Alternative advice and counsel in psychotherapy

Cross D.G., Sheehan P.W. and Khan J.A. (1980) Alternative advice and counsel in psychotherapy. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 48 5: 615-625. doi:10.1037/0022-006X.48.5.615


Author Cross D.G.
Sheehan P.W.
Khan J.A.
Title Alternative advice and counsel in psychotherapy
Journal name Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0022-006X
Publication date 1980-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1037/0022-006X.48.5.615
Volume 48
Issue 5
Start page 615
End page 625
Total pages 11
Subject 3203 Clinical Psychology
2738 Psychiatry and Mental health
Abstract A 3-mo treatment program was undertaken by 30 patients attending 2 psychiatric outpatient clinics. 15 Ss were administered short-term insight-oriented therapy. 15 were administered behavior therapy, and 12 control Ss received no treatment. A questionnaire on alternative counsel (sought, offered, and accepted) was completed by all Ss at both the start and conclusion of the study. Pre-post outcome change was also measured. Both treatment groups obtained more alternative counsel or informal assistance in comparison with control Ss; additionally, Ss in the behavior therapy group used more outside counsel than those in the insight-oriented group did. Methodological and clinical interpretations are examined. (25 ref) (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved).
Keyword seeking &
use of alternative counsel &/vs informal support, patients receiving short term insight therapy vs behavior therapy
Q-Index Code C1
Institutional Status Unknown

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