What does getting better mean? Child improvement and measure of outcome in residential treatment.

@article{Connor2002WhatDG,
  title={What does getting better mean? Child improvement and measure of outcome in residential treatment.},
  author={Daniel F. Connor and Kevin W. P. Miller and Julie A. Cunningham and Richard H. Melloni},
  journal={The American journal of orthopsychiatry},
  year={2002},
  volume={72 1},
  pages={110-7}
}
A single-sample, within-subject descriptive study was completed to ascertain individual subject characteristics associated with outcome for 87 youths discharged from a residential treatment facility. Two different methods of assessing outcome were also compared. Variables assessing a history of abuse and internalizing psychopathology at admission to residential care were associated with outcome. Low levels of staff agreement were found on the 2 outcome measures. Implications for acute… CONTINUE READING

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