The efficacy of various modalities of psychotherapy for personality disorders: A systematic review of the evidence and clinical recommendations

  title={The efficacy of various modalities of psychotherapy for personality disorders: A systematic review of the evidence and clinical recommendations},
  author={R. Verheul and M. Herbrink},
  journal={International Review of Psychiatry},
  pages={25 - 38}
  • R. Verheul, M. Herbrink
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • International Review of Psychiatry
  • The aim of this paper is to review the level of empirical evidence for four different formats and settings that are available for psychotherapy delivery, i.e., group psychotherapy, out-patient individual psychotherapy, day hospital psychotherapy, and in-patient psychotherapy. The focus is on studies which include a wide range of DSM-IV-TR Axis II personality disorders. The results show that various psychotherapeutic treatments have proven to be efficacious with respect to reducing… CONTINUE READING
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