International Medical Journal, Vol. 15., Iss. 1, 2009, P. 7−11.
UKRAINIAN SCHOOL OF PSYCHOTHERAPY: HISTORY, DEVELOPMENT, PROSPECTS
Kharkiv Medical Academy of Post−graduate Education, Kharkiv, Ukraine
An analytical survey of contemporary psychotherapy as a separate specialty and its history in Ukraine are reported. Some strategic directions of its development are featured. The role of psychotherapy in general health of the population is shown.
Key words: psychotherapy, specialty, population health.