Intensive Short‐Term Dynamic Psychotherapy: A Systematic Review and Meta‐analysis of Outcome Research

  title={Intensive Short‐Term Dynamic Psychotherapy: A Systematic Review and Meta‐analysis of Outcome Research},
  author={A. Abbass and Joel M. Town and E. Driessen},
  journal={Harvard Review of Psychiatry},
  • A. Abbass, Joel M. Town, E. Driessen
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Harvard Review of Psychiatry
  • &NA; Habib Davanloo has spent his career developing and teaching methods to accelerate dynamic psychotherapy, including his technique of intensive short‐term dynamic psychotherapy (ISTDP). Over the past 20 years, outcome studies using this treatment have been conducted and published. We performed a systematic review of the literature to obtain studies presenting ISTDP outcome data. We found 21 studies (10 controlled, and 11 uncontrolled) reporting the effects of ISTDP in patients with mood… CONTINUE READING
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