A Manual by Any Other Name: Identifying Psychotherapy Manuals for Resident Training

  title={A Manual by Any Other Name: Identifying Psychotherapy Manuals for Resident Training},
  author={Joshua Pagano and Brandon N. Kyle and Toni L. Johnson},
  journal={Academic Psychiatry},
Evidence-based psychotherapy is a crucial part of residency training and clinical practice. The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Milestones for training residents in psychiatry require the practice and delivery of psychotherapies. Specifically, residents must be assessed for ability to use psychodynamic therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and supportive therapy to generate a case formulation, demonstrate techniques of intervention, demonstrate the specific… 
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