ERIC Number: EJ363281
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
A Test of Two Competing Explanations for the Attraction-Enhancing Effects of Counselor Self-Disclosure.
Klein, Jill G.; Friedlander, Myrna L.
Journal of Counseling & Development, v66 n2 p82-85 Oct 1987
Tested two theoretical explanations for attraction-enhancing effects of counselor self-disclosure by constructing counseling analogue which varied the valence (positive or negative) of a counselor's disclosure and its relevance to client's presenting problem. Clients were 70 male college students. Results were mixed, supporting social exchange explanation for empathy and similarity explanation for level of regard. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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