Strategies for assessing psychotherapy outcome

Once a particular experimental design has been decided upon, the next crucial question in evaluating psychotherapy pertains to the selection of instruments for the study. Instruments include those needed to adequately select a patient population, such as measures of psychiatric diagnoses and initial symptomatology. Therapeutic change is often evaluated on a broad range of measures including dimensional measures of symptoms, personality, self-esteem, quality of life, and functioning in a variety of areas (for example, social and occupational functioning). In addition, the impact of treatment on specific theoretical constructs (mediators) can be examined. Discussion of each of these domains follows.

Break Free From Passive Aggression

Break Free From Passive Aggression

This guide is meant to be of use for anyone who is keen on developing a better understanding of PAB, to help/support concerned people to discover various methods for helping others, also, to serve passive aggressive people as a tool for self-help.

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