Psychoanalytic Patients in the U.S., Canada, and Australia: II. A DSM-III-R Validation Study

  title={Psychoanalytic Patients in the U.S., Canada, and Australia: II. A DSM-III-R Validation Study},
  author={Norman Doidge and Barry Simon and William J. Lancee and Michael First and Jacqueline M. Brunshaw and Lee David Brauer and Don Grant and Annette Stevens and John M. Oldham and Paul W. Mosher},
  journal={Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association},
  pages={615 - 627}
A study was conducted to validate our previous work on the DSM-III-R disorders diagnosed in patients in psychoanalysis in the U.S., Canada, and Australia and to determine which specific mood, anxiety, and personality disorders were the most common in these patients. The earlier study consisted of three surveys of psychoanalytic practice that together obtained data on 1,718 patients, through extensive mail surveys to analysts in the three countries. In the validation study, 206 patients were… 

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