Study: Acceptance-based marital therapy more successful than therapy which focuses upon changing a s

January 1997
Jet;01/20/97, Vol. 91 Issue 9, p10
Reports the results of a study done by Neil Jacobson, a psychology professor at the University of Washington, and Andrew Christenson, a psychology professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, which shows that marriage therapy based on acceptance of one's spouse is more effective than therapy which focuses on changing a spouse's behavior. The benefits of the climate created by acceptance.


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