R. Rössel

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The Karolinska Psychodynamic Profile (KAPP) is a new rating instrument based on psychoanalytical theory that is intended to assess relatively stable modes of mental functioning, as they appear in self-perception and in interpersonal relations. The 18 subscales of the KAPP and their scale steps are described in detail. The information needed for assessment(More)
The Karolinska Psychodynamic Profile (KAPP) is a rating instrument based on psychoanalytical theory, that is intended to assess relatively stable modes of mental functioning, as they appear in self-perception and in interpersonal relations. The 18 subscales of the KAPP and their scale steps are described in detail and kept close to clinically observable(More)
In a group of patients with a preoperative diagnosis of ulcerative colitis, the stability of character traits and modes of mental functioning were studied after a major life event, major abdominal surgery, using the Karolinska Psychodynamic Profile (KAPP), an interview-based assessment instrument founded upon psychoanalytic theory. In addition, different(More)
The Karolinska Psychodynamic Profile, KAPP, is a rating instrument founded upon psychoanalytic theory. Its validity is satisfactory, and high interrater reliability can be attained with modest training of the raters in using the instrument. It enables relatively stable and only slowly variable modes of mental functioning and character traits to be assessed(More)
Two alexithymia-related characterological patterns, identified by means of psychodynamic assessments in a study of patients with ulcerative colitis, were further investigated regarding subjective lack of well-being. The multidisturbed group (with disturbances in interpersonal relations) was symptomatically characterized by more sadness and by less(More)
In patients with ulcerative colitis, alexithymia and related traits were studied using the Karolinska Psychodynamic Profile (KAPP), a recently constructed psychodynamic assessment instrument, and other measures of alexithymia (the Schalling-Sifneos Personality Scale (SSPS) and the Beth Israel Questionnaire (BIQ)), and other personality traits using the(More)
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