Improving volitional competence is crucial for the efficacy of psychosomatic therapy: a controlled clinical trial.

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BACKGROUND Although skills of will (volitional competences), such as self-motivation or emotion regulation, are particularly necessary for patients with psychiatric and psychosomatic disorders, it is unknown whether volitional deficits can be reduced and thereby the efficacy of psychotherapy increased. We investigated the effect of a group therapy for… (More)

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@article{Forstmeier2007ImprovingVC, title={Improving volitional competence is crucial for the efficacy of psychosomatic therapy: a controlled clinical trial.}, author={Simon Forstmeier and Heinz Rueddel}, journal={Psychotherapy and psychosomatics}, year={2007}, volume={76 2}, pages={89-96} }