Psychotherapeutic interventions and processes of change

/Psychotherapeutic interventions and processes of change
Psychotherapeutic interventions and processes of change 2019-09-23T17:34:36+00:00

This line of research focuses on the analysis of change processes and the effectiveness of psychological interventions. Two of these studies involve multinational process-result studies.

Topics for specific studies in this line:

1.- Impact of operationalized psychodynamic diagnosis (OPD) on the indication, effectiveness and process of change in psychotherapies for depression.

a.- Distinctions in the diagnosis and prognosis of depression in psychotherapy: relational patterns, internal conflict and vulnerabilities of psychic functioning, their relationship with psychotherapeutic process variables.
Study director: Paula Dagnino / padagnin@uc.cl
See description of the study HERE

b.- Evaluation of the impact of the application of the Operationalised Psychodynamic Diagnostic System OPD-2 on psychotherapeutic results in patients with depression.
Study Director: Carla Crempien / cecrempi@uc.cl
See description of the study HERE

2.- Impact of meditation and mindfulness on depressive symptoms, psychological well-being, psychophysiological correlates and personality.

a.- Pilot study on mindfulness and personality training: articulating first and third person in the study of mind-body processes.
Director of the study: Sebastián Medeiros / sebastianmedeiros@gmail.com
See description of the study HERE

3.- Mechanisms of change involved in the effectiveness in different age groups of psychotherapies in Depression and personality disorders with approaches such as Adolescent Identity Therapy (AIT, multinational study), computerized cognitive-behavioral therapy for adolescents, Psychodynamic Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy and Group Therapy for older adults.

a.- Evaluation of the effectiveness of the Treatment of Identity for Adolescents (AIT): Evaluation of the process and psychotherapeutic result in adolescents diagnosed with diffusion of identity.
Study Director: Nelson Valdés/ nlvaldes@uc.cl
See description of the study HERE

b.- Types of depression, therapeutic alliance and its relationship with abandonment and psychotherapeutic results.
Study director: Paula Dagnino / padagnin@uc.cl
See description of the study HERE

c.- Relationship between personality, emotional regulation in ruptures and resolutions of the alliance and therapeutic results in patients with depression.
Study director: Carola Altimir / caltimir.colao@gmail.com

4.- Effectiveness of the application of mental e-health devices (E-mental Health) to reduce depressive symptoms in adolescents.

 a.- Effectiveness of a computer-supported cognitive-behavioral therapy for adolescents with depression in primary health care in Santiago, Chile.
Director of the study: Vania Martínez / vmartinezn@med.uchile.cl
See description of the study HERE

5.- Physiological and neurological correlations and effects of psychotherapeutic change processes, considering different personality types and structures, regulation processes and mentalization.

a.- Physiological and neurological correlations; and effects of the processes of psychotherapeutic change.
Study Director: Eugenio Rodríguez / erodrigb@uc.cl

b.- Mentalization and Change in Psychotherapy of Patients with Personality Disorders.
Director of the study: Claudio Martínez / claudio.martinez@mail.udp.cl
See description of the study HERE

c.- Regulation Strategies Speech-Voice in the Psychotherapeutic Interaction in Long Duration Psychotherapies.
Study director: Alemka Tomicic / alemka.tomicic@udp.cl
See description of the study HERE

6.- Interaction of personality styles and depressive symptoms in the shaping of the subjective experience of adolescents, adults and older adults on psychotherapeutic success or failure.

a.- Follow-up of psychotherapies: The perspective of the participants.
Study director: Mariane Krause /mkrause@uc.cl
See description of the study HERE