Portland State University. Department of Psychology
Robert E. Jones Jr.
Date of Award
Master of Science (M.S.) in Psychology
1 online resource (52 p.)
Token economy (Psychology), Psychiatric hospital care, Mentally ill children
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.
Grover, Peter Arden Scott, "Prediction of posttreatment level of functioning from performance in a leveled token economy for emotionally disturbed adolescents" (1990). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 4083.