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The Difficult Patient: Psychotherapeutic Strategies

Sherman O. Schachter

The Difficult Patient: Psychotherapeutic Strategies

A Special Issue of Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy

by Sherman O. Schachter

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Published by Plenum Pub Corp .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11336268M
    ISBN 100898854296
    ISBN 109780898854299
    OCLC/WorldCa21001121


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Theodore Millon. Acknowledging the primacy of the whole person, Resolving Difficult Clinical Syndromes: A Personalized Psychotherapy Approach takes into account all of the complexities of human nature―family influences, culture, neurobiological processes, unconscious 4/5(1). In addition to anger, other patient emotions or behaviors can complicate good medical care: sadness, fear, anxiety, dependency, competitiveness, narcissistic entitlement, passive-aggressive withdrawal, treatment refusal or critical devaluation.

This chapter presents basic clinical and interpersonal approaches to these difficult patient by: 2. The invitation of the editors to ask Dr Pines is a compelling facet of the field of psychotherapy and psychotherapists, group analysts, and so on. While the book as a whole addresses approaches to the difficult patient, these practitioners in the field would appear to find it even more difficult to challenge colleagues who present them with difficulties in their own s: 1.

The strategies of psychotherapy are really no different from the strategies many of us already employ when dealing with any difficult, symptomatic, person. Especially once you realize that all human relationships are fraught with one-upmanship tactics much like what goes on among patient and therapist whilst in treatment/5.

If your experience is like mine, you’ll find that the more you use them, the less you seem to run into ‘difficult clients’, because you’re consistently getting people into states where they can properly take on board your ideas and put them to good use.

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a complex and evolving model of treatment that has been developed for and applied to a wide range of mental and physical problems and disorders. CBT's flexibility as a model can also make it a difficult technique to : Money and Psychotherapy: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals tackles the money taboo head-on, introducing mental health professionals to the topic of money, helping them understand how money can affect their ability to be effective in their work, and teaches them the basics of how to address money-related issues with their clients.

What is Psychotherapy. A definition. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), psychotherapy can be defined as a “collaborative treatment between an individual and a psychologist” where the psychologist uses “scientifically validated procedures to help people develop healthier, more effective habits“.

For a more in-depth discussion of what psychotherapy is and how. Dealing with the therapeutic impasse is one of the most challenging tasks faced by therapists. This work describes how the Integrity Model of psychotherapy provides an original solution to dealing with difficult issues such as resistance, acting out, counter-transference, guilt, value clashes and cultural diversity.;3/5(3).

Fifteen per cent of clinical interactions with patients are perceived as “difficult” by doctors.1 2 Doctors can feel pushed to their limit when they encounter a “difficult” patient, but as the above scenario illustrates, several factors contribute to making a patient interaction challenging.

Understanding the reasons behind these Cited by: 1. Institutional psychotherapy to became as patient-centred as possible. Maybe in the future, social psychology (eg. cognitive dissonance and engagement theories) will improve our understanding of general factors and improve the links with Patient centered psychotherapy and Motivational lnterviewing.

An Emerging field of combinations of drugs withFile Size: 4MB. when working with difficult patients (e.g. patients with personality disorder, hypochondriasis etc.) psychotherapy is rarely strightforward. The dysfunctional schemas, beliefs and assumptions that bias the patient’s perceptions of others are likely to bias their perception of the therapist.

The dysfunctional interpersonal behaviour strategies,File Size: 88KB. Strategy #3:Foster and Protect the Therapeutic Alliance. Although there is some disagreement, in general the failure to foster and maintain a good working or therapeutic alliance 43 between patient and therapist is a predictor of poor psychotherapy outcome.

44 – 49 Indeed, this may be especially true in supportive therapy with poorly functioning patients, who may enter the therapeutic Cited by:   The goal of therapy is to give you the tools and strategies for navigating whatever is going on in your life—from stress or relationship issues to managing a mental health diagnosis.

If your appointment book is more open than you'd like, it might be time to rethink how you're engaging your clients. Consider this fact: One in five clients will drop out of psychotherapy before completing treatment, according to a meta-analysis of studies on dropout by Joshua K.

Swift, PhD, and Roger Greenberg, PhD, published in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. Chemical Dependency and Antisocial Personality Disorder gives you the information and clinical skills necessary to assess and evaluate persons suffering from substance abuse and/or antisocial personality disorders and details how you can develop effective psychotherapy and treatment strategies.

Here are our top five tips to help you handle tough situations – and difficult patients – before they get the better of you. Manage Your Own Stress and Anger. Before you can help a patient, a colleague, or even family members after work, you have to take care of yourself first.

Case formulation has been recognized to be a useful conceptual and clinical tool in psychotherapy as diagnosis itself does not focus on the underlying causes of a patient's problems.

TABLE Strategies to enhance medication adherence Treatment nonadherence in psychiatric patients contributes to increased suicide rates, illness exacerbation, hospitalization, and mortality.

