Chapter 4. Assessment and Formulation

  1. Alessandra Lemma

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713426.ch4

Introduction to the Practice of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Introduction to the Practice of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

How to Cite

Lemma, A. (2003) Assessment and Formulation, in Introduction to the Practice of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470713426.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470844588

Online ISBN: 9780470713426

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Keywords:

  • psychotherapy;
  • behavioural psychology;
  • narcissistic personality;
  • psychoanalytic practitioners;
  • randomised controlled effectiveness trials

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Assessment in the age of Evidene-Based Practice

  • The Aims of Assessment

  • Introductions: Setting the Boundaries for the Assessment

  • History Taking verus History Making

  • Suitability Criteria and Contraindications for Psychoanalytic Therapy

  • What Should an Assessment cover?

  • The Trial Interpretation

  • Concluding Assessments

  • Setting the Contrat

  • Psychodynamic Formulation

  • Further Reading