ERIC Number: EJ403492
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Change Mechanisms in Placebo Procedures: Effects of Suggestion, Social Demand, and Contingent Success on Improvement in Treatment.
Zane, Nolan W. S.
Journal of Counseling Psychology, v36 n2 p234-43 Apr 1989
Investigated treatment effects of three social influence variables frequently implicated in psychotherapy placebos. Socially anxious male university students and staff members (N=48) participated in experimental treatment for reducing dating anxiety. Results support the importance of social influence variables in therapeutic change. (TE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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