Elliott, Robert (2002) Hermeneutic single-case efficacy design. Psychotherapy Research, 12 (1). pp. 1-21. ISSN 1050-3307
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In this article, I outline hermeneutic single-case efficacy design (HSCED), an interpretive approach to evaluating treatment causality in single therapy cases. This approach uses a mixture of quantitative and qualitative methods to create a network of evidence that first identifies direct demonstrations of causal links between therapy process and outcome and then evaluates plausible nontherapy explanations for apparent change in therapy. I illustrate the method with data from a depressed client who presented with unresolved loss and anger issues.
|Keywords:||hermeneutic single-case efficacy design, therapy, therapy process, psychotherapy, social psychology, Psychology, Clinical Psychology|
|Subjects:||Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > Psychology|
|Department:||Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Psychological Science and Health > Counselling|
|Depositing user:||Mr Derek Boyle|
|Date Deposited:||01 May 2007|
|Last modified:||15 Apr 2015 14:03|
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