Positive Psychotherapy: Small Effectiveness

Small effectiveness: 0.37

What is Positive Psychotherapy?

Main principles: hope, balance, and consultation: expressing desire and problems, takingkyle-johnson-383916-unsplash inventory of the past 5-10 years, the ability to use past successes in a conflict, ability to express current conflicts and problems, and increasing goals such as the therapist saying, “Which goals do you have for the next 5 years?”

 

Evidence:

0.42 small to moderate effect: reduced psychosis symptoms (Schrank, Brownell, Jakaite, Larkin, Pesola, Riches, & … Slade, 2016)

0.38 small effect: reduced depression symptoms (Schrank, Brownell, Jakaite, Larkin, Pesola, Riches, & … Slade, 2016)

0.30 small effect: improved well-being (Schrank, Brownell, Jakaite, Larkin, Pesola, Riches, & … Slade, 2016)

 


 

Schrank, B., Brownell, T., Jakaite, Z., Larkin, C., Pesola, F., Riches, S., & … Slade, M. (2016). Evaluation of a positive psychotherapy group intervention for people with psychosis: Pilot randomised controlled trial. Epidemiology And Psychiatric Sciences, 25(3), 235-246. doi:10.1017/S2045796015000141

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