A Delay Discounting Measure of Great Expectations and the Effectiveness of Psychotherapy

@inproceedings{Swift2008ADD,
  title={A Delay Discounting Measure of Great Expectations and the Effectiveness of Psychotherapy},
  author={Joshua K. Swift and Jennifer L. Callahan},
  year={2008}
}
Many clients prematurely terminate therapy before they have recovered. One possible explanation for treatment dropout is unmet expectations. Although the effects of unmet role expectations have received much attention in the literature, little is known about unmet outcome expectations. Two studies were designed to look at duration and effectiveness outcome expectations held by individuals within a primary referral base for a training clinic setting—a setting with a slower rate of recovery than… CONTINUE READING
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