Navigation Links
Quitting Psychotherapy Midway May Be Preventable

Researchers from Harvard Medical School had provided a guideline for the psychotherapists as well as the patients in order to prevent patients from dropping out of therapy sessions.

Surveys show that nearly half of people who begin // psychotherapy quit, dissatisfied, against the recommendation of their therapist. It’s a big problem for both patient and therapist, and, in group therapy, for other group members.

The September issue of the Harvard Mental Health Letter reports on recent research about dropout and what therapists can do to prevent it. Useful steps include these:

Patient selection: Screening patients can help therapists distinguish the best course of action for a patient and recognize ahead of time when a patient is more likely to drop out and might do better placed elsewhere.

Preparation: It can help some patients if they know what to expect in therapy. This may be especially important for group therapy, where a patient may be more intimidated by a lack of privacy and control.

Short-term or time-limited therapy: Therapy that has a fixed end point may encourage a sense of urgency and purpose in patients and reduce the opportunity for leaving early.

Negotiation: The therapist and patient should agree ahead of time on what the patient hopes to accomplish and how to work toward that goal.

Motivational enhancement: Promoting confidence in the ability to change and creating a climate that encourages commitment to change may help patients who aren’t yet willing or ready to change.

· Establishing the therapeutic alliance: The key feature of all successful psychotherapy is a strong working relationship between the patient and the therapist. There is no formula for achieving it, although warmth, empathy, respect, and interest are always important. If the alliance is not formed quickly, it may never develop at all.

The Harvard Mental Health Letter discusses the
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Quitting smoking stops lung decline
2. Quitting the smoking habit
3. Women Benefit More from Quitting Smoking than Men
4. Quitting Smoking Made Easy By Track Of New Chemical
5. Taylor & Campbell Quitting NHS
6. Taylor & Campbell Quitting NHS
7. Smokers are Prone to Weight Gain After Quitting
8. Save your Vision with Fish Oil and Quitting Smoking
9. Women Smokers Fear Quitting Will Lead to Weight Gain
10. For Smokers Only: is Quitting = Cutting Down?? a grave Issue
11. Exercise can Reduce Smokers Lung Cancer Risk but the Most Important is Quitting Smoking – a Study Report
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Quitting Psychotherapy Midway May Preventable

