Short-Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy for personality disorders: a critical review of randomized controlled trials.

@article{Town2011ShortTermPP,
  title={Short-Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy for personality disorders: a critical review of randomized controlled trials.},
  author={Joel Town and Allan A. Abbass and Gillian E. Hardy},
  journal={Journal of personality disorders},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={
          723-40
        }
}
The research evidence for Short-Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy (STPP) in the treatment of personality disorders (PD) was examined through consideration of studies utilizing randomized controlled designs. An extensive literature search revealed eight published Randomized Controlled Trials (RCT) of moderate study quality. A critical review of this literature is offered to provide an evidence-based guidance for clinicians and implications for treatments are discussed. Preliminary conclusions… 

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