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Effectiveness of Group Psychotherapy for Adult Outpatients Traumatized by Abuse, Neglect, and/or Pregnancy Loss: A Multiple-Site, Pre-Post-Follow-Up, Naturalistic Study.
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PMID:  22468575     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract The New Experience for Survivors of Trauma (NEST) is a group psychotherapy intervention for clients traumatized by consequences of abuse, neglect, and pregnancy loss. This multiple site study is the first investigation of its effectiveness. Ninety outpatients from a naturalistic setting completed the Symptom Checklist and the Sense of Coherence questionnaire at baseline, end of treatment, and one-year follow-up. Effectiveness was tested with statistical significance, effect size, and clinical significance. Clients from the total sample as well as from the abortion subsample showed improvement at the end of treatment and at follow-up. Lack of a control group is balanced to some extent by the high ecological validity. The findings suggest that the NEST treatment may be beneficial for traumatized clients and call for further research.
Witold Simon; Piotr Sliwka
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of group psychotherapy     Volume:  62     ISSN:  1943-2836     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Group Psychother     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-04-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0374720     Medline TA:  Int J Group Psychother     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  283-308     Citation Subset:  IM    
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