The use of theory in family therapy research: a content analysis of family therapy journals.

Abstract

Ninety-five studies from Family Process and Journal of Marital and Family Therapy were evaluated with regard to their use of theory. While a majority of the articles were judged to use theory in either an explicit or an implicit manner, 42% did not appear to draw on theory in either the introductory or discussion sections. Studies that used qualitative… (More)

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@article{Hawley2000TheUO, title={The use of theory in family therapy research: a content analysis of family therapy journals.}, author={Dale R Hawley and Savannah Geske}, journal={Journal of marital and family therapy}, year={2000}, volume={26 1}, pages={17-22} }