Does gratitude writing improve the mental health of psychotherapy clients? Evidence from a randomized controlled trial

@article{Wong2018DoesGW,
  title={Does gratitude writing improve the mental health of psychotherapy clients? Evidence from a randomized controlled trial},
  author={Y. Joel Wong and Jesse J. Owen and Nicole Gabana and Joshua W. Brown and Sydney McInnis and Paul S. Toth and Lynn Gilman},
  journal={Psychotherapy Research},
  year={2018},
  volume={28},
  pages={192 - 202}
}
Abstract Although the past decade has witnessed growing research interest in positive psychological interventions (PPIs), their potential as adjunctive interventions for psychotherapy remains relatively unexplored. Therefore, this article expands the frontiers of PPI research by reporting the first randomized controlled trial to test a gratitude writing adjunctive intervention for psychotherapy clients. Participants were 293 adults seeking university-based psychotherapy services. Participants… 
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