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received Pre-Therapy and those who did not. Raw data from Italy.
Statistiical analysis in US showed excellent results in comparisons.
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Evolutions In Person-Centered / Experiential Therapy- Applications to
Schizophrenic and Retarded Psychoses. Evidence to support existence
of contact functions (construct validity).
DeVre,R., (1992) MA Thesis, Dept of Psychology, University of Ghent,
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Client-Centered and Experiential Psychotherpy in the Nineties.
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increases in reality, affective and communicative processes.
Hinterkopf, Elfie; Prouth, Garry; Brunswick, Les.
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Schizophrenic patients. Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal. Vol 3(3),
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