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1

Howard and colleagues (1996) conducted a study on what they termed the _____ - dependent effect of treatment, whereby the relationship between time in treatment and treatment outcome was found to "level off" at about ____ sessions

  • Dose
  • 26

2

Howard et al. describe a phase model of therapy predicting that benefits of therapy vary as a function of cumulative therapy sessions. The phase model includes ____ phases.

3.

3

In Howard's _____________ phase, a client's feelings of hopelessness and desperation respond quickly to therapy; this effect is usually achieved during the ___________ sessions.

  • Remoralization
  • First few

4

In Howard's ______________ phase (2nd phase), the focus is on the symptoms that brought the client to therapy. Symptom relief usually requires about _____ sessions.

  • Remediation
  • 16

5

In Howard's _____________ phase (3rd phase), the therapeutic focus is on unlearning maladaptive behaviors and establishing new ways of dealing with life. The number of sessions depends on the ________ and ________ of the client's problems.

  • Rehabilitation
  • Type
  • Severity

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