The efficacy of psychoanalysis for children: prediction of outcome in a developmental context.

@article{Target1994TheEO,
  title={The efficacy of psychoanalysis for children: prediction of outcome in a developmental context.},
  author={Mary Target and Peter Fonagy},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  year={1994},
  volume={33 8},
  pages={1134-44}
}
OBJECTIVE This is the third report from a chart review of 763 cases of child psychoanalysis and psychotherapy at the Anna Freud Centre. This paper examines the way in which the age of a child or adolescent at the time of treatment in psychoanalytic psychotherapy relates to the outcome of that treatment. METHOD One hundred twenty-seven children were selected from each of three age bands (younger than 6 years, 6 to 12 years, and adolescents); they were matched on broad diagnostic grouping… CONTINUE READING

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