Publication type: Article in scientific journal
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Title: Developing a manual for identifying interventions in psychotherapy to measure treatment adherence in research
Authors: Schulthess, Peter
Crameri, Aureliano
Koemeda-Lutz, Margit
Tschuschke, Volker
von Wyl, Agnes
et. al: No
Published in: British Gestalt Journal
Volume(Issue): 30
Page(s): 19
Pages to: 30
Issue Date: 2021
Publisher / Ed. Institution: The Gestalt Psychotherapy Training Institute
ISSN: 0961-771X
Language: English
Subjects: Psychotherapy research; Specific and non-specific intervention; Gestalt therapy; Naturalistic design; Treatment adherence; Manual of therapeutic intervention
Subject (DDC): 616.89: Mental disorders, clinical psychology and psychiatry
Abstract: This article describes the process of developing a manual of therapeutic interventions of ten different modalities. With this manual, independent raters can identify the therapeutic interventions occurring in a therapy session. In research, this is called the control of treatment adherence. The article also presents some results shown by using this manual. A surprising finding was that treatment fidelity was rather low in all treatment modalities. Therapists in all modalities were identified as using between 4.7% and 32.5% of interventions specific to their school of psychotherapy. Nonspecific interventions ranged between 51.4% and 73.2% of all interventions identified.
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): Licence according to publishing contract
Departement: Applied Psychology
Organisational Unit: Psychological Institute (PI)
Published as part of the ZHAW project: Praxisstudie ambulante Psychotherapie Schweiz (PAP-S)
Appears in collections:Publikationen Angewandte Psychologie

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