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Il programma inglese - Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT)
Autori/Curatori: David M. Clark 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2017 Fascicolo: 4  Lingua: Italiano 
Numero pagine:  22 P. 529-550 Dimensione file:  93 KB
DOI:  10.3280/PU2017-004002
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Sono ormai disponibili chiare prove empiriche della efficacia di varie psicoterapie per i disturbi mentali, però solo una minima parte di pazienti ne usufruisce. Il programma inglese Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) cerca di migliorare l’accesso alla psicoterapia fornendo a più di 10.500 nuovi terapeuti una formazione in trattamenti supportati empiricamente e utilizzandoli sul territorio per la terapia della depressione e dei disturbi d’ansia. Lo IAPT tratta più di 560.000 pazienti all’anno, raccoglie i dati sui risultati nel 98.5% dei casi e li rende pubblicamente disponibili. Circa la metà dei pazienti trattati nel programma IAPT guarisce, e due terzi mostra benefici tangibili. Vengono presentati gli aspetti clinici ed economici del programma IAPT, le modalità di formazione degli operatori, del servizio offerto al pubblico e della implementazione del programma, e i risultati ottenuti aggiornati al luglio 2017. Si accenna anche ai limiti e alle direzioni future.

Keywords: Terapie psicologiche; Disseminazione della psicoterapia; Depressione; Disturbi d’ansia; Monitoraggio dei risultati

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