Patient Personality and Time-limited Group Psychotherapy for Complicated Grief

@article{Piper2001PatientPA,
  title={Patient Personality and Time-limited Group Psychotherapy for Complicated Grief},
  author={William E. Piper and M Mccallum and Anthony Joyce and John S. Rosie and John S. Ogrodniczuk},
  journal={International Journal of Group Psychotherapy},
  year={2001},
  volume={51},
  pages={525 - 552}
}
Abstract We used a randomized clinical trial to investigate the interaction of two patient personality characteristics (quality of object relations [QOR] and psychological mindedness [PM]) with two forms of time-limited, short-term group therapy (interpretive and supportive) for 139 psychiatric outpatients with complicated grief. Findings differed depending on the outcome variable (e.g., grief symptoms, general symptoms) and the statistical criterion (e.g., statistical significance, clinical… Expand
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