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Habib Davanloo was a proponent of brief therapy and developed Intensive short-term dynamic psychotherapy(IS-TDP).

He was Professor of Psychiatry at McGill University and was founding editor of the International Journal of Intensive Short-term Dynamic Psychotherapy

See alsoEdit



  • H. Davanloo (1980) "Basic principles and technique in Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy", Spectrum, NY, 1978 H. Davanloo: Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy, J. Aronson, NY,
  • H. Davanloo(1990) "Unlocking the Unconscious; Selected papers of Habib Davanloo", MD, Wiley Sons, Chichester, England,
  • H. Davanloo(2001). "Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy: Selected papers of Habib Davanloo", John Wiley and Sons, Chichester, England. ISBN 0471497045

Book ChaptersEdit

  • H. Davanloo (1984) "Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy",

In: Kaplan H., and Sadock B. (eds), "Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry", 4th edn., Chapter 29.11, Baltimore, MD, Williams & Wilkins,

  • H. Davanloo (2005). "Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy" In: Kaplan H., and Sadock B. (eds), Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry, 8th ed, Vol 2, Chapter 30.9, 2628-2652, Lippincot Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia,


  • H. Davanloo (1995). "Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy: Spectrum of Psychoneurotic Disorders",

International Journal of Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy, Vol. 10, 3-4, 121-155,

  • H. Davanloo(1996) "Management of Tactical Defenses in Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy, Part II: Spectrum of Tactical Defenses",

in: International Journal of Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy, Vol. 11, 3, 153-199,

  • H. Davanloo(2001) "Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy: Extended Major Direct Access to the Unconscious", European Psychotherapy, Vol. 2, 1, 25-70, Cip-Medien, Muenchen

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