Group psychotherapy in women with a history of sexual abuse: What did they find helpful?

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Question Description

You will select one of the following articles on group therapy to evaluate for this week’s Assignment.

Himelhoch, S., Medoff, D., & Oyeniyi, G. (2007). Efficacy of group psychotherapy to reduce depressive symptoms among HIV-infected individuals: A systematic review and meta-analysis. AIDS Patient Care & Stds, 21(10), 732–739. doi:10.1089/apc.2007.0012

Note: Retrieved from Walden Library databases.

Pessagno, R. A., & Hunker, D. (2013). Using short-term group psychotherapy as an evidence-based intervention for first-time mothers at risk for postpartum depression. Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, 49(3), 202–209. doi:10.1111/j.1744-6163.2012.00350.x

Note: Retrieved from Walden Library databases.

Sayın, A., Candansayar, S., & Welkin, L. (2013). Group psychotherapy in women with a history of sexual abuse: What did they find helpful? Journal of Clinical Nursing, 22(23/24), 3249–3258. doi:10.1111/jocn.12168

Note: Retrieved from Walden Library databases.

The Assignment

In a 5- to 10-slide PowerPoint presentation, address the following:

  • Provide an overview of the article you selected, including answers to the following questions:
    • What type of group was discussed?
    • Who were the participants in the group? Why were they selected?
    • What was the setting of the group?
    • How often did the group meet?
    • What was the duration of the group therapy?
    • What curative factors might be important for this group and why?
    • What “exclusion criteria” did the authors mention?
  • Explain the findings/outcomes of the study in the article. Include whether this will translate into practice with your own client groups. If so, how? If not, why?
  • Explain whether the limitations of the study might impact your ability to use the findings/outcomes presented in the article.

Note: The presentation should be 5–10 slides, not including the title and reference slides. Include presenter notes (no more than a half page per slide) and use tables and/or diagrams where appropriate. Be sure to support your work with specific citations from the article you selected. Support your presentation with evidence-based lit

Tutor Answer

School: Carnegie Mellon University

Hey buddy; attached is the power point; if you need any clarification; kindly let me know.All the best. Looking forward to our next assignment.

The group psychotherapy PowerPoint presentation

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Overview of the article

The article by Sayin, Candansayar & Welkin highlights
something to do with women’s sexual abuse which has
become a global concern.
❖ The article holds that different psychiatric, as well as
psychological sequelae, are caused by women’s sexual
❖ The article aims at defining the implication of group
psychotherapy among females with the sexual abuse
history and the outcome rates of treatment.
❖ The prospective cohort study is the design that has
been used by authors to address the issues of sexual
abuse among women.

Group discussed and selected participants

In this article, the psychotherapy group was discussed.
The participants in this group included 47 women.

They were selected because of a good history of sexual
abuse during their childhood and adulthood.


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