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The Quality of Outcome from Psychotherapy of Schizophrenia

  • John G. Gunderson
  • Beverly Gomes-Schwartz

Abstract

This paper explores the problems of measuring outcome from intensive exploratory psychotherapy with schizophrenic persons. Four dimensions of outcome which may be specific to such treatment are proposed in conjunction with a semistructured interview for reliably evaluating these dimensions. Preliminary results indicating the potential validity of this interview will be presented, and their implications will be discussed.

Keywords

Schizophrenic Patient Subjective Experience Object Relatedness Intensive Therapy Semistructured Interview 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • John G. Gunderson
    • 1
    • 2
  • Beverly Gomes-Schwartz
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.McLean HospitalBelmontUSA
  2. 2.Harvard Medical SchoolBrooklineUSA
  3. 3.Department of PsychiatryHarvard Medical SchoolBrooklineUSA

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