Efficacia della psicoterapia psicodinamica breve vs trattamento psichiatrico di routine in un campione di pazienti con disturbi d'ansia e dell'umore

Translated title of the contribution: Efficacy of short-term psychodynamic psychotherapy vs treatment as usual in a sample of patients with anxiety and depressive disorders

Cinzia Bressi, Emanuela Paola Nocito, Erika Alessandra Milanese, Silvia Fronza, Paolo Della Valentina, Laura Castagna, Matteo Porcellana, Maura Bruzzese, Lucia Roberta Baratta, Eleonora Minacapelli, Elisabetta Dipasquale, Giulia Alessandra Capra

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Abstract

Introduction. The aim of this study is to evaluate the clinical efficacy of short-term psychodynamic psychotherapy (STPP) in comparison with treatment as usual (TAU) in treatment of patients suffering from anxiety and depressive disorders. Methods. Sixty patients were recruited from the Psychotherapy Service, University of Milan, Department of Psychiatry, at Milan's IRCCS Foundation Ca' Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico with the diagnosis of depressive or anxiety disorders according to DSM-IV-TR criteria. These subjects were randomly assigned in a 1:1 ratio to an intervention group (STPP) or control group (TAU) for 12 months (T1). Each patient was clinically evaluated at the moment of recruitment (T0) and after 12 months using a battery composed of these scales: Clinical Global Impression Scale (CGI), Symptom Checklist-90-Revised (SCL-90-R), Inventory of Interpersonal Problems (IIP). Results. Statistical analysis highlighted significant improvements (p

Translated title of the contributionEfficacy of short-term psychodynamic psychotherapy vs treatment as usual in a sample of patients with anxiety and depressive disorders
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)28-33
Number of pages6
JournalRivista di Psichiatria
Volume49
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Medicine(all)

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