Predicting client attrition from psychotherapy through behavioral assessment procedures and a critical response approach.

@article{Fraps1982PredictingCA,
  title={Predicting client attrition from psychotherapy through behavioral assessment procedures and a critical response approach.},
  author={C L Fraps and W T Mcreynolds and Niels C. Beck and G H Heisler},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  year={1982},
  volume={38 4},
  pages={759-64}
}
Adults who requested outpatient psychotherapy completed a pretreatment questionnaire after admission and a posttreatment questionnaire immediately after the first therapy session. Questionnaire items concerned the client's situation at the time of the request for treatment (e.g., distance travelled to the clinic), past behavior in fulfilling commitments, self-prediction of session attendance, and reaction to the initial interview. Five items were related significantly to continuation in two… CONTINUE READING

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