Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

short-term group psychotherapy

DYNAMICS OF THE ANXIETY DISORDERS IN THE COURSE OF SHORT-TERM PSYCHOTHERAPY

Year: 2008, volume 4 Issue: №2 Pages: 141-143
Heading: Psychiatry Article type: Short message
Authors: A.V. Vasilyeva, S. V. Poltorak, T.N. Hmylova
Organization: Saint-Petersburg State Psychoneurological University, St. Petersburg State Medical Academy named after I.I. Mechnikov
Summary:

The tendency of psychotherapy modern concepts referring to the short-term forms having been taken into account, we carried out the research aimed at the study of short-term form personality-oriented psychotherapy effect on the anxiety disorder dynamics. 103 patients with neurotic disorders were examined in the neurosis and psychotherapy department of the Bekhterev Psychoneurological Research Institute. The findings revealed the situational and personal anxiety level to be objectively decreased in the short-term group psychotherapy course.
The short-term group psychotherapy was proved to bean effective method in anxiety disorders treatment considering indications and limitations.

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