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January 28, 2010

Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Brings Lasting Benefits through Self-Knowledge.

Patients Continue to Improve After Treatment Ends, New Study Finds—Psychodynamic psychotherapy is effective for a wide range of mental health symptoms, including depression, anxiety, panic and s...

January 23, 2010

In Matt Jarvis’s text (2004) “Psychodynamic Psychology- Classical Theory & Contemporary Research” he refers to my 2001 study using the MMPI as a treatment outcome measure. CBT and other non-psychoanalytic treatments use outcome measures of just the surface symptoms. Th...

January 21, 2010

Don’t use the MMPI-RF when an MMPI-2 is required. They are not the same test. In fact, the MMPI-RF has poor sensitivity to psychopathology and is a poor diagnostic instrument. When the MMPI-RC scales first came out, I was very critical of them. I had a hard time gettin...

January 20, 2010

Gordon, R.M. (2010), Test at Home Not Unethical per se, The National Psychologist, January/February, p.24.

Dear Editor,

Often you can let patients that you trust and with strict instructions, take an MMPI-2 home to complete. It is not automatically unethical. We don’t wa...

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