28 – RELATEDNESS DA/PA DATA

The Diagnostic and Problem Area data offers a more detailed and concrete look into the specific impacts of therapy upon the relatedness group. The Diagnostic Areas include:  anxiety; depression; and behavior. The category of relatedness itself is not included. The Problem Areas include: family relationships; school performance; social relationships; and community activity. The definitions and … Continue reading 28 – RELATEDNESS DA/PA DATA

27 – RELATEDNESS CGAS RESULTS

Comparative CGAS Data The following chart lists CGAS averages to compare, including:  the seventeen relatedness cases with the other thirty nine in the study; the thirteen unresolved relatedness cases with the other forty three; and the thirteen unresolved cases with the four resolved. Comments The average relatedness-troubled youth begins treatment with a CGAS score more … Continue reading 27 – RELATEDNESS CGAS RESULTS

26 – GENERAL RELATEDNESS DATA

On Validity and Reliability To quickly review, the development and collection of this relatedness data occurred within a few weeks of the original CGAS data collection, now four years ago. The cases demonstrating pre-Axis II interactional styles were chosen first, numbering seventeen. The trait list was then developed by reviewing all eighty symptoms of the … Continue reading 26 – GENERAL RELATEDNESS DATA

25 – RELATEDNESS SUB-GROUP

Origin of ‘Relatedness’.  For anyone not familiar with the term, please note that “Axis II” is a holdover from earlier DSMs. The 5-Axis categorization system of the DSM III and IV was deleted by the DSM V. The term had become professional shorthand for personality disorder.  Interactional traits that have the appearance and effect of … Continue reading 25 – RELATEDNESS SUB-GROUP

24 – REVIEW – PREVIEW #2

REVIEW The DA/PA posts conclude the global study data, posts 6 - 23. Comprehensive review will be in Study Summary Section, following Sub-Groups. PREVIEW Sub-Group Section  -  Relatedness, or pre-Axis II symptoms Suicidal Ideation Parent Configuration #4 - Single mothers Sexual Identity Adopted ESL Unresolved depression, suicidal ideation Clients with CGAS gains under 5 Clients … Continue reading 24 – REVIEW – PREVIEW #2

POST 23 – DA/PA COMPARATIVE RESULTS

In addition to being an alternative measurement of effectiveness, diagnostic and problem area data can be used to assess specific areas of both process strength and need for particular attention within specific clinical groups. The following data charts compare the outcomes of three age groupings: 5 - 11; 12 - 13; and 14 - 18.  … Continue reading POST 23 – DA/PA COMPARATIVE RESULTS

POST 22 – DA/PA DATA REVIEW

Introduction The Diagnostic and Problem Area (DA/PA) data can be used to evaluate the particular impacts that a treatment process has on specific clinical populations. Several of the analyses in the upcoming Sub-Group Section will use this tool. DA/PA results can also be aggregated to evaluate overall changes in the study group. DA/PA results closely … Continue reading POST 22 – DA/PA DATA REVIEW

POST 21 – DIAGNOSTIC AND PROBLEM AREAS

DATA COLLETION The last major data source to be developed in this project was the specific areas of difficulty that the child or adolescent client was experiencing pre and post. The data was divided into two tables, one identifying diagnostic areas, and the other life problem areas.The four diagnostic areas are anxiety, depression, behavior, and … Continue reading POST 21 – DIAGNOSTIC AND PROBLEM AREAS

POST 18 – Pivot Charts

INTRODUCTION TO PIVOT CHARTS Posts 18 and 19 use pivot charts to look at the interactive relationships between variables, including age distribution, number of sessions, length of treatment, parent configuration, format, and termination type. The search is for interesting patterns that emerge as the data gets organized by these charts.  The first question is whether … Continue reading POST 18 – Pivot Charts