Handbook of Evidence-Based Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: Bridging the Gap Between Science and Practice by Raymond A. LevyHandbook of Evidence-Based Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: Bridging the Gap Between Science and Practice by Raymond A. Levy

Handbook of Evidence-Based Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: Bridging the Gap Between Science and…

EditorRaymond A. Levy

Paperback | November 19, 2010

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The importance of conducting empirical research for the future of psychodynamics is presented in this excellent new volume. In Handbook of Evidence Based Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: Bridging the Gap Between Science and Practice, the editors provide evidence that supports this type of research for two primary reasons. The first reason concerns the current marginalization of psychodynamic work within the mental health field. Sound empirical research has the potential to affirm the important role that psychodynamic theory and treatment have in modern psychiatry and psychology. The second reason that research is crucial to the future of psychodynamic work concerns the role that systematic empirical investigations can have in developing and refining effective approaches to a variety of clinical problems. Empirical research functions as a check on subjectivity and theoretical alliances in on-going attempts to determine the approaches most helpful in working with patients clinically. Handbook of Evidence Based Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: Bridging the Gap Between Science and Practice brings together a panel of distinguished clinician-researchers who have been publishing their findings for decades. This important new book provides compelling evidence that psychodynamic psychotherapy is an effective treatment for many common psychological problems.
Title:Handbook of Evidence-Based Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: Bridging the Gap Between Science and…Format:PaperbackDimensions:421 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0 inPublished:November 19, 2010Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part I Evidence-Based Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: Bridging the Gap between Science and PracticeForewordGlen Gabbard, MDIntroductionRaymond A. Levy, PsyDJ. Stuart Ablon, PhDPart II Efficacy and Effectiveness Studies for Specific Disorders1. The Efficacy of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy for Specific Disorders: A ReviewFalk Leichsenring, PhD2. Manualized Psychodynamic Psychotherapy for Panic DisorderFred Busch, MDBarbara Milrod, MD3. Naturalistic Psychotherapy for Panic DisorderTai Katzenstein, PhDJ. Stuart Ablon, PhDRaymond Levy, PsyD4. Psychotherapy for Eating Disorders: A Review of Empirically-Supported TreatmentsHeather Thompson-Brenner, PhDDrew Westen, PhD5. Empirical Evidence for Transference Focused Psychotherapy and Other Psychodynamic Psychotherapy for Borderline Personality Disorder Ken Levy, PhDRachel Wasserman, MSLori N. Scot, MSFrank Yeomans, MD, PhDPart III Empirical Measures of Psychotherapy Process6. Studying Change in Defensive Functioning in Psychotherapy, Using the Defense Mechanism Rating Scales: Four Hypotheses, Four CasesJ. Christopher Perry, MPH, MDStephen M. Beck, PhDPrometheas Constantinides, MDJ. Elizabeth Foley, PhD7. Process Measures for Psychodynamic PsychotherapyCaleb J. Siefert, PhDJared A. Defife, PhDMatthew R. Baity, PhD8. Countertransference and Personality Pathology: The Development and Clinical Application of the Countertransference QuestionnaireEphi Betan, PhDDrew Westen, PhDPart IV Theory , Technique and Process in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy9. Alliance, Negotiation and Rupture ResolutionJeremy Safran, PhDChristopher Muran, PhD10. Affect-Focused Techniques in Psychodynamic PsychotherapyMarc Diener, PhDMark Hilsenroth, PhD11. Affect-Focused Short-term Dynamic Psychotherapy: Empirically-Supported Strategies for Resolving Affect PhobiasLeigh McCullough, PhDMolly Magill, PhD12. Psychotherapy for Depression: Attaining and Sustaining Good Outcomes Sid Blatt, PhDDavid Zuroff, PhDLance Hawley, PhDPart V The Neurobiology of Psychodynamic Theory and Psychotherapy13. Neural Models of Psychodynamic Concepts and Treatments: Implications for Psychodynamic PsychotherapyAndrew Gerber, MDJosh Roffman, MD14. Physiologic Monitoring in Psychodynamic PsychotherapyCarl Marci, MDHelen Riess, MD Part VI Letters on Research in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy15. A Letter to my Friend and Researcher Colleague, Sy EntistleRolf Sandell, MD16. The Perils of P-values: Why Tests of Statistical Significance Impede Progress in ResearchJohn Kelley, PhD17. From Psychoanalyst to Psychoanalyst/Researcher: A Personal JourneyIra Lable, MD18. Clinicians' Love/Hate Relationship with Clinical ResearchAnne Alonso, PhD19. Measuring and Enhancing the Impact of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Research: An Open Letter to Scientists and CliniciansAnthony Weiss, MD, MSc

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews:"This book evaluates the current state of research in psychodynamic psychotherapy and how evidence-based techniques can be applied to psychodynamic practice. . The book is written for practitioners of psychodynamic psychotherapy, clinical researchers, and interested laypersons. . This is an excellent addition to the psychodynamic field . ." (Brett C. Plyler, Doody's Review Service, February, 2009)"This book comprises a rich set of previously unpublished papers written by a Who's Who of clinician-researchers including Glen Gabbard, Drew Westen, Leigh McCullough, Jeremy Safran and many others. They present a vibrant body of research that demonstrates that psychodynamic therapy is an effective treatment for a range of common problems. . This book makes a powerful plea to professional organizations to foster the development of research, a call that all psychodynamic institutes would do well to heed." (Paul Efthim, New England Psychologist, December, 2009)"Handbook of Evidence-Based Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: Bridging the Gap Between Science and Practice offers a coherent and user-friendly introduction to the field. . Each chapter is self-contained . . Chapters are written for clinicians: research methodology and statistical analyses are explained clearly, and chapters are relatively short, easy to read and emphasize research questions of interest to clinicians . . thought-provoking, and it will make pleasurable reading for any psychoanalytic clinician interested in learning about current developments in psychotherapy research." (Eve Caligor, The International Journal of Psychoanalysis, Vol. 91, 2010)