W E Piper

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Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Psychotherapy of personality disorders
    W E Piper
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, 2255 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 2A1, Canada
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 3:59-63. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Group composition and group therapy for complicated grief
    William E Piper
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:116-25. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Expression of affect as a mediator of the relationship between quality of object relations and group therapy outcome for patients with complicated grief
    William E Piper
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:664-71. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Quality of object relations as a moderator of the relationship between pattern of alliance and outcome in short-term individual psychotherapy
    William E Piper
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Pers Assess 83:345-56. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Underutilization of short-term group therapy: enigmatic or understandable?
    William E Piper
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Psychother Res 18:127-38. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Implications of psychotherapy research for psychotherapy training
    William E Piper
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Can J Psychiatry 49:221-9. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Screening for complicated grief: when less may provide more
    William E Piper
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Can J Psychiatry 50:680-3. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Use of the social relations model by group therapists: application and commentary
    William E Piper
    Psychotherapy Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Int J Group Psychother 56:191-209. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of loss and complicated grief among psychiatric outpatients
    W E Piper
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 52:1069-74. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Level of alliance, pattern of alliance, and outcome in short-term group therapy
    William E Piper
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Int J Group Psychother 55:527-50. 2005

Detail Information

Publications47

  1. ncbi request reprint Psychotherapy of personality disorders
    W E Piper
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, 2255 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 2A1, Canada
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 3:59-63. 2001
    ..Research from the past 3 years is reviewed, with an eye toward what new contributions the studies have made to the psychotherapy literature. Implications of their findings are considered and recommendations for future research are made...
  2. ncbi request reprint Group composition and group therapy for complicated grief
    William E Piper
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:116-25. 2007
    ..The findings have direct clinical implications for composing short-term therapy groups for outpatients with complicated grief and possibly for other types of group therapies and patient problems...
  3. ncbi request reprint Expression of affect as a mediator of the relationship between quality of object relations and group therapy outcome for patients with complicated grief
    William E Piper
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:664-71. 2003
    ..Explanations for how this variable works as a mediating variable and why it facilitates favorable outcome were offered. Clinical implications are also considered...
  4. ncbi request reprint Quality of object relations as a moderator of the relationship between pattern of alliance and outcome in short-term individual psychotherapy
    William E Piper
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Pers Assess 83:345-56. 2004
    ..These findings in combination with evidence from previous studies suggest that QOR should be investigated as a moderator variable in future studies of short-term psychotherapy...
  5. doi request reprint Underutilization of short-term group therapy: enigmatic or understandable?
    William E Piper
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Psychother Res 18:127-38. 2008
    ..That has been the experience of the author after more than 35 years of conducting and studying group therapies...
  6. ncbi request reprint Implications of psychotherapy research for psychotherapy training
    William E Piper
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Can J Psychiatry 49:221-9. 2004
    ..As their training proceeds, research findings can be integrated with the development of their clinical skills in a broad range of psychotherapies...
  7. ncbi request reprint Screening for complicated grief: when less may provide more
    William E Piper
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Can J Psychiatry 50:680-3. 2005
    ..This study aimed to discover screening questions for initial assessments of psychiatric outpatients to identify which patients are likely experiencing complicated grief (CG)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Use of the social relations model by group therapists: application and commentary
    William E Piper
    Psychotherapy Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Int J Group Psychother 56:191-209. 2006
    ..Even experienced group therapy researchers are likely to find the SOREMO program challenging to use...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of loss and complicated grief among psychiatric outpatients
    W E Piper
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 52:1069-74. 2001
    ..This study examined the prevalence of significant loss through the death of another person as well as complicated grief among patients at two psychiatric outpatient clinics for one year...
  10. ncbi request reprint Level of alliance, pattern of alliance, and outcome in short-term group therapy
    William E Piper
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Int J Group Psychother 55:527-50. 2005
    ..For patients with relatively low initial alliance, the greater the decrease in alliance over sessions, the better the outcome. Explanations for the findings are considered as well as possible clinical implications...
  11. ncbi request reprint Ambivalence and other relationship predictors of grief in psychiatric outpatients
    W E Piper
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Nerv Ment Dis 189:781-7. 2001
    ..None of the predictors provided evidence of cross-validation in the case of depression. Explanations for the findings and clinical implications are considered...
  12. ncbi request reprint Interpretive and supportive forms of psychotherapy and patient personality variables
    W E Piper
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, Canada
    J Consult Clin Psychol 66:558-67. 1998
    ..A multivariate main effect indicated a direct relation between PM and outcome for both forms. The relevance of patient personality to outcome in different forms of therapy is addressed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Follow-up findings for interpretive and supportive forms of psychotherapy and patient personality variables
    W E Piper
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Consult Clin Psychol 67:267-73. 1999
    ..Thus, QOR continued to be an important predictor of outcome at 6 and 12 months, with some evidence for persistence of an interaction effect. In contrast, no follow-up effects were found for PM...
