Wikia

Psychology Wiki

Psychotherapy dropouts

Talk0
34,140pages on
this wiki

Assessment | Biopsychology | Comparative | Cognitive | Developmental | Language | Individual differences | Personality | Philosophy | Social |
Methods | Statistics | Clinical | Educational | Industrial | Professional items | World psychology |

Clinical: Approaches · Group therapy · Techniques · Types of problem · Areas of specialism · Taxonomies · Therapeutic issues · Modes of delivery · Model translation project · Personal experiences ·


In general terms 30-40% of people referred for psychological treatment of various kinds will dropout[1]

Dropouts from dynamic psychotherapyEdit

Dropouts from cognitive behavior therapyEdit

Dropouts from computerised CBTEdit

Main article: Computerised CBT dropouts

Dropouts from drug treatmentEdit

Main article: Drug treatment dropouts


Dropouts from alcohol treatmentsEdit

Main article: Drug treatment dropouts



See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Aubrey, R., Self, R. & Halstead, J.E. (2003) Early nonattendance as a predictor of continued nonattendance and subsequent attrition from psychological help. Clinical Psychology, 32, 6-10

Further readingEdit

  • Aasen, B. A., & Ullebo, S. (1985). Completers and dropouts in a program of combined vocational training and therapy for alcohol and drug abusers: II. Personality, habits of abuse, and social background: Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening Vol 22(7) Jul 1985, 370-380.
  • Aasen, B. A., & Ullebo, S. (1985). Completers and dropouts in a program of combined vocational training and therapy for alcohol- and drug-abusers: I. Intellectual and neuropsychological factors: Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening Vol 22(6) Jun 1985, 313-318.
  • Abarbanel, A. (1995). Consultation when the patient terminates an impaired treatment: The American Journal of Psychoanalysis Vol 55(4) Dec 1995, 347-363.
  • Abel, G. G., Mittelman, M., Becker, J. V., Rathner, J., & Rouleau, J.-L. (1988). Predicting child molesters' response to treatment. New York, NY: New York Academy of Sciences.
  • Abel, L. E. (1978). A comparison of techniques in the behavioral treatment of obesity: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Abuchaim, S. R. (1982). On re-analysis: Revista de Psicoanalisis Vol 39(1) Jan-Feb 1982, 117-137.
  • Adams, B. J. (1994). An analysis of selected variables affecting attrition from smoking cessation programs. Dissertation Abstracts International Section A: Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Agosti, V., Nunes, E., & Ocepeck-Welikson, K. (1996). Patient factors related to early attrition from an outpatient cocaine research clinic: American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Vol 22(1) Feb 1996, 29-39.
  • Agosti, V., Nunes, E., Stewart, J. W., & Quitkin, F. M. (1991). Patient factors related to early attrition from an outpatient cocaine research clinic: A preliminary report: International Journal of the Addictions Vol 26(3) Mar 1991, 327-334.
  • Agras, W. S., Crow, S. J., Halmi, K. A., Mitchell, J. E., Wilson, G. T., & Kraemer, H. C. (2000). Outcome predictors for the cognitive behavior treatment of bulimia nervosa: Data from a multisite study: American Journal of Psychiatry Vol 157(8) Aug 2000, 1302-1308.
  • Akutsu, P. D., Tsuru, G. K., & Chu, J. P. (2004). Predictors of Nonattendance of Intake Appointments Among Five Asian American Client Groups: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Vol 72(5) Oct 2004, 891-896.
  • Albers, R. J., & Scrivner, L. L. (1977). The structure of attrition during appraisal: Community Mental Health Journal Vol 13(4) Win 1977, 325-332.
  • Alegre-Jurado, C. E. (1977). A dropout study of clients in an individual drug-free outpatient treatment program for drug abusers: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Allgood, S. M., & Crane, D. R. (1991). Predicting marital therapy dropouts: Journal of Marital & Family Therapy Vol 17(1) Jan 1991, 73-79.
  • Alterman, A. I., Bedrick, J., Howden, D., & Maany, I. (1994). Reducing waiting time for substance abuse treatment does not reduce attrition: Journal of Substance Abuse Vol 6(3) 1994, 325-332.
  • Alterman, A. I., Kampman, K., Boardman, C. R., Cacciola, J. S., Rutherford, M. J., McKay, J. R., et al. (1997). A cocaine-positive baseline urine predicts outpatient treatment attrition and failure to attain initial abstinence: Drug and Alcohol Dependence Vol 46(1-2) Jun 1997, 79-85.
  • Alterman, A. I., McKay, J. R., Mulvaney, F. D., & McLellan, A. T. (1996). Prediction of attrition from day hospital treatment in lower socioeconomic cocaine-dependent men: Drug and Alcohol Dependence Vol 40(3) Mar 1996, 227-233.
  • Althof, S. E., Turner, L. A., Levine, S. B., Risen, C., & et al. (1989). Why do so many people drop out from auto-injection therapy for impotence? : Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy Vol 15(2) Sum 1989, 121-129.
  • Andersen, S., & Berg, J. E. (1997). Rational drop-out from substance abuse treatment as a means to minimize personally felt risk? : Addiction Research Vol 5(6) Dec 1997, 507-518.
  • Anderson, R. A. (1984). Premature termination in day treatment: A comparative study of the outcome of chronic mental patients who drop out: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Anderson, S. A., & et al. (1985). Dropping out of marriage and family therapy: Intervention strategies and spouses' perceptions: American Journal of Family Therapy Vol 13(1) Spr 1985, 39-54.
  • Anderson, T. R., Hogg, J. A., & Magoon, T. M. (1987). Length of time on a waiting list and attrition after intake: Journal of Counseling Psychology Vol 34(1) Jan 1987, 93-95.
  • Anderson, T. R., & Myer, T. E. (1985). Presenting problems, counselor contacts, and "no shows": International and American college students: Journal of College Student Personnel Vol 26(6) Nov 1985, 500-503.
  • Andrews, S. T. (2002). Therapy attrition among child welfare families. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Annesi, J. J., & Otto, L. M. (2004). Relationship Between Number of Exercise Counseling Sessions Attended and Adherence to a New Exercise Program: Psychological Reports Vol 94(3,Pt1) Jun 2004, 907-908.
  • Annesi, J. J., Unruh, J. L., Higgins, L. M., & Knight, C. C. (2003). Preliminary Estimates of Effects of a Cognitive Behavioral Treatment System on Drop-out Rates in Exercise Programs at Three YMCA Facilities: Psychological Reports Vol 93(3,Pt2) Dec 2003, 1025-1031.
  • Araujo, L., Goldberg, P., Eyma, J., & Madhusoodanan, S. (1996). The effect of anxiety and depression on completion/withdrawal status in patients admitted to substance abuse detoxification program: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment Vol 13(1) Jan-Feb 1996, 61-66.
  • Archer, J. (1984). Waiting list dropouts in a university counseling center: Professional Psychology: Research and Practice Vol 15(3) Jun 1984, 388-395.
  • Arechiga, A. L. (2006). Using the Outcome Questionnaire 45.2 in obesity treatment. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Arfken, C. L., Klein, C., di Menza, S., & Schuster, C. R. (2001). Gender differences in problem severity at assessment and treatment retention: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment Vol 20(1) Jan 2001, 53-57.
  • Armbruster, P., & Fallon, T. (1994). Clinical, sociodemographic, and systems risk factors for attrition in a children's mental health clinic: American Journal of Orthopsychiatry Vol 64(4) Oct 1994, 577-585.
  • Armbruster, P., & Kazdin, A. E. (1994). Attrition in child psychotherapy: Advances in Clinical Child Psychology Vol 16 1994, 81-108.
  • Armbruster, P., & Schwab-Stone, M. E. (1994). Sociodemographic characteristics of dropouts from a child guidance clinic: Hospital & Community Psychiatry Vol 45(8) Aug 1994, 804-808.
  • Arnesen, P. E., & Waage, L. (1982). Identifying treatment drop-outs: Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening Vol 19(8) Aug 1982, 387-393.
  • Arngrim, T., Munk-Jorgensen, P., & Bjorkbom-Arngrim, T. (1987). Dropouts from out-patient treatment of alcoholism: A comparative study between dropouts and compliers: New Trends in Experimental & Clinical Psychiatry Vol 3(2) Apr-Jun 1987, 147-156.
