A Selected Body of Research Studies on ISTDP

Abbass, A. (2002) Office based research in Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP): Data from the first 6 years of practice.  Ad Hoc Bulletin of Short-term Dynamic Psychotherapy, 6(2):5-14.

Abbass, A. (2002) Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy in a private psychiatric office: clinical and cost effectiveness.  Am. J. Psychotherapy 56(2): 252-232.

Abbass, A.  (2002) Modified Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy in patients with bipolar disorder.  Preliminary report of a case series.  Canadian Child Psychiatry Review 11(1): 19-22.

Abbass, A.  (2003)  The cost effectiveness of Short-Term Dynamic psychotherapy.  Journal of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcome Research 3:535-539.

Abbass, A. (2004) Small-group videotape training for psychotherapy skill development.  Acad. Psychiatry 28(20): 151-155.

Abbass, A. (2006) Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy of treatment-resistant depression: a pilot study.  Depress. Anxiety 23: 449-452.

Abbass, A., Hancock, J., Henderson, J., Kiseley, S.  (2007)  Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapies for Common Mental Disorders (A Review).  The Cochrane Library, Issue 2.  New York: Wiley Press.

Abbass, A., Joffres, M., Ogrodniczuk, J.  (2008) A naturalistic study of Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy trial therapy.  Brief Treat Crisis Intervention 8(2): 164-170.

*Abbass, A., Sheldon, A., Gyra, A., Kalpin, A. (2008) Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy for DSM-IV personality disorders.  J. Nerv. Ment. Dis. 196(3): 211-216.

Abbass, A., Lovas, D. Purdy, A.  (2008) Direct diagnosis and management of emotional factors in chronic headache patients.  Cephalagia 28: 1305-1314.

Abbass, A. Joffres, M., Ogrodniczuk, J.  (2009) Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy trials of therapy; qualitative description and comparison to standard intake assessment.  Ad Hoc Bulletin of short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy 13(1).

Abbass, A., Campbell, S., Magee, K., Tarzwell, R.  (2009) Intensive Short-Term Dynamic psychotherapy to reduce rates of emergency department return visits for patients with medically unexplained symptoms: premliminary evidence from a pre-post intervention study.  CJEM 11(6): 529-534.

Abbass, A., Campbell, S., Magee, K., Lenzer, I., Hann, G., Tarzwell, R.  (2010) Cost Savings of Treatment of Medically Unexplained Symptoms using Intensive Short Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) by a hospital Emergency Department.  Arch. Med. Psychol. 2(1): 34-44.

Abbass, A., Town, J., Driessen, E. (2011) The efficacy of short-term dynamic psychotherapy for depressive disorders with comorbid personality disorder.  Psychiatry 74(1): 58-71.

*Baldoni, F., Baldaro, B., Trombini, G. (1995) Psychotherapeutic perspectives in urethral syndrome.  Stress Med.  11: 79-84.

Callahan, P.  (2002) Indexing resistance in Short-Term Dynamic psychotherapy (STDP): Change in breaks in eye contact during anxiety (BECAS).  Psychotherapy Research 10(1): 87-99.

Cornelissen, K., Verheul, R. (2002)  Treatment outcome of residential treatment with ISTDP.  Ad Hoc Bull. Short Term Dynamic Psychotherapy 6:14-23.

Cornelissen, K., Smeets, D., Willemsen, S., Busschbach, J.Verhel, R.  Long-term follow-up of a residential form of Intesive Short-Term Dynamic psychotherapy in personality disorders.  In preparation.

*Ghorbani, N., Dadsetan, P., Ejei, J., Motiyan, H.  (2000)The consequences of overcoming resistance and emotional disclosure on lymphocyte T-helper and T-suppressor and psychological pathology.  J. Psychology (Persian) 3:368-389.

Hamilton, M. (1967) Development of a rating scale for primary depressive illness.  Br. J. Soc. Clin. Psychology 6(4): 278-296.

Hawkins, J.  (2003) The role of emotional repression in chronic back pain: a study of chronic back pain patients undergoing psychodynamically oriented group psychotherapy as treatment for their pain.  New York: New York University.

*Hellerstein, D., Rosenthal, R., Pinsker, H, Wallner Samstag, L, Muran, J., Winston, A. (1998)  /a randomized prospective study comparing supportive and dynamic therapies.  Outcome and alliance.  J. Psychotherapy Research and Practice 7:261-271.

Hinson, V., Weinstaine, S., Bernard, B., Leurgans, S., Goetz, C.  (2006)Single-blind clinical trial of psychotherapy for treatment of psychogenic movement disorders.  Parkinson’s Relat. Disord. 12:177-180.

*Wiborg, Il, Dahl, A.  (1996)  Does brief dynamic psychotherapy reduce relapse rate of panic disorder?  Arch. Gen. Psychiatry 53: 689-694.

*Winston, A., Pollack, J., McCullough, L, Flegenheiimer, W., kerstenbaum, R, Trujillo, M. (1991) Brief psychotherapy of personality disorders.  J. nerv. Ment. Dis 179: 188-193.

*Winston, A., Laikin, M., Pollack, J., Wallner Samstag, L, McCullough, L, Muran, J. (1994) Short-Term Psychotherapy of personality disorders.  America J. Psychiatry 151(2): 190-194.

Articles with a  * are randomized trials.