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Iatrogenic harm from psychological therapies – time to move on

  • Glenys D. Parry (a1), Mike J. Crawford (a2) and Conor Duggan (a3)

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The problem of adverse effects of psychotherapy has been recognised for decades, yet research on causes and prevention of harm has failed to progress. There is confusion between different definitions and a lack of systematic recording and reporting. A new framework for moving this field forward is proposed.

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Corresponding author

Glenys Parry, Centre for Psychological Services Research, University of Sheffield, School of Health and Related Research, Regent Court, 30 Regent Street, Sheffield S1 4DA, UK. Email: g.d.parry@sheffield.ac.uk

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See pp. 208–209 and 260–265, this issue.

Declaration of interest

G.P. was chief investigator of an NIMH-funded project that led to the development of the Supporting Safe Therapy information resource (www.supportingsafetherapy.org).

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Iatrogenic harm from psychological therapies – time to move on

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