Customer Service | Help | FAQ | PEP-Easy | Report a Data Error | About
Tip: To keep track of most popular articles…

PEP-Web Tip of the Day

You can always keep track of the Most Popular Journal Articles on PEP Web by checking the PEP tab found on the homepage.

For the complete list of tips, see PEP-Web Tips on the PEP-Web support page.

Fonagy, P. Higgitt, A. (1989). Evaluating the Performance of Departments of Psychotherapy. Psychoanal. Psychother., 4(2):121-153.

(1989). Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, 4(2):121-153

Evaluating the Performance of Departments of Psychotherapy

Peter Fonagy, Ph.D., DIPPSYCH and Anna Higgitt, BSC, M.B., B.S., MRCPSYCH, M.D.

Conceptual and practical issues which surround attempts at assessing the efficiency of psychotherapy departments are surveyed and the advantages and disadvantages associated with performance indicators reviewed. The issues of assessing efficiency in general and the selection of appropriate indicators at both national and local levels are discussed. It is concluded that it is possible to find indicators which reflect the value of a psychotherapeutic service to the community within which it is based, and that the identification of a generally agreed set of such parameters is a matter of priority.

[This is a summary or excerpt from the full text of the book or article. The full text of the document is available to subscribers.]

Copyright © 2019, Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing, ISSN 2472-6982 Customer Service | Help | FAQ | Download PEP Bibliography | Report a Data Error | About

WARNING! This text is printed for personal use. It is copyright to the journal in which it originally appeared. It is illegal to redistribute it in any form.