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Client Compliance: Can Community Mental Health Outcomes Be Predicted?

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dc.contributor.author Parrott, Seth en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-04-11T20:55:46Z
dc.date.available 2012-04-11T20:55:46Z
dc.date.issued 2012-04-11
dc.date.submitted January 2011 en_US
dc.identifier.other DISS-11297 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10106/9561
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this thesis project was to gain predictive insight into client behaviors that may affect treatment outcomes. This thesis uses data originally collected for a dissemination trial of Cognitive Behavioral therapy being introduced into Texas' community mental health system. Clients that attend scheduled therapy sessions and complete assigned homework to a higher degree are demonstrating better compliance with their treatment. It was hypothesized that those behaviors while factoring in symptom severity and amount of therapy would predict final treatment outcomes as measured by a decrease in symptoms. Multiple regression analysis of 85 participants all diagnosed with Major Depression Disorder was conducted. Results indicate that attendance and homework were not contributing factors in the prediction of treatment outcomes. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Cobb, Norman en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Social Work en_US
dc.title Client Compliance: Can Community Mental Health Outcomes Be Predicted? en_US
dc.type M.S. en_US
dc.contributor.committeeChair Cobb, Norman en_US
dc.degree.department Social Work en_US
dc.degree.discipline Social Work en_US
dc.degree.grantor University of Texas at Arlington en_US
dc.degree.level masters en_US
dc.degree.name M.S. en_US

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