Differential effects of experiential and problem-solving interventions in resolving marital conflict.

@article{Johnson1985DifferentialEO,
  title={Differential effects of experiential and problem-solving interventions in resolving marital conflict.},
  author={Susan Maureen Johnson and Leslie S. Greenberg},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  year={1985},
  volume={53 2},
  pages={
          175-84
        }
}
The present study compared the relative effectiveness of two interventions in the treatment of marital discord: a cognitive-behavioral intervention, teaching problemsolving skills, and an experiential intervention, focusing on emotional experiences underlying interaction patterns. Forty-five couples seeking therapy were randomly assigned to one of these treatments or to a wait-list control group. Each treatment was administered in eight sessions by six experienced therapists whose interventions… CONTINUE READING

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