Outcome in psychotherapy: the past and important advances.

@article{Lambert2013OutcomeIP,
  title={Outcome in psychotherapy: the past and important advances.},
  author={Michael J. Lambert},
  journal={Psychotherapy},
  year={2013},
  volume={50 1},
  pages={
          42-51
        }
}
  • M. Lambert
  • Published 1 March 2013
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychotherapy
Fifty years after the 1963 debate between Strupp and Eysenck, as recorded in their articles in Psychotherapy, it is clear that Eysenck overstated the case against psychoanalysis and dynamic psychotherapy (Bergin, 1971), while inflating the magnitude of improvement in untreated individuals (Lambert, 1976). Eysenck was probably correct about the beneficial effects of behavior therapies, but did not foresee that behavior therapy would be supplanted by cognitive behavior therapies (CBT) and… Expand
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