Year: 1982 Source: Journal of Clinical Psychology, v.39, no.2, (1982), p.295-301 SIEC No: 19832174

Shows an example of th use of conjoint mesurement analysis as a more rigorous test of theory test of theory than significance testing. Systems oriented therapists were tested to determine if they actually use interactional concepts in predicting the possibility of suicide. The results show that the clinicians predictions could be accounted for by the simple addition of pieces of information without consideration of the interaction among the pieces. (WAL)