct help-seeking behavior and delay early psychotherapeutic interventions. Therefore, new models of care are being established at the interface of(More)
OBJECTIVES Psychosomatic symptoms often present within the vocational context. The unmet need for easily accessible and early interventions led to the development of a variety of offers in this area. From a scientific point of view, the question of how such a "psychosomatic consultation in the workplace" (PCIW) is best conceptualized remains open. METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND This study compares the effectiveness of psychotherapeutic consultation in the workplace (PSIW) with psychotherapeutic outpatient care (PSOC) in Germany. METHODS Work ability (WAI), quality of life (SF-12), clinical symptoms (PHQ) and work-related stress (MBI, IS) were assessed in 367 patients seeking mental health care via two routes (PSIW n =(More)
Institutionalized psychotherapy is indicated for specific disorders, the treatment of which at certain times or phases cannot be implemented in the doctor's office. Further Indications are patient denial and lack of motivation, a need to remove the patient from a pathogenic environment, a need for outpatient treatment initiation, and, in selected patients,(More)
The authors provide a perspective on how psychoanalytic process research can be implemented. This is based on a process research model described elsewhere and summarizes the kinds of studies that can be situated on the four levels of the model. The authors summarize multiple empirical studies that were performed in a completely tape-recorded psychoanalytic(More)
OBJECTIVE Common mental disorders like mood and anxiety disorders and somatoform disorders have high costs, yet under-treatment is still frequent. Many people with common mental disorders are employed, so the workplace is potentially a suitable context in which to provide early treatment. Our study investigates whether a change of setting (workplace versus(More)
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