Articles Tagged "incentives"

“Despite the quest for knowledge, social scientists can get stuck in a paradoxical mind set of ‘this is how things have always been done.’” (Paquin et al., 2019). What initially drew the authors to the University of Utah was a shared interest in and passion for bringing social justice values to the many subdisciplines of […]

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Nov 25, 2016

Clinical Notes with Dr. J Psychotherapy and the therapeutic space are intended to be sanctuaries overseen by an ever-present, always-supportive clinician, but they not immune to societal pressures and challenges, such as racism and prejudice. Given my previous experience in psychotherapy as a young child and my recent experiences as a clinician, I truly value […]

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Nov 21, 2016

Premature termination in therapy occurs when a client discontinues therapy prior to recovering from his or her presenting concern and against clinician recommendation. Although research indicates that premature termination has decreased in recent years from 47% (Wierzbicki & Pakarik, 1993) to 20% (Swift & Greenberg, 2012), it still presents a major problem. The effectiveness of […]

Incentive and Inducements in Psychotherapy Research The issue of offering incentives or inducements to potential research participants is addressed specifically in Standard 8.06 of the APA Ethics Code.  This standard states: (a) Psychologists make reasonable efforts to avoid offering excessive or inappropriate financial or other inducements for research participation when such inducements are likely to […]