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Construing the construction processses of serial killers and violent offenders 2 : the limits of credulity
This article presents a categorization of pathways to violence and homicide, including serial killing, in terms of personal construct theory. Violent offenders' reactions to their offences are considered in relation to the ...
The effectiveness of personal construct psychotherapy in clinical practice : a systematic review and meta-analysis
This study updates a systematic review of the effectiveness of personal construct psychotherapy and refines a previous meta-analysis by focusing on studies conducted in clinical settings. Twenty-seven studies satisfied the ...
Personal Construct Therapy
The elaboration of personal construct psychology
More than half a century has passed since the publication of George Kelly's (1955/1991) The Psychology of Personal Constructs. This review considers the elaboration of personal construct psychology (PCP) during this time, ...
Constructivist and humanistic therapies
(John Wiley & Sons, 2007)
A controlled trial of personal construct psychotherapy for deliberate self-harm
Evidence for the effectiveness of psychological therapies for people who self-harm is limited. Personal construct theory provides a model of self-harm and a framework for therapeutic intervention, which was evaluated in ...
Improving access or denying choice?
This paper addresses the ‘Improving Access to Psychological Therapies’ programme and the reports on which it is based. It is suggested that the evidence base favouring particular psychological therapies is not as clear as ...