  14. doi request reprint Interpersonal predictors of outcome following short-term group therapy for complicated grief: a replication
    Anthony S Joyce
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
    Clin Psychol Psychother 17:122-35. 2010
    ..Only the patient's attachment insecurity emerged as a strong predictor of psychotherapy outcome, providing a replication of the key finding from the previous study. The clinical implications and limitations of the results are discussed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Changes in perceived social support after group therapy for complicated grief
    John S Ogrodniczuk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:524-30. 2003
    ..Possible explanations and implications of these findings are discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Different perspectives of the therapeutic alliance and therapist technique in 2 forms of dynamically oriented psychotherapy
    J S Ogrodniczuk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Can J Psychiatry 45:452-8. 2000
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  17. pmc Effect of patient gender on outcome in two forms of short-term individual psychotherapy
    J S Ogrodniczuk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Psychother Pract Res 10:69-78. 2001
    ..Female patients had better outcome in supportive therapy than in interpretive therapy. The findings suggest that patient gender may be differentially influential with different forms of short-term therapy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Patient personality and time-limited group psychotherapy for complicated grief
    W E Piper
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia
    Int J Group Psychother 51:525-52. 2001
    ..High-PM patients improved more in both therapies. For general symptoms, clinical significance favored interpretive therapy over supportive therapy. Clinical implications concerning patient-treatment matching are discussed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Treatment compliance in different types of group psychotherapy: exploring the effect of age
    John S Ogrodniczuk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:287-93. 2006
    ..Depending of the type of group therapy offered, younger patients may be at risk for poor treatment adherence. Difficulty forming positive relationships with other group members may contribute to this risk...
  20. ncbi request reprint Relationships among affect, work, and outcome in group therapy for patients with complicated grief
    William E Piper
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, 2255 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 2A1, Canada
    Am J Psychother 56:347-61. 2002
    ..The findings were consistent with a social-functional theory of the impact of affect on others during bereavement. Clinical implications of the findings are considered...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cohesion and outcome in short-term psychodynamic groups for complicated grief
    Dianne R Kipnes
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia
    Int J Group Psychother 52:483-509. 2002
    ..No significant relationships between cohesion and outcome were identified. Implications of the findings for the understanding of group cohesion are considered...
  22. ncbi request reprint Using DSM axis II information to predict outcome in short-term individual psychotherapy
    J S Ogrodniczuk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1W6, Canada
    J Pers Disord 15:110-22. 2001
    ..In an exploratory set of analyses, the study also found some evidence of differences in outcome for specific personality disorders...
  23. ncbi request reprint The negative effect of alexithymia on the outcome of group therapy for complicated grief: what role might the therapist play?
    John S Ogrodniczuk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Compr Psychiatry 46:206-13. 2005
    ..This suggests that therapist reactions to a patient represent a major mechanism through which alexithymia exerts its effect...
  24. ncbi request reprint Treatment compliance among patients with personality disorders receiving group psychotherapy: what are the roles of interpersonal distress and cohesion?
    John S Ogrodniczuk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, V6t 123, Canada
    Psychiatry 69:249-61. 2006
    ..Possible explanations and clinical implications of these findings are discussed...
  25. doi request reprint Predictors of premature termination of day treatment for personality disorder
    John S Ogrodniczuk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Psychother Psychosom 77:365-71. 2008
    ..Efforts to improve compliance should begin by recognising risk factors for premature termination. This prospective study identified predictors of premature termination from a day treatment program for personality disorder...
  26. doi request reprint Interpersonal problems associated with narcissism among psychiatric outpatients
    John S Ogrodniczuk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Suite 420 5950 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3, Canada
    J Psychiatr Res 43:837-42. 2009
    ..The results underscore the interpersonal impairment associated with narcissism and support the notion of narcissistic personality disorder as a valid diagnostic category...
  27. doi request reprint Development of the Readiness for Psychotherapy Index
    John S Ogrodniczuk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Nerv Ment Dis 197:427-33. 2009
    ..70). We found evidence for the convergent and discriminant validity of the RPI. The findings suggest that the RPI may be a useful tool that can be used to assist with the selection of patients for psychotherapy...
  28. doi request reprint Integrated group therapy for a heterogeneous outpatient sample
    John S Ogrodniczuk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z3, Canada
    J Nerv Ment Dis 197:862-4. 2009
    ..Patients who believe that their health is largely affected by chance are less likely to benefit from treatment. Clinical services with limited resources should consider offering an inclusive, comprehensive group therapy program...
  29. doi request reprint A survey of Canadian group psychotherapy association members' perceptions of psychotherapy research
    John S Ogrodniczuk
    Department of Psychiatry at the University of British Columbia, BC, Canada
    Int J Group Psychother 60:159-76. 2010
    ..The survey findings call for improved communication and collaboration between researchers and clinicians in order to achieve a more meaningful integration of science and practice in the group therapy field...
  30. ncbi request reprint Strategies for reducing patient-initiated premature termination of psychotherapy
    John S Ogrodniczuk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1W6, Canada
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 13:57-70. 2005
    ..Research supports some of the strategies for reducing premature termination. However, methodologically sound studies of prevention strategies remain few in number...
