A Meta-Analysis of Adventure Therapy Outcomes and Moderators

@article{Bowen2013AMO,
  title={A Meta-Analysis of Adventure Therapy Outcomes and Moderators},
  author={Daniel J. Bowen and J. Neill},
  journal={The Open Psychology Journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={6},
  pages={28-53}
}
This study reports on a meta-analytic review of 197 studies of adventure therapy participant outcomes (2,908 effect sizes, 206 unique samples). The short-term effect size for adventure therapy was moderate (g = .47) and larger than for alternative (.14) and no treatment (.08) comparison groups. There was little change during the lead-up (.09) and fol- low-up periods (.03) for adventure therapy, indicating long-term maintenance of the short-term gains. The short-term ad- venture therapy outcomes… Expand
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