Nonadherence affects family relationships and society as a whole by Author: Donna M. Sudak, Shahana Ayub. 2 Books on Client Engagement in Psychotherapy Principles of Trauma Therapy: A Guide to Symptoms, Evaluation, and Treatment – John Briere and Catherine Scott The Principles of Trauma Therapy is a specialized and rich content on the most effective ways of dealing with severe cases of.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Part I. Theory --Principles of psychoanalytic group therapy applied to the treatment of borderline and narcissistic disorders / Saul Tutttman --Group analytic psychotherapy and the borderline patient / Malcolm Pines --Bion or Kohut: two paradigms of group dynamics / Sigmund W.

Karterud. Start studying Psychology Reading Quizzes Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. It is difficult to evaluate the effectiveness of psychotherapy because: One strategy to evaluate the effectiveness of psychotherapy is to compare people who enter psychotherapy with a matched control group of.

At 3-years post-treatment, the patient’s mandated treatment order was terminated by court and he lived independently in the community and had not reoffended. Summary. Clearly more research is needed into the responsiveness to psychological treatment of patients with psychopathy /.

The therapist views his or er relationship with the patient as another reflection of the patient's mind. Limitations of Psychoanalysis & psychodynamic therapy - people with severe psychopathology or mental retardation do not typically benefit from psychotherapy.

Psychotherapy with adolescents is difficult for at least two reasons: 1) adolescents frequently do not trust the identified patient in therapy to change her or psychotherapy process. Psychotherapy with difficult patients: Personal narratives about managing countertransference.

Jennifer Davidtz, University of Massachusetts Amherst. Abstract. This project used a qualitative methodology to examine: (1) the types of patients that therapists experience as difficult, and their decisions regarding initiating psychotherapy with these patients; (2) the emergence and Cited by: 1.

Dealing with Difficult People When dealing with difficult people, our immediate urge is to jump to our own defense. Today, there are smarter moves to make when dealing with a tyrant. Not all patients are happy people, and sometimes they can truly test a nurse's compassion, patience, and communication skills.

If difficult patients aren't managed properly, it can be increasingly difficult to communicate with a patient's friend and family about the patient's actual care : Lynda Lampert. In this one-of-a-kind podcast on effective patient communication and managing difficult patients, Dr. Walter Himmel, Dr.

Jean-Pierre Champagne and RN Ann Shook take us through specific strategies, based on both the medical and non-medical literature, on how we can effectively manage these challenging patients. As a bonus, we address the. Expertise in psychotherapy involves much more than mastering particular ideas or techniques.

Treating patients inevitably stirs up reactions in the therapist, especially when the patients are challenging; the ability to retain one’s bearings in that situation is essential.

Diagnostic Dilemmas and Treatment Strategies With Narcissistic Patients. The authors provide a skillful integration of research and psychoanalytic theory while also addressing psychotherapeutic strategies that are less intensive but also useful—being cognizant of the fact that a majority of patients do not have access to psychoanalysis.

The increasing number of characterlogically difficult patients in psychiatric practices has produced a plethora of theoretical formulations, treatment strategies and techniques.

The major shifts in theoretical emphasis from drive theory to object relations theories and self-psychology has encouraged many psychiatrists to treat these patients in Author: Daniel Silver. Treating difficult or disruptive dialysis patients: practical strategies based on ethical principles Adnan Hashmi and Alvin H Moss* INTRODUCTION In recent years, the dialysis patient population has grown larger and more diverse.1 At the same time, dialysis units are facing a growing number of patients who disrupt the smooth functioning ofFile Size: KB.

Psychotherapy and the Treatment of Alcohol Dependence. Psychotherapy is used here to refer to verbal interactions between a therapist and a patient intended to alter the patient's emotions, maladaptive beliefs or behavior.

Psychotherapy, particularly of the psychoanalytic variety, has a tarnished reputation as a treatment for alcohol dependence. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. strategies appropriate to the treatment of loss and grief issues in diverse psychotherapy settings. It is based on contemporary understandings on the nature of personal and interpersonal loss and the ways in which people attempt to integrate loss and grief into their lives.

Rosser, R., Birch, S., Bond, H., et al () Five year follow-up of patients treated with in-patient psychotherapy at the Cassel Hospital for Nervous Diseases.

Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 80, – Cited by: The psychotherapy relationship makes substantial and consistent contributions to patient outcome independent of the specific type of psychological treatment.

The therapy relationship accounts for client improvement (or lack of improvement) as much as, and probably Cited by:. "A splendid book of great value for anyone involved in psychotherapy with patients suffering from one or another variety of personality disorder, as well as for anyone who is teaching or doing research in this field An outstandingly fine and valuable book.—Harold F.

Searles, M.D., Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease.2. The second principle in psychotherapy is that it works best when there is a good match between the patient and the therapist.

The therapist needs to have good rapport-building skills and should.