What is it about?
This article investigates work functioning change from pre- to post-treatment in couple and family therapy. We used hierarchical multiple regression on a sample of 165 clients. We found firstly that work functioning improved from pre- to post-treatment. Secondly, we found that the level of depressive symptoms, couple distress, and family functioning predicted work functioning at pre-treatment. Thirdly, we found that the improvements on these measures predicted work functioning at post-treatment
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Why is it important?
Work functioning has significance for the individual and society but has rarely been used as an outcome measure for psychotherapy and it has been found that more than half of those on sick leave suffer from social problems such as family-related distress or mental health issues rather than medical issues.
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This page is a summary of: Change in work functioning from pre‐ to post‐treatment in feedback‐informed Couple and Family Therapy in Norway, Journal of Family Therapy, October 2019, Wiley, DOI: 10.1111/1467-6427.12283.
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