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J Research Health 2018, 8(3): 198-209 Back to browse issues page
The role of demographical factors in prediction of successful termination of individual psychotherapy
Somayeh Safarzade , Isaac Rahimian Boogar , Siavash Talepasand
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Therapist related factors and also patient has many effects on phenomenon of successful termination of psychotherapy. Factor and growing a combination of these factors causes the patient to prematurely leave the psychotherapy sessions. This study aimed to investigate the role of demographic factors in predicting of successful termination of individual psychotherapy. Population study contained all of patients who referred to psychiatry and psychology clinics. Researcher made demographic questionnaire and outcome questionnaire were used to collect data. Stepwise regression analysis revealed that referral source, severity problem, income, access treatment, gender, level of education, therapist's level of education and type of therapy were predictors of successful termination and the final research model can predict 61% of the variance in the criterion for the successful termination of psychotherapy. There was no significant relationship between the cost of the treatment and the clinical diagnosis with successful termination of individual psychotherapy. The results showed that demographic factors are important predictors of successful termination of individual psychotherapy.
Keywords: Demographic, Drop Out, Psychotherapy, Successful, Termination
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Type of Study: Orginal Article | Subject: Applicable
Received: 2014/11/12 | Accepted: 2015/01/13 | Published: 2018/04/29



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