Predictors of success in emotionally focused marital therapy.

  title={Predictors of success in emotionally focused marital therapy.},
  author={Susan Marie Johnson and E Talitman},
  journal={Journal of marital and family therapy},
  volume={23 2},
This study examined client variables expected to predict success in emotionally focused marital therapy (EFT), now the second most validated form of marital therapy after the behavioral approaches. The relationship of attachment quality, level of emotional self-disclosure, level of interpersonal trust, and traditionality to the therapy outcome variables, marital adjustment, intimacy, and therapist ratings of improvement, was examined. These variables were chosen for their relevance to the… CONTINUE READING

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