  31. ncbi request reprint Residual symptoms in depressed patients who successfully respond to short-term psychotherapy
    John S Ogrodniczuk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, 2250 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1W6, Canada
    J Affect Disord 82:469-73. 2004
    ..The purpose of the present study was to assess residual symptoms of depression among psychiatric outpatients who successfully responded to psychotherapy and determine their association with other important clinical outcomes...
  32. ncbi request reprint Interpersonal predictors of group therapy outcome for complicated grief
    John S Ogrodniczuk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia
    Int J Group Psychother 52:511-35. 2002
    ..The results suggest that each aspect of interpersonal functioning is important to consider when treating patients for complicated grief...
  33. ncbi request reprint Preventing postnatal depression: a review of research findings
    John S Ogrodniczuk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1W6, Canada
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 11:291-307. 2003
    ..The findings of this review indicate that despite the relatively brief history of work in this area, progress is being made in identifying possible prevention interventions...
  34. doi request reprint Alexithymia and therapist reactions to the patient: expression of positive emotion as a mediator
    John S Ogrodniczuk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Psychiatry 71:257-65. 2008
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Social support as a predictor of response to group therapy for complicated grief
    John S Ogrodniczuk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, 2250 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1W6, Canada
    Psychiatry 65:346-57. 2002
    ..The findings also suggest that the effect of perceived social support may also depend on the source of the support. Possible explanations and clinical implications of these findings are discussed...
  36. ncbi request reprint Differentiating symptoms of complicated grief and depression among psychiatric outpatients
    John S Ogrodniczuk
    Department of Psychiatry, 2250 Webrook Mall, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1W6
    Can J Psychiatry 48:87-93. 2003
    ..This study examined whether dimensions of complicated grief (CG) could be distinguished from dimensions of depression and whether these dimensions were differentially affected by group psychotherapy for CG...
  37. ncbi request reprint Use of transference interpretations in dynamically oriented individual psychotherapy for patients with personality disorders
    J S Ogrodniczuk
    University of British Columbia, Department of Psychiatry, Vancouver, Canada
    J Pers Disord 13:297-311. 1999
    ..However, without further research to guide clinical decision making, clinicians will be left with a confusing array of recommendations and only their intuition...
  38. ncbi request reprint Relationships among psychological mindedness, alexithymia and outcome in four forms of short-term psychotherapy
    Mary McCallum
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Psychol Psychother 76:133-44. 2003
    ..There was an additive relationship between PM and alexithymia in predicting outcome. Implications of these results are discussed...
  39. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic alliance and cohesion variables as predictors of outcome in short-term group psychotherapy
    Anthony S Joyce
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Group Psychother 57:269-96. 2007
    ..Implications of the findings for research and clinical practice, and the limitations of the measurement approach taken in this study, are considered...
  40. ncbi request reprint The alliance as mediator of expectancy effects in short-term individual therapy
    Anthony S Joyce
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:672-9. 2003
    ..Clinical implications and limitations of the study are discussed...
  41. ncbi request reprint Day treatment for personality disorders: a review of research findings
    J S Ogrodniczuk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, 2250 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1W6, Canada
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 9:105-17. 2001
    ..Implications of these findings for clinical practice are considered. Limitations in our current approach to research in this area are highlighted, and recommendations for future study are provided...
  42. pmc Measuring therapist technique in psychodynamic psychotherapies. Development and use of a new scale
    J S Ogrodniczuk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Psychother Pract Res 8:142-54. 1999
    ..The findings suggest that the ISTS is a potentially useful tool for measuring interventions for different forms of dynamically oriented psychotherapy...
  43. ncbi request reprint NEO-five factor personality traits as predictors of response to two forms of group psychotherapy
    John S Ogrodniczuk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia
    Int J Group Psychother 53:417-42. 2003
    ..The results highlight the importance of assessing patient personality in order to predict response to short-term group therapy. Possible explanations and clinical implications of these findings are discussed...
  44. ncbi request reprint Alexithymia as a predictor of residual symptoms in depressed patients who respond to short-term psychotherapy
    John S Ogrodniczuk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, 2250 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1W6 Canada
    Am J Psychother 58:150-61. 2004
    ..The findings suggest that difficulty identifying feelings may constrain one's ability to effectively utilize psychotherapy, thereby contributing to the persistence of residual symptoms...
  45. ncbi request reprint A test of the phase model of psychotherapy change
    Anthony S Joyce
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, 8440 112 Street, Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7
    Can J Psychiatry 47:759-66. 2002
    ..A comparative trial of 2 forms (interpretive and supportive) of short-term, time-limited individual (STI) therapy provided data that were used to test the propositions of the Howard and others phase model of psychotherapy change...
  46. ncbi request reprint The psychodynamic psychiatry service of the University of Alberta Hospital: a thirty year history
    Paul Ian Steinberg
    Psychodynamic Psychiatry Service and Clinical Coordinator, Day Treatment Program, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Canada
    Int J Group Psychother 54:521-38. 2004
    ..We conclude with factors contributing to its survival and productivity and with thoughts about the future...
  47. ncbi request reprint Recognizing complicated grief in clinical practice
    John S Ogrodniczuk
    Can J Psychiatry 48:713. 2003