  • Arnow, B. A., Blasey, C., Manber, R., Constantino, M. J., Markowitz, J. C., Klein, D. N., et al. (2007). Dropouts versus completers among chronically depressed outpatients: Journal of Affective Disorders Vol 97(1-3) Jan 2007, 197-202.
  • Arthus, M., Cottraux, J., Mollard, E., Guerin, J., & Bouvard, M. (1997). Cognitive-behaviour therapy in agoraphobia: A retrospective study of 345 cases: L'Encephale Vol 23(4) Jul-Aug 1997, 300-307.
  • Ashing, K. T. (1992). The effect of client and therapist variables on assigning credibility to a therapist and the relationship between credibility and early attrition: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Ashurst, J. T. (1983). A Markov model for the treatment attendance of alcoholic patients: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Atkinson, J. M., Douglas-Hall, P., Fischetti, C., Sparshatt, A., & Taylor, D. M. (2007). Outcome following clozapine discontinuation: A retrospective analysis: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry Vol 68(7) Jul 2007, 1027-1030.
  • Attride-Stirling, J., Davis, H., Farrell, L., Groark, C., & Day, C. (2004). Factors Influencing Parental Engagement in a Community Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service: A Qualitative Comparison of Completers and Non-Completers: Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry Vol 9(3) Jul 2004, 347-361.
  • Atwood, N. C. (1984). Mental health clinics and chronic outpatients: The relationship of service factors to continuation in treatment: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Aurora, E. (2003). Therapy break-off: Discourse on an unpleasant phenomenon in therapy: Musiktherapeutische Umschau Vol 24(1) 2003, 10-18.
  • Ayotte, L., & Renaud, A. (1991). Nonresumption of psychotherapeutic treatment: Revue Quebecoise de Psychologie Vol 12(1) 1991, 2-22.
  • Ayres, A. J., & Mailloux, Z. K. (1983). Possible pubertal effect on therapeutic gains in an autistic girl: American Journal of Occupational Therapy Vol 37(8) Aug 1983, 535-540.
  • Babst, D. V., Ellis, R., & Schmeidler, J. (1976). Testing predictive efficiency of patient classifications for methadone maintenance clients: British Journal of Addiction Vol 71(4) Dec 1976, 359-367.
  • Bachelor, A., Salame, R., Legendre, L., Marceau, G., & et al. (1990). The effect of client and therapist level of experiencing on termination of therapy: Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science/Revue canadienne des Sciences du comportement Vol 22(1) Jan 1990, 72-83.
  • Badaracco, M. A. (2007). Keeping our depressed patients in the right treatment long enough for them to get better: Some hopeful findings: American Journal of Psychiatry Vol 164(8) Aug 2007, 1136-1139.
  • Bados, A., Balaguer, G., & Saldana, C. (2007). The efficacy of cognitive-behavioral therapy and the problem of drop-out: Journal of Clinical Psychology Vol 63(6) Jun 2007, 585-592.
  • Baez Gallo, C., Echeburua Odriozola, E., & Fernandez-Montalvo, J. (1995). Predictive variables in treatment drop out and relapses of pathological gambling: Analisis y Modificacion de Conducta Vol 21(75) 1995, 5-22.
  • Baggett, M. R. (1995). States of Mind as predictors of psychotherapeutic outcome in the treatment of depression. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Bailis, S. S., Lambert, S. R., & Bernstein, S. B. (1978). The legacy of the group: A study of group therapy with a transient membership: Social Work in Health Care Vol 3(4) Sum 1978, 405-418.
  • Baird, F. J. (1991). Predictor variables for program completion of hospitalized adolescents: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Baity, M. R. (2004). Empirically defining attrition: The search for a standard in practice. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Baldwin, J. A., Bowen, A. M., & Trotter, R. T. (1996). Factors contributing to retention of not-in-treatment drug users in an HIV/AIDS outreach prevention project: Drugs & Society Vol 9(1-2) 1996, 19-35.
  • Ball, S. A., Carroll, K. M., Canning-Ball, M., & Rounsaville, B. J. (2006). Reasons for dropout from drug abuse treatment: Symptoms, personality, and motivation: Addictive Behaviors Vol 31(2) Feb 2006, 320-330.
  • Ballarini, V., & Palena, A. (1983). Self-discharges: A defect, and effect, or a fact? : Psichiatria Generale e dell'Eta Evolutiva Vol 21(1) 1983, 83-90.
  • Bandini, S., Antonelli, G., Moretti, P., Pampanelli, S., Quartesan, & Perriello, G. (2006). Factors affecting dropout in outpatient eating disorder treatment: Eating and Weight Disorders Vol 11(4) Dec 2006, 179-184.
  • Barnett, A. J. (1979). Dynamic factors pertinent to the occurrence of early termination in psychotherapy: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Barnett, M. H. (1981). The effect of client preparation upon involvement and continuation in psychotherapy: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Barr, J. E. (1979). A study of relationships between premature termination in group counseling and select client variables: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Barrera, M., & Rosen, G. M. (1977). Detrimental effects of a self-reward contracting program on subjects' involvement in self-administered desensitization: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Vol 45(6) Dec 1977, 1180-1181.
  • Barron, P. L. (1993). Relationship of self-efficacy and assertive behaviors to attrition in a domiciliary program for substance abusing homeless veterans: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Barros, A. F. (1983). A technique for new members introduction in group psychotherapy: Compromised presentation with the group: Jornal Brasileiro de Psiquiatria Vol 32(2) Mar-Apr 1983, 121-123.
  • Barrow, J. C. (1980). Follow-up of dropouts from developmental programs: A supplemental program evaluation approach: Personnel & Guidance Journal Vol 59(3) Nov 1980, 186-189.
  • Bartolotta, R. M. (1991). Variables related to attrition from a weight reduction program: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Baruch, G., Gerber, A., & Fearon, P. (1998). Adolescents who drop out of psychotherapy at a community-based psychotherapy centre: A preliminary investigation of the characteristics of early drop-outs, late drop-outs and those who continue treatment: British Journal of Medical Psychology Vol 71(3) Sep 1998, 233-245.
  • Basan, A., Pitschel-Walz, G., & Bauml, J. (2000). Psychological intervention for schizophrenic patients and subsequent long-term treatment: A 4-year followup study: Fortschritte der Neurologie, Psychiatrie Vol 68(12) Dec 2000, 537-545.
  • Basoglu, M., Yetkin, N., Sercan, M., & Karaduman, B. (1986). Patterns of attrition for psychological and pharmacological treatment of male sexual dysfunction: Implications for sex therapy research and cross-cultural perspectives: Sexual & Marital Therapy Vol 1(2) 1986, 179-189.
  • Bateman, J. M. (1989). Client dropout as a function of client-therapist interaction in the initial intake session at a CMHC: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Baum, O. E., Felzer, S. B., D'Zmura, T. L., & Shumaker, E. (1966). Psychotherapy, dropouts and lower socioeconomic patients: American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 36(4) 1966, 629-635.
  • Bauman, L., Nieporent, H. J., Ferguson, J., Klein, J., & et al. (1988). Demystifying the patient dropout: A study of 122 brief-stay day-treatment center admissions: International Journal of Partial Hospitalization Vol 5(3) Sep 1988, 215-224.
  • Baxter, J. W. (1985). Evaluation of client utilization and attrition at a community mental health center: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Bech, P., Ciadella, P., Haugh, M. C., Birkett, M. A., Hours, A., Boissel, J. P., et al. (2000). Meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials of fluoxetine v. placebo and tricyclic antidepressants in the short-term treatment of major depression: British Journal of Psychiatry Vol 176 May 2000, 421-428.
  • Beck, M. (1981). Syndrome of the treatment-rejecting couple: Some considerations regarding fee: Family Therapy Vol 8(3) 1981, 223-228.
