Patientenziele in der Psychotherapie

Michalak J, Grosse Holtforth M, Berking M (2007)

Publication Language: German

Publication Type: Journal article, Review article

Publication year: 2007


Book Volume: 52

Pages Range: 6-15

Journal Issue: 1

DOI: 10.1007/s00278-006-0518-6


The present article gives an overview of current research on goals of psychotherapy clients. It mainly focuses on four aspects: (1) basic research on personal goals, (2) general life goals of clients and how they relate to psychopathology, (3) explicit treatment goals, (4) goal-centered psychotherapeutic interventions. The major aims of the article are to show how basic research has influenced clinical research and to illustrate the therapeutic implications of these findings. © 2006 Springer Medizin Verlag.

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Michalak, J., Grosse Holtforth, M., & Berking, M. (2007). Patientenziele in der Psychotherapie. Psychotherapeut, 52(1), 6-15.


Michalak, Johannes, Martin Grosse Holtforth, and Matthias Berking. "Patientenziele in der Psychotherapie." Psychotherapeut 52.1 (2007): 6-15.

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