Cohesion as a Basic Bond in Groups

@article{Piper1983CohesionAA,
  title={Cohesion as a Basic Bond in Groups},
  author={William E. Piper and Myriam Marrache and Renee Lacroix and Astrid M Richardsen and Barry D. Jones},
  journal={Human Relations},
  year={1983},
  volume={36},
  pages={108 - 93}
}
Cohesion continues to remain a popular concept among group therapists and leaders of experientially based learning groups despite persistent confusion about its meaning. The present study provided an empirical basis for clarification of the concept of cohesion. Forty-five participants from nine experientially based learning groups provided self-report and behavioral data concerning a number of aspects of cohesion. Factor analyses of the self-report data generated three sets of factors that… Expand
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