problem-solving therapy


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problem-solving therapy

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PST

A form of brief psychotherapy (typically lasting 10 sessions or less) in which patients are taught a structured approach to recognizing problems and finding workable solutions.
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Problem-solving therapy (PST) is an intervention that can reduce depressive symptoms in nonstroke populations (Mynors-Wallis, Gath, Day, & Baker, 2000).
Problem-solving therapy for depression: Theory, research, and clinical guidelines.
Problem-solving therapy appeared to produce the greatest reductions in parasuicide among participants compared to standard care controls; however, the reductions found were not statistically significant.
Psychotherapy for Depression in Older Adults explains how to assess and treat depression using cognitive behavioral therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy, and problem-solving therapy.
Problem-solving therapy was talk based, with the subject and the clinician collaborating to identify problems and focus on solving them with a structured approach.
This is a population for whom problem-solving therapy has proved to be quite effective, the psychiatrist noted.
Within three months of their stroke, 43 patients were randomly assigned to take 5 to 10 milligrams of escitalopram daily, 45 to take a placebo daily and 41 to participate in a problem-solving therapy program developed for treating patients with depression.
and Scotland contribute ten chapters to a practical, evidence-based resource text explaining how to assess and treat depression using cognitive behavioral therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy, and problem-solving therapy.
They describe offenders' lack of problem-solving skills and how to implement problem-solving therapy.
The group that received problem-solving therapy also showed a significant advantage in terms of improvement in disability, measured using the 12-item WHO Disability Assessment Schedule II (Arch.
Problem-solving therapy (PST) is part of psychology's trend away from psychopathology to positive aspects of coping with life.
The main form of treatment used in COPES, known as problem-solving therapy, can be delivered over the phone or on the Internet, making it amenable to ongoing, periodic, low-cost maintenance therapy sessions.

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