The effectiveness of long-term psychoanalytic psychotherapy--a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

@article{Smit2012TheEO,
  title={The effectiveness of long-term psychoanalytic psychotherapy--a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.},
  author={Yolba Smit and Marcus J. H. Huibers and John P. A. Ioannidis and Richard van Dyck and Willem van Tilburg and Arnoud Arntz},
  journal={Clinical psychology review},
  year={2012},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={81-92}
}
The effectiveness of psychoanalysis and long-term psychoanalytic psychotherapy (LTPP) is debated. We evaluated the effectiveness of LTPP, compared to other treatments or no treatment, in patients with clearly defined metal disorders. We selected randomised or quasi-randomised controlled trials on LTPP. Two authors independently identified trials for inclusion. Eleven trials were eligible. The risk difference for recovery (primary outcome) at the longest available follow-up was 0.00 (95% CI: -0… CONTINUE READING
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