  • Beck, N. C., & et al. (1983). Prediction of discharges against medical advice from an alcohol and drug misuse treatment program: Journal of Studies on Alcohol Vol 44(1) Jan 1983, 171-180.
  • Beck, N. C., Shekim, W., Gilbert, F., & Fraps, C. (1983). A cross-validation of factors predictive of AMA discharge: Hospital & Community Psychiatry Vol 34(1) Jan 1983, 69-71.
  • Beckham, E. E. (1992). Predicting patient dropout in psychotherapy: Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training Vol 29(2) Sum 1992, 177-182.
  • Beckman, L. J., & Bardsley, P. E. (1986). Individual characteristics, gender differences and drop-out from alcoholism treatment: Alcohol and Alcoholism Vol 21(2) 1986, 213-224.
  • Beer, R. (1992). A preschool child psychiatric service: Predictors of post-assessment default: Child: Care, Health and Development Vol 18(1) Jan-Feb 1992, 1-13.
  • Bein, A., Torres, S., Jr., & Kurilla, V. (2000). Service delivery issues in early termination of Latino clients: Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment Vol 3(2) 2000, 43-59.
  • Beitchman, J., & Dielman, T. (1983). Terminators and remainers in child psychiatry: The patient-treatment fit: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry Vol 44(11) Nov 1983, 413-416.
  • Bell, D. C., Williams, M. L., Nelson, R., & Spence, R. T. (1994). An experimental test of retention in residential and outpatient programs: American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Vol 20(3) Aug 1994, 331-340.
  • Belter, K. S. (1993). MMPI-2 assessment in psychiatric and substance use inpatients and as a predictor of program attrition for substance users: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Bender, N. J. (1979). An investigation of selected pretreatment characteristics of female alcoholics as related to treatment completion or noncompletion: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Benjamin, A. (1993). Against psychotherapy: From hope to disillusionment: Feminism & Psychology Vol 3(3) Oct 1993, 401-404.
  • Benjamin, O., & Ha'elyon, H. (2002). Rewriting fertilization: Trust, pain, and exit points: Women's Studies International Forum Vol 25(6) Nov-Dec 2002, 667-678.
  • Benjamin-Bauman, J., Reiss, M. L., & Bailey, J. S. (1984). Increasing appointment keeping by reducing the call-appointment interval: Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis Vol 17(3) Fal 1984, 295-301.
  • Bennett, G. A. (1986). Expectations in the treatment of obesity: British Journal of Clinical Psychology Vol 25(4) Nov 1986, 311-312.
  • Bennett, G. A., & Jones, S. E. (1986). Dropping out of treatment for obesity: Journal of Psychosomatic Research Vol 30(5) 1986, 567-573.
  • Berden, J. V., & Peters, P. L. (1989). One-sidedly breaking of contact by alcohol clients of the C.A.D.-Limburg: Tijdschrift voor Alcohol, Drugs en Andere Psychotrope Stoffen Vol 15(6) 1989, 222-229.
  • Berg, B. J., & Dhopesh, V. (1996). Unscheduled admissions and AMA discharges from a substance abuse unit: American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Vol 22(4) Nov 1996, 589-593.
  • Berg, J. E. (1996). Use of a sense of coherence test and Hopkins Symptom Checklist to predict completion of stay in a postdetoxification counseling unit: The American Journal on Addictions Vol 5(4) Fal 1996, 327-333.
  • Berg, J. E., Andersen, S., & Alveberg, P. O. (1997). Former addicts as members of staff, and type of activity offered to drug misusers. Do these factors influence rate of completion? : Addiction Research Vol 5(1) Apr 1997, 39-48.
  • Berger, H., & Smith, M. J. (1978). Voluntary versus prescribed termination of methadone maintenance: British Journal of Addiction Vol 73(2) Jun 1978, 178-180.
  • Berghofer, G., Schmidl, F., Rudas, S., Steiner, E., & Schmitz, M. (2002). Predictors of treatment discontinuity in outpatient mental health care: Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology Vol 37(6) Jun 2002, 276-282.
  • Berman, L. B., & Goodrich, W. (1990). Running away from treatment: Observations and admission predictors for hospitalized adolescents. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.
  • Bernstein, A., Liegner, E. J., Meadow, P. W., Rosenthal, L., & Welber, D. (1998). Panel discussion on Rosenthal's "Clinical observations on premature termination in group analysis": Modern Psychoanalysis Vol 23(2) 1998, 159-181.
  • Berrigan, L. P., & Garfield, S. L. (1981). Relationship of missed psychotherapy appointments to premature termination and social class: British Journal of Clinical Psychology Vol 20(4) Nov 1981, 239-242.
  • Beshore, J. E. (1988). Female and male outpatients in alcohol and drug treatment: A comparison study of the effects of gender on MMPI scales and treatment completion: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Beyebach, M., & Carranza, V. E. (1997). Therapeutic interaction and dropout: Measuring relational communication in solution-focused therapy: Journal of Family Therapy Vol 19(2) May 1997, 173-212.
  • Beyko, M. J., & Wong, S. C. P. (2005). Predictors of treatment attrition as indicators for program improvement not offender shortcomings: A study of sex offender treatment attrition: Sexual Abuse: Journal of Research and Treatment Vol 17(4) Oct 2005, 375-389.
  • Bickel, W. K., & Amass, L. (1993). The relationship of mean daily blood alcohol levels to admission MAST, clinic absenteeism and depression in alcoholic methadone patients: Drug and Alcohol Dependence Vol 32(2) Apr 1993, 113-118.
  • Binen, L. M. (1999). Treatment outcome at a university counseling center. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Bischoff, R. J., & Sprenkle, D. H. (1993). Dropping out of marriage and family therapy: A critical review of research: Family Process Vol 32(3) Sep 1993, 353-375.
  • Bishara, G. (1979). Personality characteristics associated with success in methadone maintenance therapy: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Bjorn, I., & Backstrom, T. (1999). Drug related negative side-effects is a common reason for poor compliance in hormone replacement therapy: Maturitas Vol 32(2) Jun 1999, 77-86.
  • Blackman, L. R. (2000). Factors affecting drop-out and length of treatment in binge eating disorder. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Blood, L., & Cornwall, A. (1994). Pretreatment variables that predict completion of an adolescent substance abuse treatment program: Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease Vol 182(1) Jan 1994, 14-19.
  • Blouin, J., Schnarre, K., Carter, J., Blouin, A., & et al. (1995). Factors affecting dropout rate from cognitive-behavioral group treatment for bulimia nervosa: International Journal of Eating Disorders Vol 17(4) May 1995, 323-329.
  • Blount, C., King, J., & Menzies, D. (2002). Experiences of joining and leaving a therapeutic community and how preparation may help reduce dropout: Therapeutic Communities Vol 23(4) Win 2002, 271-284.
  • Boddington, S. J. A. (1995). Factors associated with drop-out from a couples therapy clinic: Sexual & Marital Therapy Vol 10(3) Nov 1995, 321-327.
  • Boggs, J. P. (1984). Locus of control, self-concept, and demographic variables as factors in the attrition of alcoholics from AA-oriented treatment programs: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Boland, C. (1993). Child behaviour management programs: Avoiding parental drop-out: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy Vol 14(3) Sep 1993, 168-170.
  • Borgeson, N. J. (1993). Prevention of attrition of severely mentally disabled persons from vocational rehabilitation services through personalized outreach and interagency collaboration: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Bornovalova, M. A., & Daughters, S. B. (2007). How does Dialectical Behavior Therapy facilitate treatment retention among individuals with comorbid borderline personality disorder and substance use disorders? : Clinical Psychology Review Vol 27(8) Dec 2007, 923-943.
  • Borrelli, B., Hogan, J. W., Bock, B., Pinto, B., Roberts, M., & Marcus, B. (2002). Predictors of quitting and dropout among women in a clinic-based smoking cessation program: Psychology of Addictive Behaviors Vol 16(1) Mar 2002, 22-27.
