Two primary configurations of psychopathology and change in thought disorder in long-term intensive inpatient treatment of seriously disturbed young adults.

@article{Blatt2007TwoPC,
  title={Two primary configurations of psychopathology and change in thought disorder in long-term intensive inpatient treatment of seriously disturbed young adults.},
  author={Sidney J. Blatt and Avi Besser and Richard Q Ford},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2007},
  volume={164 10},
  pages={1561-7}
}
OBJECTIVE Change in three types of thought disorder as measured by Rorschach responses (contaminations, confabulations, and fabulized combinations) were assessed during intensive, long-term, psychodynamically oriented inpatient treatment. METHOD Rorschach protocols for 90 seriously disturbed, treatment-resistant patients, 42 of whom were primarily preoccupied with primitive issues of interpersonal relatedness and used avoidant defenses (anaclitic patients) and 48 primarily preoccupied with… CONTINUE READING

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