The Comparative Efficacy of Christian and Secular Rational-Emotive Therapy with Christian Clients

Volume
Volume 22
Issue
Summer 1994
Title
The Comparative Efficacy of Christian and Secular Rational-Emotive Therapy with Christian Clients
Abstract

The present study utilized a comparative psychotherapy outcome design to evaluate the relative therapeutic efficacy of Christian and secular ret with depressed Christian clients. Results showed both treatments significantly reduced depression, automatic negative thinking, irrational thinking, and general pathology. These gains were maintained after three months. There were no significant differential treatment effects. Results are discussed in terms of the implications for accommodation theory.

Authors
Dr. W.B. Johnson, Dr. C.R. Ridley, R. DeVries, D. Pettorini and Dr. D.R. Peterson
Pages
130 - 140
Price
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