Psychodynamic Therapy

Psychodynamic therapy has had a historical role in emphasising a psychological perspective of psychosis. Concepts of psychodynamic therapy may inform understanding of psychotic experiences. Clinicians working with psychosis will frequently sense the avoidant defensive attitude some patients have when confronted with reality. Moreover a sense of dissolution of ego boundaries is distinct in acute psychotic episodes. However, psychodynamic therapy for schizophrenia is not a viable approach (Mueser & Berenbaum, 1990) as there is little evidence to suggest that psychodynamic techniques are effective in the management of symptoms of psychosis (Malmberg, 2001).

Anxiety and Depression 101

Anxiety and Depression 101

Everything you ever wanted to know about. We have been discussing depression and anxiety and how different information that is out on the market only seems to target one particular cure for these two common conditions that seem to walk hand in hand.

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