  • Borup, C., Kaiser, A., & Jensen, E. (1992). Long-term Antabuse treatment: Tolerance and reasons for withdrawal: Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica Vol 86(Suppl 369) 1992, 47-49.
  • Bostwick, G. J. (1987). "Where's Mary?" A review of the group treatment dropout literature: Social Work with Groups Vol 10(3) Fal 1987, 117-132.
  • Boudouris, J. (1976). Criminality and addiction: International Journal of the Addictions Vol 11(6) 1976, 951-966.
  • Bournazian, R. I. (1987). Prediction and outcome for alcoholic women in treatment: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Bowen, W. T., & Twemlow, S. W. (1978). Locus of control and treatment dropout in an alcoholic population: British Journal of Addiction Vol 73(1) Mar 1978, 51-54.
  • Bowen, W. T., & Twemlow, S. W. (1978). Staff absence as a factor in the patient dropout rate in alcoholism treatment programs: Hospital & Community Psychiatry Vol 29(6) Jun 1978, 361-367.
  • Bowen, W. T., Twemlow, S. W., & Lewis, I. (1977). Alcoholics: The double carousel phenomenon: Social Casework Vol 58(1) Jan 1977, 41-43.
  • Bowers, L., Simpson, A., & Alexander, J. (2005). Real world application of an intervention to reduce absconding: Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Vol 12(5) Oct 2005, 598-602.
  • Boylin, W. M., Doucette, J., & Jean, M. F. (1997). Multifamily therapy in substance abuse treatment with women: American Journal of Family Therapy Vol 25(1) Spr 1997, 39-47.
  • Brady, T. M., Krebs, C. P., & Laird, G. (2004). Psychiatric Comorbidity and Not Completing Jail-based Substance Abuse Treatment: The American Journal on Addictions Vol 13(1) Jan-Feb 2004, 83-101.
  • Brady, T. M., Salvucci, S., Sverdlov, L. S., Male, A., Kyeyune, H., Sikali, E., et al. (2005). Methadone dosage and retention: An examination of the 60 mg/day threshold: Journal of Addictive Diseases Vol 24(3) 2005, 23-48.
  • Brandsma, J. M., Maultsby, M. C., Welsh, R., & Heller, S. (1977). The court-probated alcoholic and outpatient treatment attrition: British Journal of Addiction Vol 72(1) Mar 1977, 23-30.
  • Brandt, L. W. (1965). Studies of "Dropout" patients in psychotherapy: A review of findings: Psychotherapy: Theory, Research & Practice Vol 2(1) 1965, 6-12.
  • Brecht, M.-L., Greenwell, L., & Anglin, M. D. (2005). Methamphetamine treatment: Trends and predictors of retention and completion in a large state treatment system (1992-2002): Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment Vol 29(4) Dec 2005, 295-306.
  • Brennan, M. J. (1990). Client-counselor role expectations and outcomes of counseling: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Brewer, L. G., Zawadski, M. L., & Lincoln, R. (1990). Characteristics of alcoholics and codependents who did and did not complete treatment: International Journal of the Addictions Vol 25(6) Jun 1990, 653-663.
  • Britt, G. C., Knisely, J. S., Dawson, K. S., & Schnoll, S. H. (1995). Attitude toward recovery and completion of a substance abuse treatment program: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment Vol 12(5) Sep-Oct 1995, 349-353.
  • Broadwell, G. G. (1996). Premature termination in community mental health: Application of a transtheoretical model. Dissertation Abstracts International Section A: Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Brogan, M. M., Prochaska, J. O., & Prochaska, J. M. (1999). Predicting termination and continuation status in psychotherapy using the transtheoretical model: Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training Vol 36(2) Sum 1999, 105-113.
  • Brosch, P. H. (1980). Systematic preparation for individual psychotherapy: Its effect on client anxiety, attrition and response to treatment: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Brown, D. M., Thorne, J. E., Foster, G. L., Duncan, J. L., Brune, L. M., Munana, A., et al. (2006). Factors affecting attrition in a longitudinal study of patients with AIDS: AIDS Care Vol 18(7) Oct 2006, 821-829.
  • Brown, P. D., O'Leary, K. D., & Feldbau, S. R. (1997). Dropout in a treatment program for self-referring wife abusing men: Journal of Family Violence Vol 12(4) Dec 1997, 365-387.
  • Brown, R. I. (1986). Dropouts and continuers in Gamblers Anonymous: Life-context and other factors: Journal of Gambling Behavior Vol 2(2) Fal-Win 1986, 130-140.
  • Brown, R. I. (1987). Dropouts and continuers in Gamblers Anonymous: II. Analysis of free-style accounts of experiences with GA: Journal of Gambling Behavior Vol 3(1) Spr 1987, 68-79.
  • Brown, R. I. (1987). Dropouts and continuers in Gamblers Anonymous: III. Some possible specific reasons for dropout: Journal of Gambling Behavior Vol 3(2) Sum 1987, 137-151.
  • Brown, R. I. (1987). Dropouts and continuers in Gamblers Anonymous: IV. Evaluation and summary: Journal of Gambling Behavior Vol 3(3) Fal 1987, 202-210.
  • Brown, V. B., Huba, G. J., & Melchior, L. A. (1995). Level of burden: Women with more than one co-occurring disorder: Journal of Psychoactive Drugs Vol 27(4) Oct-Dec 1995, 339-346.
  • Browne, K. D., Foreman, L., & Middleton, D. (1998). Predicting treatment drop-out in sex offenders: Child Abuse Review Vol 7(6)(Spec Issue) Nov-Dec 1998, 402-419.
  • Brownell, K. D., Heckerman, C. L., & Westlake, R. J. (1979). The behavioral control of obesity: A descriptive analysis of a large-scale program: Journal of Clinical Psychology Vol 35(4) Oct 1979, 864-869.
  • Brown-Peterside, P., Rivera, E., Lucy, D., Slaughter, I., Ren, L., Chiasson, M. A., et al. (2001). Retaining hard-to-reach women in HIV prevention and vaccine trials: Project ACHIEVE: American Journal of Public Health Vol 91(9) Sep 2001, 1377-1379.
  • Bryant, R. A., Moulds, M. L., Mastrodomenico, J., Hopwood, S., Felmingham, K., & Nixon, R. D. V. (2007). Who drops out of treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder? : Clinical Psychologist Vol 11(1) Mar 2007, 13-15.
  • Buddeberg, C. (1987). Does termination of psychotherapy mean therapeutic failure? : Praxis der Psychotherapie und Psychosomatik Vol 32(5) Sep 1987, 221-228.
  • Budman, S. H., Demby, A., & Randall, M. (1982). Psychotherapeutic outcome and reduction in medical utilization: A cautionary tale: Professional Psychology Vol 13(2) Apr 1982, 200-207.
  • Budman, S. H., Demby, A., Soldz, S., & Merry, J. (1996). Time-limited group psychotherapy for patients with personality disorders: Outcomes and dropouts: International Journal of Group Psychotherapy Vol 46(3) Jul 1996, 357-377.
  • Bueno Heredia, A., Cordoba Dona, J. A., Escolar Pujolar, A., Carmona Calvo, J., & Rodriguez Gomez, C. (2001). The patient dropout: A review article: Actas Espanolas de Psiquiatria Vol 29(1) Jan-Feb 2001, 33-40.
  • Buhrmaster, D., & et al. (1982). Clients' reasons for dropping out of rehabilitation centers: Psychological Reports Vol 51(3, Pt 2) Dec 1982, 1307-1316.
  • Burns, G. (1993). Presentation of a standard intervention during the intake interview: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Burstein, A. (1984). Psychiatric consultations in a general hospital: Compliance to follow-up: General Hospital Psychiatry Vol 6(2) Apr 1984, 139-141.
  • Butler, P. (1978). Continuance in psychotherapy: Working class clients: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Buttell, F. P., & Carney, M. M. (2002). Psychological and demographic predictors of attrition among batterers court ordered into treatment: Social Work Research Vol 26(1) Mar 2002, 31-41.
  • Buttell, F. P., & Pike, C. K. (2002). Investigating predictors of treatment attrition among court-ordered batterers: Journal of Social Service Research Vol 28(4) 2002, 53-68.
  • Butter, H. J. (1981). Some physiological and behavioral predictive characteristics of psychiatric patients: Journal of Clinical Psychology Vol 37(1) Jan 1981, 52-60.
  • Byrne, J. P., & Valdiserri, E. V. (1982). Victims of childhood sexual abuse: A follow-up study of a noncompliant population: Hospital & Community Psychiatry Vol 33(11) Nov 1982, 938-940.
  • Cabrera, J., Herrera, L., Morales, E., & Schilkrut, R. (1982). Long-term treatment of chronic schizophrenic outpatients with flupentixol decanoate: Evaluation of the reasons for dropout and intervening depressive syndromes: Revista Chilena de Neuropsiquiatria Vol 20(1-2) Jan-Jun 1982, 42-48.
