THE EVALUATION OF GROUP ANALYTIC PSYCHOTHERAPY
Papadakis, T., Open Psychotherapy Centre, Greece
The purpose of the present study, was to compare the results between the initial psychological assessment and the re-assessment of a sample of patients who have undergone group analytic treatment in the Open Psychotherapy Centre, which is a day care Centre. Each patient was assessed during the initial diagnostic period, before participating in a group analytic treatment and after completion of therapy in a group analytic group. The study focuses on the clinical profile of the MMPI and quantitative parameters of the Rorschach test. The results indicated a significant decrease of anxiety and desphoric emotions, improvement of social adaptation, functional defence mechanisms and strengthening of the ego.