Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in China: A Meta-Analysis

  title={Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in China: A Meta-Analysis},
  author={Johnny S. Kim and Cynthia Franklin and Yingping Zhang and Xuanwen Liu and Yuanzhou Qu and Hong Chen},
  journal={Journal of Ethnic \& Cultural Diversity in Social Work},
  pages={187 - 201}
The primary aim of this study was to assess the overall effectiveness of solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT) among Chinese populations with mental and behavioral health issues. A random effects meta-analysis of nine eligible studies was conducted on SFBT outcomes in China. SFBT was effective in reducing internalizing problems, with effect sizes ranging from g = 0.49 to 3.22. Results from pooled effect size estimates favoring SFBT (g = 1.26) were large. These results highlight the positive… 

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