Rates of change in naturalistic psychotherapy: contrasting dose-effect and good-enough level models of change.

@article{Baldwin2009RatesOC,
  title={Rates of change in naturalistic psychotherapy: contrasting dose-effect and good-enough level models of change.},
  author={Scott A Baldwin and Arjan Berkeljon and David C. Atkins and Joseph Olsen and Stevan Lars Nielsen},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  year={2009},
  volume={77 2},
  pages={203-11}
}
Most research on the dose-effect model of change has combined data across patients who vary in their total dose of treatment and has implicitly assumed that the rate of change during therapy is constant across doses. In contrast, the good-enough level model predicts that rate of change will be related to total dose of therapy. In this study, the authors evaluated these competing predictions by examining the relationship between rate of change and total dose in 4,676 psychotherapy patients who… CONTINUE READING