The clinical representativeness of couple therapy outcome research.

@article{Wright2007TheCR,
  title={The clinical representativeness of couple therapy outcome research.},
  author={John Wright and St{\'e}phane Sabourin and Josianne Mondor and Pierre McDuff and Salima Mamodhoussen},
  journal={Family process},
  year={2007},
  volume={46 3},
  pages={301-16}
}
The clinical representativeness of outcome studies is defined as the generalizability of recruitment processes, assessment/diagnostic procedures, treatment protocols, and therapeutic results from research settings to naturalistic treatment settings. The main goal of the present study was to examine the clinical representativeness of couple therapy in outcome studies. The data set was formed by 50 published clinical trials, including 34 couple therapy outcome studies for marital distress (CTMD… CONTINUE READING