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Psychotherapy Relationships That WorkEvidence-Based Responsiveness$
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John C. Norcross

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780199737208

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737208.001.0001

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Coping Style

Coping Style

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(p.336) Chapter 17 Coping Style
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Psychotherapy Relationships That Work
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Larry E. Beutler

T. Mark Harwood

Satoko Kimpara

David Verdirame

Kathy Blau

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737208.003.0017

The fit of patient coping style and treatment focus has been suggested as a factor that improves treatment outcome. This meta-analysis of twelve carefully selected studies tested this hypothesis. A weighted, mean effect size (d) of .55 was found in favor of a fit between externalizing patients and symptom focused-treatment or, alternatively, internalizing patients and insight-focused treatment. This effect is considered to be strong and suggests that nondiagnostic patient factors, like coping style, are important considerations in the selection of effective therapies. Clinical examples and clinical recommendations are provided.

Keywords:   coping style, psychotherapy outcome, treatment fit, therapy relationship, meta-analysis

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