Small effectiveness: 0.24
What is Brief Psychotherapy?
- Focuses on a specific problem and direct intervention.
- Less concerned with how a problem arose than with the current factors sustaining it and preventing change.
0.24 small effect: 6-8 sessions reduced depressive symptoms (Nieuwsma, Trivedi, McDuffie, Kronish, Benjamin, & Williams, 2012)
Nieuwsma, J. A., Trivedi, R. B., McDuffie, J., Kronish, I., Benjamin, D., & Williams, J. J. (2012). Brief psychotherapy for depression: A systematic review and meta-analysis. International Journal Of Psychiatry In Medicine, 43(2), 129-151. doi:10.2190/PM.43.2.c