Analysis of the Conversation: Psychotherapy of depressed adolescents with attempted suicide in a hospital context

Lautaro Barriga; Marco Villalta

Keywords: teenagers, exchanges, Adolescentes, Análisis de la Conversación, Change in psychotherapy, Intercambios, Cambio en Psicoterapia, Analysis of the Conversation

Abstract

Recent research in psychotherapy shows that the study of psychotherapeutic interaction by focusing attention on the conversation of interlocutors, provides signals to analyze the therapeutic change. The purpose of the present case study is to understand the movement of a Therapeutic Exchange Structure in the conversation of complete psychotherapeutic processes of depressed adolescents with attempted suicide in a hospital context, analyzing the use of the time of the exchanges in the sessions, which were segmented in start, development and closure. The results show that the exchanges are managed according to their usefulness in psychotherapy that their occupation is sensitive and adjusted to the work and therapeutic objectives that arise in the interaction. In addition, there would be exchanges that are functional at the beginning, development and closure of each session, and others that should be used with caution. The psychotherapist must know what, when and how to use the Structure of Therapeutic Exchanges.

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Título según WOS: Analysis of the Conversation: Psychotherapy of depressed adolescents with attempted suicide in a hospital context
Título según SCOPUS: Analysis of the conversation: Psychotherapy of depressed adolescents with attempted suicide in a hospital context [Análisis de la conversación: Psicoterapia de adolescentes depresivos con intento de suicidio en contexto hospitalario]
Título según SCIELO: Análisis de la Conversación: Psicoterapia de adolescentes depresivos con intento de suicidio en contexto hospitalario
Título de la Revista: Terapia psicológica
Volumen: 37
Número: 1
Editorial: Sociedad Chilena de Psicología Clínica
Fecha de publicación: 2019
Página de inicio: 39
Página final: 51
Idioma: Spanish
DOI:

10.4067/S0718-48082019000100039

Notas: ISI, SCIELO, SCOPUS