The Measurement of Empathy and Its Efficacy in Psychotherapy (EMPATHY)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00620009|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 21, 2008
Last Update Posted : February 21, 2008
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Psychotherapeutic Processes Transference (Psychology)||Behavioral: Empathy Feedback||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||16 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Official Title:||The Measurement of Empathy and Its Efficacy in Psychotherapy|
|Study Start Date :||June 2002|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||June 2007|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||June 2007|
No Intervention: Control
Therapists and patients record their estimates of the patient's Global Assessment of Functioning, but do not discuss these estimates in therapy sessions.
Experimental: Empathy Feedback
Therapists and patients record their ratings of the patient's Global Assessment of Functioning and discuss these ratings.
Behavioral: Empathy Feedback
Discussion of empathy ratings between patients and therapists during psychotherapy sessions.
- Patient Global Assessment of Functioning [ Time Frame: 20 psychotherapy sessions ]
- Barrett-Lenard Relationship Inventory [ Time Frame: Every 5th session, 20 sessions of psychotherapy ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00620009
|United States, Illinois|
|University of Illinois at Chicago|
|Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60608|
|Principal Investigator:||Bhaskar N. Sripada, M.D.||University of Illinois at Chicago|