(Date:8/22/2014)... 22, 2014 For patients who need surgery for ... procedure is the least often used, reports a study ... , official journal of the Congress of Neurological ... Williams & Wilkins , a part of Wolters ... good pain relief at much lower cost than other ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Pirate ... expansion of products in providing new recipe cards, fun ... wear. , Hailing from Clearwater, Florida, Pirate Jonny, ... having 1 card with two to three recipes featuring ... recipes on the website. The recipe ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), the leading pan-European ... names of three outstanding individuals receiving the Society,s ... to Carsten Bokemeyer, Heikki Joensuu and Peter Boyle ... 26-30 September, Madrid, Spain. , Carsten Bokemeyer will ... accelerate the transition of cancer discovery into real ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... 22, 2014 A new study finds a wide ... may be related to key environmental exposuresin children with Crohn,s ... official journal of the Crohn,s & Colitis Foundation of ... Lippincott Williams & Wilkins , a part of Wolters ... evidence" of alterations of DNA in several regions of the ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... recall the dramatic images of nurses at New York ... hundred patients, carrying many including the youngest and most ... resulting from the storm surge generated by Hurricane Sandy. ... the New York University Colleges of Nursing (NYUCN) and ... Urban Health examines the impact on NYULMC nurses, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:More common procedures for painful facial tics carry high costs, reports study in Neurosurgery 2Health News:Pirate Jonny's Caribbean BBQ Rubs, Seasonings & Sauces Get New Look by Hoisting New Recipe Card Creations and New Clothing Apparel for its Logos 2Health News:ESMO honors outstanding oncology professionals 2Health News:ESMO honors outstanding oncology professionals 3Health News:Study shows epigenetic changes in children with Crohn's disease 2Health News:Study identifies challenges faced by NYU nurses after Hurricane Sandy 2Health News:Study identifies challenges faced by NYU nurses after Hurricane Sandy 3
... Amanda Gardner HealthDay Reporter , MONDAY, Oct. 11 ... higher risk for stroke even if they don,t have full-blown ... people who show signs of insulin resistance -- a reduction ... from the bloodstream -- may be helpful in preventing stroke, ...
... Health care in the last six months of life has ... among Medicare beneficiaries in the United States and older adults ... final six months of life in both countries, according to ... the February 14 print issue of Archives of Internal ...
... retinal conditions nearly doubled between 1997 and 2007, with ... performed, according to a report in the October issue ... JAMA/Archives journals. "Retinal disease is highly prevalent among ... diabetic retinopathy account for more than half the irreversible ...
... , MONDAY, Oct. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Pre-teens who spent ... TV or computer were at greater risk of having psychological ... kids also tended to be physically active, new research finds. ... November print issue of Pediatrics , found that the ...
... By Jenifer Goodwin HealthDay Reporter , ... have jaundice may be at higher risk of developing ... said far more research needs to be done before ... analyzed information from national registries that included all Danish ...
... disparities in the receipt of breast cancer care persist ... status. That is the conclusion of a study published ... of the American Cancer Society. The findings suggest that ... breast cancer care and to ensure that all affected ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Insulin Resistance Might Raise Risk of Stroke 2Health News:Insulin Resistance Might Raise Risk of Stroke 3Health News:End-of-life care patterns shift for patients with heart failure in both US and Canada 2Health News:End-of-life care patterns shift for patients with heart failure in both US and Canada 3Health News:End-of-life care patterns shift for patients with heart failure in both US and Canada 4Health News:End-of-life care patterns shift for patients with heart failure in both US and Canada 5Health News:Treatment of retinal conditions appears to have changed significantly in previous decade 2Health News:Could Excess Computer, TV Time Harm Kids Psychologically? 2Health News:Could Excess Computer, TV Time Harm Kids Psychologically? 3Health News:Danish Study Suggests Jaundice-Autism Link 2Health News:Danish Study Suggests Jaundice-Autism Link 3Health News:Insurance and socioeconomic status do not explain racial disparities in breast cancer care 2
(Date:8/22/2014)...  WaferGen Bio-systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: WGBS) today announced the ... common stock and warrants at a price of $10,000 ... to deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and offering expenses ... immediately separable and will be issued separately.  The shares ... The NASDAQ Stock Market under the ticker symbol "WGBS" ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... 2014   Memorial Hermann Health System and ... announced a new partnership to provide a new level of ... centers in the greater Houston area. ... the exclusive provider of professional breast radiology services for five ... City, The Woodlands , Northeast, Southwest and ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ: NKTR ... results from its Phase 3 pivotal clinical trial ... factor VIII (rFVIII) treatment for hemophilia A based ... primary endpoint in reducing annualized bleed rates (ABR) ... arm. Top-line results from the prospective, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:WaferGen Bio-Systems Announces Pricing of $20 Million Underwritten Offering and Uplisting to NASDAQ 2WaferGen Bio-Systems Announces Pricing of $20 Million Underwritten Offering and Uplisting to NASDAQ 3WaferGen Bio-Systems Announces Pricing of $20 Million Underwritten Offering and Uplisting to NASDAQ 4Memorial Hermann, MD Anderson join forces to provide enhanced breast imaging services throughout the Greater Houston Region 2Memorial Hermann, MD Anderson join forces to provide enhanced breast imaging services throughout the Greater Houston Region 3Memorial Hermann, MD Anderson join forces to provide enhanced breast imaging services throughout the Greater Houston Region 4Baxter Announces Positive Top-Line Results from Its Phase 3 Study of BAX 855, Extended Half-Life Recombinant FVIII for Hemophilia A Patients 2Baxter Announces Positive Top-Line Results from Its Phase 3 Study of BAX 855, Extended Half-Life Recombinant FVIII for Hemophilia A Patients 3Baxter Announces Positive Top-Line Results from Its Phase 3 Study of BAX 855, Extended Half-Life Recombinant FVIII for Hemophilia A Patients 4Baxter Announces Positive Top-Line Results from Its Phase 3 Study of BAX 855, Extended Half-Life Recombinant FVIII for Hemophilia A Patients 5
... and fourth year medical students on ... easy access in a rapid-fire Q&A ... lab coat pocket, this reference is ... prior to surgical rounds as well ...
With its extensive content and custom-designed user interface, Schwartz Principles of Surgery, PDA Edition enables you quick access to the answers you need to make the right diagnosis or initiate a t...
This handy reference contains all of the essential information that surgical residents and medical students need to have at their fingertips for day-to-day patient care....
This book includes orthopedic, reproductive, renal, cardiovascular, GI, and respiratory problems; and other common conditions....
Medicine Products: