Contemporary Family Therapy

, Volume 19, Issue 1, pp 89–103

Solution-Focused Therapy in Prison

  • Lotta Lindforss
  • Dan Magnusson

DOI: 10.1023/A:1026114501186

Cite this article as:
Lindforss, L. & Magnusson, D. Contemporary Family Therapy (1997) 19: 89. doi:10.1023/A:1026114501186


This is a report on a combined therapy and research project conducted with a seriously criminal population in Swedish prisons and using a Solution-Focused Brief Therapy approach with a focus on networks. Recidivism was significantly lower and less serious among experimental group participants. A case study is included.

Solution-Focused Brief Therapy networksprison therapy

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© Human Sciences Press, Inc. 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lotta Lindforss
    • 1
  • Dan Magnusson
    • 2
  1. 1.Diploma in Family Therapy and PsychotherapySwedish Prison and Probation ServiceStockholmSweden
  2. 2.National Council for Crime PreventionStockholmSweden