A Comparative Study between Five Minds Mutual Restriction Therapy and Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (STDP)
오지상승요법과 단기역동 정신치료에 대한 비교 연구

Seon-Yeong Jeong, Jae-Yeong Kim, Myoung-Ui Cho, Young-Tak Kho
2016 Journal of Oriental Neuropsychiatry  
Objectives: The aim of this study was to develop a new Korean psychotherapeutic model in terms of emotion. Methods: We compared the five minds mutual restriction therapy with short-term dynamic psychotherapy (STDP). We summarized 4 similarities and 4 differences of these two models of psychotherapy. Results: 1. Short-term dynamic psychotherapy (STDP) needs active intervention of the therapist, with a restricted therapeutic focus and session. It blends with the present state of oriental
more » ... hiatric clinics, and is suitable for Korean medical psychiatrists to apply short-term dynamic psychotherapy (STDP) to their clinical settings. 2. Short-term dynamic psychotherapy (STDP) and five minds mutual restriction therapy are similar, in that they both mainly use the emotions, needing restricted therapeutic focus and sessions, and active intervention of the therapist. 3. Short-term dynamic psychotherapy (STDP) and five minds mutual restriction therapy are different in their methods of arousing therapeutic emotion, the necessity of the patient being unconscious, the standard of patient selection, and the importance of follow up. Conclusions: It is necessary to develop a new Korean psychotherapeutic model, which amalgamates the advantages of both methods of psychotherapy, and considers the present state of clinic. It is necessary that the Korean medical psychiatrists introspect themselves, since they are not merely therapists but also a role model for the patient.
doi:10.7231/jon.2016.27.2.057 fatcat:jx2mbvseovdyzgwpqg4x4ql4w4