Volume 24, Issue 3

Information Flows in Areas of Subjective Time: The study of a successful psychotherapeutic process

This report presents the process and outcome of a psychotherapy in a single-case study. This research describes the perception of subjective time in a process of successful psychotherapy. To do this, we proceeded to study process cognitively oriented psychotherapy, video-recorded and transcribed in all of their 18 meetings. Initially the encoding was performed with a qualitative analysis when six types of subjective times categories were identified, which were positive and negative, depending on psychological well-being. After that, two quantitative analysis were applied, the first consist in a content analysis allowed observed frequencies for the six categories, and secondly, cumulative frequency analysis which identified a differential pattern in the analyzed case.

case study, content analysis, effectiveness, time perception, psychotherapy, process research

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