  • Cadsky, O., Hanson, R. K., Crawford, M., & Lalonde, C. (1996). Attrition from a male batterer treatment program: Client-treatment congruence and lifestyle instability: Violence and Victims Vol 11(1) Spr 1996, 51-64.
  • Caggiano, R. A. (1981). Factors related to premature termination and customer satisfaction of mental health services in a community mental health center: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Caldwell, P. E., & Cutter, H. S. G. (1998). Alcoholics Anonymous affiliation during early recovery: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment Vol 15(3) May-Jun 1998, 221-228.
  • Callaghan, R. C. (2003). Risk factors associated with dropout and readmission among First Nations individuals admitted to an inpatient alcohol and drug detoxification program: Canadian Medical Association Journal Vol 169(1) Jul 2003, 23-27.
  • Callaghan, R. C. (2004). An examination of the construct validity of the transtheoretical model in three longitudinal substance-abuse treatment studies. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Callaghan, R. C. (2005). A Closer Look at the Work of Brogan, Prochaska, and Prochaska (1999): Comment: Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training Vol 42(2) Sum 2005, 244-246.
  • Callaghan, R. C., Hathaway, A., Cunningham, J. A., Vettese, L. C., Wyatt, S., & Taylor, L. (2005). Does stage-of-change predict dropout in a culturally diverse sample of adolescents admitted to inpatient substance-abuse treatment? A test of the transtheoretical model: Addictive Behaviors Vol 30(9) Oct 2005, 1834-1847.
  • Calsyn, D. A., Roszell, D. K., Walker, R. D., & O'Leary, M. R. (1983). Exploration of the relationship between frequency of illness, attrition from alcohol treatment, neuropsychological status and field dependence: Drug and Alcohol Dependence Vol 12(4) Dec 1983, 363-369.
  • Cameron, A. S. (1993). Verbal interaction in psychotherapy: Prematurely terminating versus continuing dyads: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Campbell, C. I., & Alexander, J. A. (2002). Culturally competent treatment practices and ancillary service use in outpatient substance abuse treatment: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment Vol 22(3) Apr 2002, 109-119.
  • Campbell, H. G., Clarkson, Q. D., & Sinsabaugh, L. L. (1977). MMPI identification of nonrehabilitants among disabled veterans: Journal of Personality Assessment Vol 41(3) Jun 1977, 266-269.
  • Campbell, V. A., Baker, D. B., & Bratton, S. (2000). Why do children drop-out from play therapy? : Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry Vol 5(1) Jan 2000, 133-138.
  • Campling, P. (1992). Audit of premature departure in a therapeutic community: A preliminary report: Therapeutic Communities Vol 13(1) Spr 1992, 45-53.
  • Canterbury-Counts, W. D. (1989). The impact of the therapeutic relationship on weight loss in a behavioral weight management program: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Carels, R. A., Cacciapaglia, H. M., Douglass, O. M., Rydin, S., & O'Brien, W. H. (2003). The early identification of poor treatment outcome in a women's weight loss program: Eating Behaviors Vol 4(3) Sep 2003, 265-282.
  • Carlson, C. (1993). The damaged identity tag: A prematurely terminated analysis of a latency boy: Journal of Child Psychotherapy Vol 19(1) 1993, 95-116.
  • Carney, M. M., & Buttell, F. P. (2004). Psychological and Demographic Predictors of Treatment Attrition Among Women Assaulters: Journal of Offender Rehabilitation Vol 38(4) 2004, 7-25.
  • Carney, M. M., Buttell, F. P., & Muldoon, J. (2006). Predictors of batterer intervention program attrition: Developing and implementing logistic regression models: Journal of Offender Rehabilitation Vol 43(2) 2006, 35-54.
  • Carrillo, T. P. (1986). A study of men who batter: Demographic and psychological indicators for prediction of completion of treatment: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Carter, M. M., Turovsky, J., Sbrocco, T., Meadows, E. A., & Barlow, D. H. (1995). Patient dropout from a couples' group treatment for panic disorder with agoraphobia: Professional Psychology: Research and Practice Vol 26(6) Dec 1995, 626-628.
  • Cartwright, R. D., Lloyd, S., & Wicklund, J. (1980). Identifying early dropouts from psychotherapy: Psychotherapy: Theory, Research & Practice Vol 17(3) Fal 1980, 263-267.
  • Cartwright, R. D., Tipton, L. W., & Wicklund, J. (1980). Focusing on dreams: A preparation program for psychotherapy: Archives of General Psychiatry Vol 37(3) Mar 1980, 275-277.
  • Carver, J. T. (1986). Expectations and premature termination from counseling: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Castillo, H. R., Soler Saavedra, M. M., Rivero Vazquez, G., & Baez Bermudez, E. (1989). Psychological characteristics of dropouts from obesity treatment: Revista del Hospital Psiquiatrico de La Habana Vol 30(4) Oct-Dec 1989, 541-549.
  • Cegielski, M. Z. (1982). The effect of information about counseling process or the counseling center on multiple measures of counseling outcome at a university counseling service: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Chan, L. S., Wingert, W. A., Wachsman, L., Schuetz, S., & et al. (1986). Differences between dropouts and active participants in a pediatric clinic for substance abuse mothers: American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Vol 12(1-2) Mar-Jun 1986, 89-99.
  • Chandrasena, R. (1987). Premature discharges: A comparative study: The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry / La Revue canadienne de psychiatrie Vol 32(4) May 1987, 259-263.
  • Chandrasena, R. D., & Miller, W. C. (1988). Discharges AMA and AWOL: A new "revolving door syndrome." Psychiatric Journal of the University of Ottawa Vol 13(3) Sep 1988, 154-157.
  • Chang, H. (1997). An analysis of attrition in batterers' counseling. Dissertation Abstracts International Section A: Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Chang, H., & Saunders, D. G. (2002). Predictors of attrition in two types of group programs for men who batter: Journal of Family Violence Vol 17(3) Sep 2002, 273-292.
  • Charles-Nicolas, A., & Cordonnier, J. P. (1988). Drug addiction and AIDS: A new therapeutic confrontation: Annales Medico-Psychologiques Vol 146(3) Mar 1988, 213-215.
  • Chesney, A. P., Brown, K. A., Poe, C. W., & Gary, H. E. (1983). Physician-patient agreement on symptoms as a predictor of retention in outpatient care: Hospital & Community Psychiatry Vol 34(8) Aug 1983, 737-739.
  • Chesney, S. M., Fakouri, M. E., & Hafner, J. L. (1986). The relationship between early recollections and willingness/unwillingness of alcoholics to continue treatment: Individual Psychology: Journal of Adlerian Theory, Research & Practice Vol 42(3) Sep 1986, 395-403.
  • Chiesa, M. (1992). A comparative study of psychotherapy referrals: British Journal of Medical Psychology Vol 65(1) Mar 1992, 5-8.
  • Chiesa, M., Wright, M., & Neeld, R. (2003). A description of an audit cycle of early dropouts from an inpatient psychotherapy unit: Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Vol 17(2) Jun 2003, 138-149.
  • Chisholm, S. M., Crowther, J. H., & Ben-Porath, Y. S. (1997). Selected MMPI-2 scales' ability to predict premature termination and outcome from psychotherapy: Journal of Personality Assessment Vol 69(1) Aug 1997, 127-144.
  • Chisholm, S. M. A. (1998). A comparison of the therapeutic alliances of premature terminators versus therapy completers. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Choi, N. G., & Gonzalez, J. M. (2005). Geriatric Mental Health Clinicians' Perceptions of Barriers and Contributors to Retention of Older Minorities in Treatment: An Exploratory Study: Clinical Gerontologist Vol 28(3) 2005, 3-25.
  • Chou, C.-P., Hser, Y.-I., & Anglin, M. D. (1998). Interaction effects of client and treatment program characteristics on retention: An exploratory analysis using hierarchical linear models: Substance Use & Misuse Vol 33(11) Sep 1998, 2281-2301.
