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Patient experiences of basic body awareness therapy and the relationship with the physiotherapist.

Lundvik Gyllensten, Amanda LU ; Hansson, Lars LU and Ekdahl, Charlotte LU (2003) In Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies 7(3). p.173-183
Abstract
Background and Purpose: To explore the experiences of patients undergoing basic body awareness therapy in psychiatric physiotherapy. In addition, the therapeutic relationship and the concept of the working alliance were examined. Subjects: Two groups of patients participated: patients with schizophrenia (n=6) and general psychiatric outpatients (n=5). Method: A qualitative technique, video taping and interviewing the patients during treatment was used. Results: The most common experience from the treatment was ‘balance and posture’. Other experiences were ‘body movement control’ and ‘awareness and handling of body signals’. Themes central to establishing a good working alliance were identified. Discussion and Conclusions: The impact of... (More)
Background and Purpose: To explore the experiences of patients undergoing basic body awareness therapy in psychiatric physiotherapy. In addition, the therapeutic relationship and the concept of the working alliance were examined. Subjects: Two groups of patients participated: patients with schizophrenia (n=6) and general psychiatric outpatients (n=5). Method: A qualitative technique, video taping and interviewing the patients during treatment was used. Results: The most common experience from the treatment was ‘balance and posture’. Other experiences were ‘body movement control’ and ‘awareness and handling of body signals’. Themes central to establishing a good working alliance were identified. Discussion and Conclusions: The impact of balance and posture was discussed and some new hypotheses were generated. (Less)
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  abstract     = {Background and Purpose: To explore the experiences of patients undergoing basic body awareness therapy in psychiatric physiotherapy. In addition, the therapeutic relationship and the concept of the working alliance were examined. Subjects: Two groups of patients participated: patients with schizophrenia (n=6) and general psychiatric outpatients (n=5). Method: A qualitative technique, video taping and interviewing the patients during treatment was used. Results: The most common experience from the treatment was ‘balance and posture’. Other experiences were ‘body movement control’ and ‘awareness and handling of body signals’. Themes central to establishing a good working alliance were identified. Discussion and Conclusions: The impact of balance and posture was discussed and some new hypotheses were generated.},
  author       = {Lundvik Gyllensten, Amanda and Hansson, Lars and Ekdahl, Charlotte},
  issn         = {1360-8592},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {3},
  pages        = {173--183},
  publisher    = {Elsevier},
  series       = {Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies},
  title        = {Patient experiences of basic body awareness therapy and the relationship with the physiotherapist.},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/},
  volume       = {7},
  year         = {2003},
}