publication . Article . Other literature type . 2008

Informed Consent and Psychotherapy : An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis of Therapists’ Views.

Goddard, Angela; Murray, Craig; Simpson, Jane;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2008 Journal: Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, volume 81, pages 177-191 (issn: 1476-0835, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Objectives: To examine the issue of informed consent and how this is translated into clinical psychotherapy practice. Design: A qualitative approach was taken in which interviews were used to produce data. Methods: Nine clinical psychologists with specialist psychodynamic training took part in the research. Participants were interviewed using a semi-structured interview schedule. The interviews were transcribed and the data were analysed using Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis. Results: The tensions between balancing the requirements of informed consent with psychodynamic practice were explored and the notion of whether clients can truly be ‘informed’ pri...
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free text keywords: Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous), Developmental and Educational Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry and Mental health, Psychodynamics, Qualitative research, Interpretative phenomenological analysis, Informed consent, Professional practice, Psychodynamic psychotherapy, Cognitive therapy, medicine.medical_treatment, medicine, Psychotherapist, Social psychology, Psychology
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2008

Informed Consent and Psychotherapy : An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis of Therapists’ Views.

Goddard, Angela; Murray, Craig; Simpson, Jane;