  • Chovanec, M. G. (1995). Attrition in the treatment of men who batter: A closer look at men's decision-making process about attending or dropping out of treatment. Dissertation Abstracts International Section A: Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Christensen, C. H. (2002). Therapist cultural sensitivity and premature termination rates with ethnic minority adolescents. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Christensen, K. C., Birk, J. M., & Sedlacek, W. E. (1977). A follow-up of clients placed on a counseling center waiting list: Journal of College Student Personnel Vol 18(4) Jul 1977, 308-311.
  • Christensen, K. R., Valbak, K., & Weeke, A. (1991). Premature termination in analytic group therapy: Dropout frequencies and pretherapy predictors: Nordisk Psykiatrisk Tidsskrift Vol 45(5) 1991, 377-382.
  • Christy, V. F. (2001). Factors associated with premature termination of psychotherapy in children and adolescents. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Chung, W. S., Pardeck, J. T., & Murphy, J. W. (1995). Factors associated with premature termination of psychotherapy by children: Adolescence Vol 30(119) Fal 1995, 717-721.
  • Clark, M. M., Niaura, R., King, T. K., & Pera, V. (1996). Depression, smoking, activity level, and health status: Pretreatment predictors of attrition in obesity treatment: Addictive Behaviors Vol 21(4) Jul-Aug 1996, 509-513.
  • Claus, R. E., & Kindleberger, L. R. (2002). Engaging substance abusers after centralized assessment: Predictors of treatment entry and dropout: Journal of Psychoactive Drugs Vol 34(1) Jan-Mar 2002, 25-31.
  • Claxton, N., Husain, S., & Tomison, A. (2006). Monitoring leave in a secure unit: A clinical performance indicator? : Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology Vol 17(1) Mar 2006, 32-36.
  • Clayton, L. T. (1991). Effects of different precounseling rationales on treatment outcomes, client attitudes, and persistence in time-limited counseling: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Clinton, D. N. (1996). Why do eating disorder patients drop out? : Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics Vol 65(1) Jan-Feb 1996, 29-35.
  • Cohen, D., Leo, J., Stanton, T., Smith, D., McCready, K., Laing, M. S., et al. (2002). A boy who stops taking stimulants for "ADHD": Commentaries on a Pediatrics case study: Ethical Human Sciences & Services Vol 4(3) Fal-Win 2002, 189-209.
  • Cohen, K., Edstrom, K., & Smith-Papke, L. (1995). Identifying early dropouts from a rehabilitation program for psychiatric outpatients: Psychiatric Services Vol 46(10) Oct 1995, 1076-1078.
  • Cohen, L. S., Nonacs, R. M., Bailey, J. W., Viguera, A. C., Reminick, A. M., Altshuler, L. L., et al. (2004). Relapse of depression during pregnancy following antidepressant discontinuation: A preliminary prospective study: Archives of Women's Mental Health Vol 7(4) 2004, 217-221.
  • Colenso, H. M. (2003). Psychosocial correlates of drop out in a substance abuse treatment program for mothers. Dissertation Abstracts International Section A: Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Collins, J. K., McCabe, M. P., Jupp, J. J., & Sutton, J. E. (1983). Body percept change in obese females after weight reduction therapy: Journal of Clinical Psychology Vol 39(4) Jul 1983, 507-511.
  • Combs, D. E. (1984). A study of unilateral termination in psychotherapy: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Comfort, M., Loverro, J., & Kaltenbach, K. (2000). A search for strategies to engage women in substance abuse treatment: Social Work in Health Care Vol 31(4) 2000, 59-70.
  • Compton, M. T., Rudisch, B. E., Craw, J., Thompson, T., & Owens, D. A. (2006). Predictors of missed first appointments at community mental health centers after psychiatric hospitalization: Psychiatric Services Vol 57(4) Apr 2006, 531-537.
  • Condelli, W. S., Koch, M. A., & Fletcher, B. (2000). Treatment refusal/attrition among adults randomly assigned to programs at a drug treatment campus: The New Jersey Substance Abuse Treatment Campus, Seacaucus, NJ: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment Vol 18(4) Jun 2000, 395-407.
  • Connell, J., Grant, S., & Mullin, T. (2006). Client initiated termination of therapy at NHS primary care counselling services: Counselling & Psychotherapy Research Vol 6(1) Mar 2006, 60-67.
  • Connelly, E. J. (1982). Predictions of patient attrition from an alcohol rehabilitation program: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Cook, C. A. L., Booth, B. M., Blow, F. C., McAleenan, K. A., & et al. (1994). Risk factors for AMA discharge from VA inpatient alcoholism treatment programs: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment Vol 11(3) May-Jun 1994, 239-245.
  • Coombs, M. M. (1987). Dropping out of treatment in the 1980's: Factors associated with adult client continuance and discontinuance in outpatient psychotherapy: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Copeland, J., & Hall, W. (1992). A comparison of predictors of treatment drop-out of women seeking drug and alcohol treatment in a specialist women's and two traditional mixed-sex treatment services: British Journal of Addiction Vol 87(6) Jun 1992, 883-890.
  • Cordaro, M. (2007). The use of treatment process variables to differentiate between completers and dropouts for a guided self-change adolescent substance abuse intervention. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Corning, A. F., & Malofeeva, E. V. (2004). The Application of Survival Analysis to the Study of Psychotherapy Termination: Journal of Counseling Psychology Vol 51(3) Jul 2004, 354-367.
  • Corning, A. F., Malofeeva, E. V., & Bucchianeri, M. M. (2007). Predicting termination type from client-therapist agreement on the severity of the presenting problem: Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training Vol 44(2) Jun 2007, 193-204.
  • Cottrell, D., Hill, P., Walk, D., Dearnaley, J., & et al. (1988). Factors influencing non-attendance at child psychiatry out-patient appointments: British Journal of Psychiatry Vol 152 Feb 1988, 201-204.
  • Cournoyer, L.-G., Brochu, S., Landry, M., & Bergeron, J. (2007). Therapeutic alliance, patient behaviour and dropout in a drug rehabilitation programme: The moderating effect of clinical subpopulations: Addiction Vol 102(12) Dec 2007, 1960-1970.
  • Covey, K. E. (1982). Predicting alcoholism treatment drop-out: A study of toxicity, the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory, and resultant methodological issues: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Coviello, D. M., Zanis, D. A., Wesnoski, S. A., & Alterman, A. I. (2006). The effectiveness of outreach case management in re-enrolling discharged methadone patients: Drug and Alcohol Dependence Vol 85(1) Oct 2006, 56-65.
  • Cox, N. J., Reifler, B. V., & Yates, K. (1998). Building adult day center census by preventing premature terminations: American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease Vol 13(3) May-Jun 1998, 124-130.
  • Craig, R. J. (1984). Can personality tests predict treatment dropouts? : International Journal of the Addictions Vol 19(6) Sep 1984, 665-674.
  • Craig, R. J. (1984). Personality dimensions related to premature termination from an inpatient drug abuse treatment program: Journal of Clinical Psychology Vol 40(1) Jan 1984, 351-355.
  • Craig, R. J. (1985). Reducing the treatment drop out rate in drug abuse programs: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment Vol 2(4) 1985, 209-219.
  • Craig, R. J., & Olson, R. E. (1988). Differences in psychological need hierarchy between program completers and dropouts from a drug abuse treatment program: American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Vol 14(1) Mar 1988, 89-96.
  • Craig, R. J., Rogalski, C., & Veltri, D. (1982). Predicting treatment dropouts from a drug abuse rehabilitation program: International Journal of the Addictions Vol 17(4) May 1982, 641-653.
  • Craissati, J., & Beech, A. (2001). Attrition in a community treatment program for child sexual abusers: Journal of Interpersonal Violence Vol 16(3) Mar 2001, 205-221.
