ERIC Number: EJ319900
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Short-Term Group Psychotherapy: A Clinical Trial of a New Combination of Pretreatment and Treatment Strategies.
Merkel, William T.; Willis, Stephen L.
Techniques, v1 n3 p199-210 Jan 1985
The paper discusses a clinical trial of pretreatment and treatment strategies to enhance the effectiveness of short-term groups. Pretreatment strategies included preparing patients and increasing the perceived authority of the therapists. Treatment strategies include delineation of a specific treatment focus and a directive approach by the therapists. (Author/CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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