Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[in singular] The relationship between a psychologist or psychotherapist and a patient, regarded as important for the outcome of psychological therapy.
- ‘Many authors have sought to develop strategies geared to fostering a good therapeutic alliance in couple therapy.’
- ‘Controlled outcome studies using manuals typically report very high levels of therapeutic alliance.’
- ‘Further studies employing in-office and home-based participants would aid in determining the contextual influences of home-based therapy on the therapeutic alliance.’
- ‘Patients receiving medication and psychotherapy reported slightly stronger therapeutic alliances than the others did.’
- ‘Research on the therapeutic alliance has demonstrated the importance of relationship factors in predicting outcome regardless of therapeutic model.’
- ‘Another study found that 74 percent of patients with fair or poor therapeutic alliances failed to comply fully with medication regimens.’
- ‘The setting in which therapy occurs can both positively and negatively influence the therapeutic alliance.’
- ‘This can be done safely without creating boundary problems and will lead to a strengthening of the therapeutic alliance.’
- ‘This arises from a therapeutic understanding of the relationship between staff and patients and involves fostering a robust therapeutic alliance.’
- ‘In ordinary psychotherapy, we talk about the "therapeutic alliance."’
- ‘Higher scores reflect a more positive perception of the therapeutic alliance.’
- ‘Data gathered in this study indicates that marital adjustment predicts quality of therapeutic alliance at session three.’
- ‘In 1986, Pinsof and Catherall developed a scale to assess the characteristics of the therapeutic alliance in a family therapy setting.’
- ‘Clinicians and researchers in the field of couple therapy have focused on the therapeutic alliance because of its documented impact on treatment completion and outcome.’
- ‘Future studies would also do well to measure the therapeutic alliance several times over the course of therapy.’
- ‘Regardless of the model being used, there are ways to measure therapeutic alliance, and therapeutic alliance is a good predictor of therapy outcome.’
- ‘The management of the depressed teenager begins at the first interview with the creation of a therapeutic alliance.’
- ‘Finally, future studies should also seek out the client characteristics likely to foster or hinder the establishment of a good therapeutic alliance.’
- ‘They define the strengths, limitations, and opportunities for creating a therapeutic alliance with a computer program.’
- ‘In addition, research is also needed on the measurement of the therapeutic alliance in family therapy.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.