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The therapy alliance: a moderator in therapy outcome for families dealing with child abuse and neglect.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16933438     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The role of the therapy alliance in therapy outcome for families dealing with child abuse and neglect was examined using the family as the unit of analysis. The alliance was tested as a moderator in relationship to posttreatment levels of symptom distress and physical violence. Results show that the bonds, goals, and tasks subscale scores are significantly related to posttreatment levels of symptom distress and that the goals subscale score is significantly related to posttreatment level of violence. There is an interaction between bonds and level of violence at intake, suggesting that the greater the level of violence at intake, the more important the bonds domain.
Authors:
Lee N Johnson; Scott A Ketring
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of marital and family therapy     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0194-472X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Marital Fam Ther     Publication Date:  2006 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-08-28     Completed Date:  2006-12-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7904614     Medline TA:  J Marital Fam Ther     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  345-54     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Auburn University, USA. ljohnson@fcs.uga.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Child Abuse / prevention & control*
Cooperative Behavior*
Family Relations
Family Therapy / organization & administration*
Female
Humans
Male
Midwestern United States
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)*
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