  • Crandell, J. S. (1981). Clinical implications of dispositional self-consciousness: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Cross, D. G., & Warren, C. E. (1984). Environmental factors associated with continuers and terminators in adult out-patient psychotherapy: British Journal of Medical Psychology Vol 57(4) Dec 1984, 363-369.
  • Crowder, D. A. (2000). Early termination status in adult outpatient psychotherapy: Relationship to interactional variables. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Cummings, R. E. (1977). A three-year study of a VA inpatient alcoholic treatment using demographic and psychological data: Rehabilitation Literature Vol 38(5) May 1977, 153-156.
  • Cunningham, J. A., Sdao-Jarvie, K., Koshi-Jannes, A., & Breslin, F. C. (2001). Using self-help materials to motivate change at assessment for alcohol treatment: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment Vol 20(4) Jun 2001, 301-304.
  • Cunningham, J. A., Wild, T. C., & Cordingley, J. (2004). Using collaterals to validate self-reports of problem drinkers: Any impact on client attrition and quantity of drinking reported? : Addictive Behaviors Vol 29(3) May 2004, 615-621.
  • Curiel, J. D., Avis, D., Araujo, E., Pascual, M. A., Portoles, J., Criado, C., et al. (2003). Study of some variables related to the drop-out patients attended in a Mental Health Service: Anales de Psiquiatria Vol 19(7) Jul-Aug 2003, 296-300.
  • Currie, E. J. (1998). Effect of learning style preference on drink refusal knowledge, skill acquisition, and attrition for substance abusers in an outpatient drug and alcohol treatment program. Dissertation Abstracts International Section A: Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Curtin, L., Brown, R. A., & Sales, S. D. (2000). Determinants of attrition from cessation treatment in smokers with a history of major depressive disorder: Psychology of Addictive Behaviors Vol 14(2) Jun 2000, 134-142.
  • Dahl, M. E. (1981). Matching patients and therapists on field dependence-independence, A-B therapist type, and the Navran Scale to cut down on dropouts from therapy among alcoholics: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Dalton, R., Major, S., & Sharkey, M. (1998). Nonattenders and attrition from a forensic psychology outpatient service: International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology Vol 42(2) Jun 1998, 174-180.
  • Daly, J. E., & Pelowski, S. (2000). Predictors of dropout among men who batter: A review of studies with implications for research and practice: Violence and Victims Vol 15(2) Sum 2000, 137-160.
  • Daly, J. E., Power, T. G., & Gondolf, E. W. (2001). Predictors of batterer program attendance: Journal of Interpersonal Violence Vol 16(10) Oct 2001, 971-991.
  • Das, K., Banerjee, M., Mondal, G. P., Devi, L. G., Singh, O. P., & Mukherjee, B. B. (2007). Evaluation of socio-economic factors causing discontinuation of epilepsy treatment resulting in seizure recurrence: A study in an urban epilepsy clinic in India: Seizure Vol 16(7) Oct 2007, 601-607.
  • Daughters, S. B. (2005). Distress tolerance as a predictor of early treatment dropout in a residential substance abuse treatment facility. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Daughters, S. B., Lejuez, C. W., Bornovalova, M. A., Kahler, C. W., Strong, D. R., & Brown, R. A. (2005). Distress Tolerance as a Predictor of Early Treatment Dropout in a Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Facility: Journal of Abnormal Psychology Vol 114(4) Nov 2005, 729-734.
  • Daughters, S. B., Stipelman, B. A., Sargeant, M. N., Schuster, R., Bornovalova, M. A., & Lejuez, C. W. (2008). The interactive effects of antisocial personality disorder and court-mandated status on substance abuse treatment dropout: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment Vol 34(2) Mar 2008, 157-164.
  • Davis, H., & Dhillon, A. M. (1989). Prediction of early attrition from couple therapy: Psychological Reports Vol 65(3, Pt 1) Dec 1989, 899-902.
  • Davis, H. S. (1977). An empirical study of the meanings of silence occurring early in psychotherapy: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Davis, K. L., Estess, F. M., Simonton, S. C., & Gonda, T. A. (1977). Effects of payment mode on clinic attendance and rehospitalization: American Journal of Psychiatry Vol 134(5) May 1977, 576-578.
  • Davis, M. J. (1999). Predicting attrition from behavioral medicine programs using treatment expectations and treatment experiences. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Davis, M. J., & Addis, M. E. (2002). Treatment expectations, experiences, and mental health functioning predict attrition status in behavioural medicine groups: Irish Journal of Psychology Vol 23(1-2) 2002, 37-51.
  • Davis, S. (1994). Drug treatment decisions of chemically-dependent women: International Journal of the Addictions Vol 29(10) Aug 1994, 1287-1304.
  • Davis, S., Hooke, G. R., & Page, A. C. (2006). Identifying and targeting predictors of drop-out from group cognitive behaviour therapy: Australian Journal of Psychology Vol 58(1) May 2006, 48-56.
  • Davis, S. K. (1993). A description and comparison of the cognitive appraisal processes, coping modes and intervening variables that affect the decision of chemically dependent women in choosing to remain in or drop out of a drug treatment program: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Davison, G. C. (1995). A failure of early behavior therapy (circa 1966): or Why I learned to stop worrying and to embrace psychotherapy integration: Journal of Psychotherapy Integration Vol 5(2) Jun 1995, 107-112.
  • Davison, J. W., Sweeney, M. L., Bush, K. R., Davis Correale, T. M., Calsyn, D. A., Reoux, J. P., et al. (2006). Outpatient treatment engagement and abstinence rates following inpatient opioid detoxification: Journal of Addictive Diseases Vol 25(4) 2006, 27-35.
  • Davison, S. N., & Jhangri, G. S. (2005). The Impact of Chronic Pain on Depression, Sleep, and the Desire to Withdraw from Dialysis in Hemodialysis Patients: Journal of Pain and Symptom Management Vol 30(5) Nov 2005, 465-473.
  • de Amicis, L. A., & et al. (1984). Three-year follow-up of couples evaluated for sexual dysfunction: Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy Vol 10(4) Win 1984, 215-228.
  • de Haan, L., van Bruggen, J. M., Lavalaye, J., Scholte, W. F., Wouters, L., Storosum, J., et al. (2001). Rehabilitation of conventional antipsychotics: An overview of meta-analyses: Tijdschrift voor Psychiatrie Vol 43(4) 2001, 259-264.
  • de Leon, G., & Jainchill, N. (1986). Circumstance, motivation, readiness and suitability as correlates of treatment tenure: Journal of Psychoactive Drugs Vol 18(3) Jul-Sep 1986, 203-208.
  • De Leon, G., Melnick, G., Kressel, D., & Jainchill, N. (1994). Circumstances, motivation, readiness, and suitability (the CMRS scales): Predicting retention in therapeutic community treatment: American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Vol 20(4) Nov 1994, 495-515.
  • de Leon, G., & Schwartz, S. (1984). Therapeutic communities: What are the retention rates? : American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Vol 10(2) Jun 1984, 267-284.
  • de Leon, G., Wexler, H. K., & Jainchill, N. (1982). The therapeutic community: Success and improvement rates 5 years after treatment: International Journal of the Addictions Vol 17(4) May 1982, 703-747.
  • de Loach, S. S. (1977). Level of ego development, degree of psychopathology, and continuation or termination of outpatient psychotherapy involvement: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • de los Cobos, J. P., Trujols, J., Ribalta, E., & Masas, M. (1997). Cocaine use immediately prior to entry in an inpatient heroin detoxification unit as a predictor of discharges against medical advice: American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Vol 23(2) May 1997, 267-279.
  • de Lucas-Taracena, M. T., Maldonado, D., Tossio-Gonzalez, C., & Bravo-Ortiz, M. F. (2002). Drop-out from out-patient treatment for alcohol dependence: A two-year prospective study: Actas Espanolas de Psiquiatria Vol 30(5) Sep-Oct 2002, 273-278.
