Young adults in psychoanalytic psychotherapy: patient characteristics and therapy outcome.

@article{Philips2006YoungAI,
  title={Young adults in psychoanalytic psychotherapy: patient characteristics and therapy outcome.},
  author={Bj{\"o}rn Philips and Peter Wennberg and Andrzej Werbart and Johan Schubert},
  journal={Psychology and psychotherapy},
  year={2006},
  volume={79 Pt 1},
  pages={89-106}
}
The aims of this naturalistic study are to present patient characteristics and analyse various outcome measures at termination for psychoanalytic psychotherapies with young adults. Patients (n = 134) between 18 and 25 years were included, of whom 92 received individual and 42 group therapy. One third had a self-reported personality disorder. The patients were considerably more troubled than Swedish norm groups at intake and they showed improvement on all outcome measures during therapy. However… CONTINUE READING