Research and Evidence

Research and Evidence

This section of the BPC website focuses upon the fast growing research and evidence base for psychoanalytic psychotherapy.  It is aimed at once at the general reader, the clinician, the commissioner, the academic and the policy maker. 

The Centrality of Research (includes a glossary of research terms)

Where and How to find useful Research: Practical Suggestions for the Practitioner

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy: what is the evidence?

Will psychodynamic psychotherapy work for my patient? A summary of two recent reviews of the evidence base for psychodynamic psychotherapy

Pragmatic randomized controlled trial of long-term psychoanalytic psychotherapy for treatment-resistant depression: the Tavistock Adult Depression Study (TADS)

Key Papers

E-library: a more extensive list of papers and book chapters related to the evidence base, which we recommend.  Includes links to online abstracts.

Qualitative Evidence (coming soon)

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy for Children and Young People (coming soon)

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