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ERIC Number: EJ146036
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Publication Date: 1976
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Effects of Volunteering and Responsibility on the Perceived Value and Effectiveness of a Clinical Treatment
Gordon, Robert M.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 44, 5, 799-801, Oct 76
Both volunteer and nonvolunteer subjects were randomly assigned to one of two conditions. In the choice condition, subjects were led to believe that they had a choice, and in the second condition subjects were denied the choice of treatment. Volunteer subjects who were given a choice significantly valued the treatment more. (Author)
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