Randomized trial on the effectiveness of long- and short-term psychotherapy on psychiatric symptoms and working ability during a 5-year follow-up

@article{Knekt2013RandomizedTO,
  title={Randomized trial on the effectiveness of long- and short-term psychotherapy on psychiatric symptoms and working ability during a 5-year follow-up},
  author={Paul Knekt and Olavi Lindfors and Laura Sares-J{\"a}ske and Esa Virtala and Tommi H{\"a}rk{\"a}nen},
  journal={Nordic Journal of Psychiatry},
  year={2013},
  volume={67},
  pages={59 - 68}
}
Abstract Background: The information on whether long-term psychotherapy is superior in comparison with short-term therapies during a long time-perspective in the treatment of mood and anxiety disorder is incomplete. Aims: The present study addresses this question in a clinical trial with an exceptionally long follow-up. Methods: In the Helsinki Psychotherapy Study, 326 outpatients with mood or anxiety disorder were randomly assigned to long-term psychodynamic psychotherapy and two types of… 
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