Criteria for Selection for STAPP

  • Peter E. Sifneos
Part of the Topics in General Psychiatry book series (TGPS)


A prerequisite for any kind of psychotherapy of short duration has to do with the discovery of the various common personality characteristics which are shared by those patients who are good candidates to receive it. Thus the specification of selection criteria for appropriate candidates becomes one of the first tasks of the psychiatric evaluation.


Selection Criterion Meaningful Relationship Soccer Ball Personality Organization Emotional Conflict 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter E. Sifneos
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  1. 1.Harvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

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