Therapists' Narratives of Therapeutic Relationships in the Treatment of Drug-Dependent Patients
2013 (English)In: Substance Use & Misuse, ISSN 1082-6084, E-ISSN 1532-2491, Vol. 48, no 13, 1416-1433 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
The article explores and analyzes therapists' narratives, using selected stories, and their strategies for achieving a positive therapeutic relationship and a therapeutic alliance with their patients as a critical dimension to enable effective treatment with patients manifesting dependency problems. Although the therapists are applying different treatment and dependency theories and methods they all emphasize the importance of the therapeutic alliance in order to be successful in the treatment process.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Informa Healthcare, 2013. Vol. 48, no 13, 1416-1433 p.
Therapeutic relationship, therapeutic alliance, narrative, dependency, treatment, the actor-spectator paradox
Substance Abuse Psychology Psychiatry
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-96147DOI: 10.3109/10826084.2013.815017ISI: 000325360400013OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-96147DiVA: diva2:663595