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ERIC Number: EJ039980
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1971
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Effectiveness of Female Volunteers in the Treatment of Outpatients
Katkin, Steven; And Others
Journal of Counseling Psychology, 18, 2, 94-100, Mar 71
The effectiveness of volunteer therapists to reduce hospital recidivism was investigated using female schizophrenic outpatients. At the end of one year recidivism rates in the volunteer therapist group were significantly lower than in the control group. The majority of recidivists in both groups had returned by the fourth month. (Author)
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