Advisor

Robert E. Jones Jr.

Date of Award

1990

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science (M.S.) in Psychology

Department

Psychology

Physical Description

1 online resource (52 p.)

Subjects

Token economy (Psychology), Psychiatric hospital care, Mentally ill children

DOI

10.15760/etd.5967

Abstract

This study examined the relationship between performance in a leveled token economy for emotionally disturbed adolescents and posttreatment level of functioning six months after discharge from the target program. The target program for the study is an acute care psychiatric hospital which specialized in the treatment of adolescents with both emotional and substance abuse problems. Previous literature on the outcome of token economy treatment programs however for they adolescents have generally been favorable have typically not examined level of functioning as an outcome criteria.

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Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/23463

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