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Correlational findings

Study Gurman (1972): study US 1970

Public:
Student psychotherapists, Columbia University, USA, 1970
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 12
Non Response:
-
Assessment:
Content analysis
Content analysis of psychotherapy sessions and structured questionnaire.

Correlate

Authors's label
Therapist's functioning
Our Classification
Operationalization
Rating of individual therapy sessions (recorded on audiotapes) by 3 advanced graduate students in counseling psychology.
Two 4-minute segments from each of 24 tapes were rated independently by the raters for each variable. The average of these ratings per scale per therapist was used. Inter-rater reliabilities ranged from .69 to .97.
Scales from Truax & Carkhuff 1967.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-b rs = +.55 p < .05 1. Warmth A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-b rs = +.40 ns 2. Empathy A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-b rs = +.43 ns 3. Genuineness A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-b rs = +.44 ns 4. Self-disclosure A-ARE-md-sqr-v-10-b rs = +.59 p < .05 5. Facilitative interpersonal functioning