Oliver Masuhr

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Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is characterized by a wide variety of interpersonal problems. We examined whether there are different characteristic interpersonal patterns in BPD and how these patterns are related to symptom distress and therapeutic alliance. In 228 inpatients with diagnoses of BPD, interpersonal subtypes based on the Inventory of(More)
BACKGROUND Co-morbid disorders of conduct and emotions can be regarded as childhood antecedents of further negative developments (e.g. manifestation of personality disorders in adulthood). We evaluated a manualized psychodynamic therapy (PDT) for adolescents with these co-morbid disorders. METHOD In a randomized controlled trial (RCT), 66 adolescents(More)
OBJECTIVES Different methods are available for the psychotherapeutic treatment of patients with severe structural mental disorders. Psychoanalytic-interactional therapy is among those methods which have been clinically proven to be effective for many years. Psychoanalytic-interactional therapy was derived from analytic psychotherapy specifically to allow(More)
Therapists differ in their effectiveness regarding their patients' symptomatic improvement as well as their therapeutic alliances, but little is known about influencing factors. The current study aimed to investigate therapist effects on outcome and alliance in inpatient psychotherapy and to estimate the influence of patient severity on the magnitude of(More)
BACKGROUND With regard to cluster B personality disorders, most psychotherapeutic treatments focus on borderline personality disorder. Evidence-based treatments for patients with other cluster B personality disorders are not yet available. Psychoanalytic-interactional therapy (PIT) represents a transdiagnostic treatment for severe personality disorders. PIT(More)
OBJECTIVES Interpersonal problems are typically assessed with the Inventory of interpersonal Problems (IIP; Horowitz et al. 2000). Although patients show different interpersonal profiles, these have to date not been considered in outcome evaluation. We examined whether interpersonal subtypes can be found in inpatients, and whether they differ in the(More)
OBJECTIVE Examined here is the degree to which particular aspects of treatment experience in the inpatient psychotherapy of children and adolescents correlate significantly with the actual success of treatment. METHODOLOGY Data of 95 patients hospitalised between 2002 and 2006 in the Department of Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychotherapy at the NLKH(More)
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