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Rediscovering Fire : Small Interventions , Large Effects

@inproceedings{Roff2001RediscoveringF,
  title={Rediscovering Fire : Small Interventions , Large Effects},
  author={R. Roff and L. Sobell},
  year={2001}
}
Unexpected findings are often the spark for new discoveries and theories. A puzzle emerged from a series of unanticipated findings over 3 decades, indicating that for problem drinkers (a) relatively brief interventions can trigger significant change, (b) increasing the intensity of treatment does not consistently improve outcome, (c) therapist empathy can be a potent predictor of client change, and (d) a single empathic counseling session can substantially enhance the outcome of subsequent… Expand

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