Jeffrey H. Kahn

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Prior research by the authors tested a model of factors influencing parent inclination to participate in parenting interventions. Family context, belief, attitude, and inclination to participate variables from this model were used to predict the actual participation of 1,121 families in assessment and intervention activities of a family-focused preventive(More)
the discoveries of dynamic psychiatry led to the search for external causes in behaviour disorders of children. It was thought that the child's behaviour could best be seen as a reaction to conditions of upbringing and, in particular, the mother-child relationship. Attribution to physical causes, whether constitutional or acquired, seemed to be a(More)
The Linguistic Inquiry and Word Count (LIWC) text analysis program often is used as a measure of emotion expression, yet the construct validity of its use for this purpose has not been examined. Three experimental studies assessed whether the LIWC counts of emotion processes words are sensitive to verbal expression of sadness and amusement. Experiment 1(More)
book continues with the author's ideas of what goes on in his patients during tre3 ment and of what goes on between his patients and himself. Something of the originality of the therapeutic concepts may have been lost ^ the writing down, and many of the ideas are not as unfamiliar as we are led . expect. They represent the modern tendency to take into(More)
BACKGROUND The pairing of analysis of variance (ANOVA)-based analyses with designs lacking multiple measurement of client change may lead to conclusions that are inconsistent with theoretical expectations about how change will occur. Multilevel modeling (MLM), when used with multiple assessments of client outcomes, provides a flexible set of tools to(More)
This paper describes the specification and testing of a model of protective parent and peer factors in peer refusal skills. Two modifiable protective factors suggested by relevant research on adolescent substance use—child attachment with parents and association with peers having prosocial norms—were incorporated as independent variables in the model. The(More)
Multilevel modeling (MLM) is rapidly becoming the standard method of analyzing nested data, for example, data from students within multiple schools, data on multiple clients seen by a smaller number of therapists, and even longitudinal data. Although MLM analyses are likely to increase in frequency in counseling psychology research, many readers of(More)
depth of the doctor's understanding of himself, of the patient's illness, and of the fantasies that he and his patient share with each other. This book is concerned with the principles themselves, and first appeared in 1952, when it consisted of papers dating from the year 1930, and included contributions by Alice Balint. The present edition includes four(More)
This longitudinal study examined the relationships among the working alliance, treatment satisfaction, and posttreatment use among adolescents in treatment for substance abuse. Adolescents (N = 600) from the Cannabis Youth Treatment study (M. L. Dennis et al., 2002) completed measures of working alliance and treatment satisfaction as well as substance use(More)
Because alcohol or other drug use following adolescent substance abuse treatment is common, understanding mediators of posttreatment outcome could help improve treatment interventions. The authors conducted path analyses based on data from 552 adolescents (aged 12-18; 82% male) with cannabis abuse or dependence who participated in outpatient treatment. The(More)