Allan Anthony Abbass

Summary

Affiliation: Dalhousie University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Intensive Short-term Dynamic Psychotherapy in a private psychiatric office: clinical and cost effectiveness
    Allan Abbass
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, 9215 5909 Veterans Memorial Lane, Halifax, NS, B3H 2E2
    Am J Psychother 56:225-32. 2002
  2. ncbi Somatization: Diagnosing it sooner through emotion-focused interviewing
    Allan Abbass
    Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Center for Emotions and Health, 8th Floor, Abbie J Lane Memorial Building, Halifax, NS B3H 2E2 Canada
    J Fam Pract 54:231-9, 243. 2005
  3. doi The efficacy of short-term psychodynamic psychotherapy for depressive disorders with comorbid personality disorder
    Allan Abbass
    Centre for Emotions and Health at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Psychiatry 74:58-71. 2011
  4. doi Psychodynamic psychotherapy for children and adolescents: a meta-analysis of short-term psychodynamic models
    Allan A Abbass
    Department of PsychiatryDalhousie University, Halifac, NS, Canada
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 52:863-75. 2013
  5. doi Web-conference supervision for advanced psychotherapy training: a practical guide
    Allan Abbass
    Centre for Emotions and Health, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Psychotherapy (Chic) 48:109-18. 2011
  6. ncbi Intensive short-term dynamic psychotherapy to reduce rates of emergency department return visits for patients with medically unexplained symptoms: preliminary evidence from a pre-post intervention study
    Allan Abbass
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    CJEM 11:529-34. 2009
  7. doi Short-term psychodynamic psychotherapy for somatic disorders. Systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical trials
    Allan Abbass
    Department of Psychiatry, Centre for Emotions and Health, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Psychother Psychosom 78:265-74. 2009
  8. doi Direct diagnosis and management of emotional factors in chronic headache patients
    A Abbass
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Cephalalgia 28:1305-14. 2008
  9. doi Intensive short-term dynamic psychotherapy for DSM-IV personality disorders: a randomized controlled trial
    Allan Abbass
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:211-6. 2008
  10. ncbi Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy of treatment-resistant depression: a pilot study
    Allan Anthony Abbass
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Depress Anxiety 23:449-52. 2006

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi Intensive Short-term Dynamic Psychotherapy in a private psychiatric office: clinical and cost effectiveness
    Allan Abbass
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, 9215 5909 Veterans Memorial Lane, Halifax, NS, B3H 2E2
    Am J Psychother 56:225-32. 2002
    ..To assess the cost and clinical effectiveness of psychiatrist-provided Intensive Short-term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) of patients referred to a private office...
  2. ncbi Somatization: Diagnosing it sooner through emotion-focused interviewing
    Allan Abbass
    Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Center for Emotions and Health, 8th Floor, Abbie J Lane Memorial Building, Halifax, NS B3H 2E2 Canada
    J Fam Pract 54:231-9, 243. 2005
  3. doi The efficacy of short-term psychodynamic psychotherapy for depressive disorders with comorbid personality disorder
    Allan Abbass
    Centre for Emotions and Health at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Psychiatry 74:58-71. 2011
    ..Within the limits of this study, these findings suggest that STPP warrants consideration as a first line treatment for combined personality disorder and depression. Future research directions are proposed...
  4. doi Psychodynamic psychotherapy for children and adolescents: a meta-analysis of short-term psychodynamic models
    Allan A Abbass
    Department of PsychiatryDalhousie University, Halifac, NS, Canada
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 52:863-75. 2013
    ..To our knowledge, there have been no meta-analyses to evaluate the effectiveness of these therapies...
  5. doi Web-conference supervision for advanced psychotherapy training: a practical guide
    Allan Abbass
    Centre for Emotions and Health, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Psychotherapy (Chic) 48:109-18. 2011
    ..In this article, we describe the relevant literature on this type of learning method, the practical points in its utilization, its limitations, and its benefits...
  6. ncbi Intensive short-term dynamic psychotherapy to reduce rates of emergency department return visits for patients with medically unexplained symptoms: preliminary evidence from a pre-post intervention study
    Allan Abbass
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    CJEM 11:529-34. 2009
    ..Intensive short-term dynamic psychotherapy (ISTDP) has been used to diagnose and manage somatization. We examined the effectiveness of this procedure for ED patients with MUS...
  7. doi Short-term psychodynamic psychotherapy for somatic disorders. Systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical trials
    Allan Abbass
    Department of Psychiatry, Centre for Emotions and Health, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Psychother Psychosom 78:265-74. 2009
    ..Individually provided short-term psychodynamic psychotherapies (STPP) have shown promising results. However, the effectiveness of STPP for somatic symptom disorders has not been reviewed...
  8. doi Direct diagnosis and management of emotional factors in chronic headache patients
    A Abbass
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Cephalalgia 28:1305-14. 2008
    ....
  9. doi Intensive short-term dynamic psychotherapy for DSM-IV personality disorders: a randomized controlled trial
    Allan Abbass
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:211-6. 2008
    ..This preliminary study of ISTDP suggests it is efficacious and cost-effective in the treatment of PD. Limitations of this study and suggestions for future research are discussed...
  10. ncbi Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy of treatment-resistant depression: a pilot study
    Allan Anthony Abbass
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Depress Anxiety 23:449-52. 2006
    ..A randomized, controlled trial and qualitative research are warranted to evaluate this treatment further and to examine its possible therapeutic elements...
  11. ncbi Small-group videotape training for psychotherapy skills development
    Allan Abbass
    Dalhousie University Department of Psychiatry, 5909 Veteran s Memorial Lane, Halifax, NS, Canada, B3H 2E2
    Acad Psychiatry 28:151-5. 2004
    ..Though it has met with some controversy, many will argue that videotape review is essential for self-directed learning and accurate psychotherapy supervision...