  • Dean, S. A. (1996). Outcome differences among participants in a chronic pain program. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Deane, F. P. (1991). Attendance and drop-out from outpatient psychotherapy in New Zealand: Community Mental Health in New Zealand Vol 6(1) Aug 1991, 34-51.
  • Deane, F. P. (1991). Improving attendance at intake in children's outpatient services of a community mental health centre: Child: Care, Health and Development Vol 17(2) Mar-Apr 1991, 115-121.
  • DeHart, D. D., Kennerly, R. J., Burke, L. K., & Follingstad, D. R. (1999). Predictors of attrition in a treatment program for battering men: Journal of Family Violence Vol 14(1) Mar 1999, 19-34.
  • del Rio, M., Mino, A., & Perneger, T. V. (1997). Predictors of patient retention in a newly established methadone maintenance treatment programme: Addiction Vol 92(10) Oct 1997, 1353-1360.
  • Delmonte, M. M. (1988). Personality correlates of meditation practice frequency and dropout in an outpatient population: Journal of Behavioral Medicine Vol 11(6) Dec 1988, 593-597.
  • Dembo, R., Weyant, J. M., & Warner, J. L. (1982). The impact of intake experiences on clients' dropping out of treatment at a Community Mental Health Center: Journal of Psychiatric Treatment & Evaluation Vol 4(4) 1982, 345-353.
  • Demyttenaere, K., Enzlin, P., Dewe, W., Boulanger, B., De Bie, J., De Troyer, W., et al. (2001). Compliance with antidepressants in a primary care setting, 2: The influence of gender and type of impairment: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry Vol 62(Suppl22) 2001, 34-37.
  • Demyttenaere, K., Enzlin, P., Walthere, D., Boulanger, B., De Bie, J., De Troyer, W., et al. (2001). Compliance with antidepressants in a primary care setting, 1: Beyond lack of efficacy and adverse events: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry Vol 62(Suppl22) 2001, 30-33.
  • Demyttenaere, K., Van Ganse, E., Gregoire, J., Gaens, E., Mesters, P., & Belgian Compliance Study, G. (1998). Compliance in depressed patients treated with fluoxetine or amitriptyline: International Clinical Psychopharmacology Vol 13(1) Jan 1998, 11-17.
  • Deren, S., Goldstein, M. F., Des Jarlais, D. C., Richman, B. L., Kang, S.-Y., & Flom, P. L. (2001). Drug use, HIV-related risk behaviors and dropout status of new admissions and re-admissions to methadone treatment: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment Vol 20(2) Mar 2001, 185-189.
  • Desmarais, K. M. (2000). Psychotherapy dropout: A multicultural framework for examining within-group differences among clients at a Christian counseling center. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Devanesan, M., & et al. (1976). Changing attendance patterns to sex therapy programs as a function of location and personnel: Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy Vol 2(4) Win 1976, 309-314.
  • Devins, N. P. (1986). Preparation of patients for individual psychotherapy: Effects on attendance and dropout rates: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Di Gallo, A., Amsler, F., & Burgin, D. (2002). Dropping-out at a child psychiatry outpatient clinic in Basel: An evaluation for quality control: Praxis der Kinderpsychologie und Kinderpsychiatrie Vol 51(2) Feb 2002, 92-102.
  • Di Pietro, G., Valoroso, L., Fichele, M., Bruno, C., & Sorge, F. (2002). What happens to eating disorder outpatients who withdrew from therapy? : Eating and Weight Disorders Vol 7(4) Dec 2002, 298-303.
  • Dick, P. H. (1986). Day and full time psychiatric treatment: Dr. Dick replies: British Journal of Psychiatry Vol 148 Apr 1986, 477-478.
  • Dickens, G. L., & Campbell, J. (2001). Absconding of patients from an independent UK psychiatric hospital: A 3-year retrospective analysis of events and characteristics of absconders: Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Vol 8(6) Dec 2001, 543-550.
  • Diederich, N. J., Moore, C. G., Leurgans, S. E., Chmura, T. A., & Goetz, C. G. (2003). Correction: "Analysis of Outcome in Retrieved Dropout Patients in a Rivastigmine vs Placebo, 26-Week, Alzheimer Disease Trial": Archives of Neurology Vol 60(12) Dec 2003, 1728.
  • Dieser, R. B. (2002). A personal narrative of a cross-cultural experience in a therapeutic recreation: Unmasking the masked: Therapeutic Recreation Journal Vol 36(1) 2002, 84-96.
  • DiFranceisco, W., Kelly, J. A., Sikkema, K. J., Somlai, A. M., Murphy, D. A., & Stevenson, L. Y. (1998). Differences between completers and early dropouts from 2 HIV intervention trials: A health belief approach to understanding prevention program attrition: American Journal of Public Health Vol 88(7) Jul 1998, 1068-1073.
  • DiGiacomo, J. N. (1988). Recognition and management of the treatment-resistant schizophrenic patient. New York, NY: W W Norton & Co.
  • Diler, R. S., Tamam, L., & Avci, A. (2000). Withdrawal symptoms associated with paroxetine discontinuation in a nine-year-old boy: Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology Vol 20(5) Oct 2000, 586-587.
  • Dittmann, R. W. (1982). Noncompliance following renal transplantation with a background of intercultural conflicts: Acta Paedopsychiatrica: International Journal of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Vol 48(5) Oct 1982, 249-252.
  • Doak, E. F. (1980). Premature termination from treatment in a brief therapy setting: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Dolan, L. P. (1977). Predicting rehabilitation progress in the alcoholism outpatient clinic: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Doleshal, D. J. (1988). Attempted cross-validation of an MMPI-derived scale designed to predict dropouts from inpatient alcohol treatment: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Donovan, D. M., Rosengren, D. B., Downey, L., Cox, G. B., & Sloan, K. L. (2001). Attrition prevention with individuals awaiting publicly funded drug treatment: Addiction Vol 96(8) 2001, 1149-1160.
  • Doumas, D. M., Blasey, C. M., & Thacker, C. L. (2005). Attrition from Alcohol and Drug Outpatient Treatment: Psychological Distress and Interpersonal Problems as Indicators: Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly Vol 23(4) 2005, 55-67.
  • Dowd, L. S., Leisring, P. A., & Rosenbaum, A. (2005). Partner Aggressive Women: Characteristics and Treatment Attrition: Violence and Victims Vol 20(2) Apr 2005, 219-233.
  • Doweiko, H. E. (1989). The Sladen and Mozdzierz AMA scale: A failed replication attempt: International Journal of the Addictions Vol 24(5) 1989, 397-404.
  • Dubinsky, M. (1986). Predictors of appointment non-compliance in community mental health patients: Community Mental Health Journal Vol 22(2) Sum 1986, 142-146.
  • DuBrin, J. R. (1986). Factors related to premature attrition in a private practice setting: Development of a dropout scale: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • DuBrin, J. R., & Zastowny, T. R. (1988). Predicting early attrition from psychotherapy: An analysis of a large private-practice cohort: Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training Vol 25(3) Fal 1988, 393-408.
  • Duckro, P. N., Margolis, R. B., & Tait, R. C. (1985). Long-term follow-up of chronic pain patients: A preliminary study: International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine Vol 15(3) 1985-1986, 283-292.
  • Duehn, W. D., & Proctor, E. K. (1977). Initial clinical interaction and premature discontinuance in treatment: American Journal of Orthopsychiatry Vol 47(2) Apr 1977, 284-290.
  • Dunkel, A. (1990). A multidimensional approach to premature termination of psychotherapy at a private mental health facility: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Durand, V. M., & Rost, N. (2005). Does It Matter Who Participates in Our Studies? A Caution When Interpreting the Research on Positive Behavorial Support: Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions Vol 7(3) Sum 2005, 186-188.
  • Dyer, R. L. (1979). Pre-psychotherapy characteristics of prematurely, unilaterally discontinuing families at a community mental health center: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Edlund, M. J., & Swann, A. C. (1989). Continuing in treatment as a form of selection bias: American Journal of Psychiatry Vol 146(2) Feb 1989, 254-256.
  • Edlund, M. J., Wamg, P. S., Berglund, P. A., Katz, S. J., Lin, E., & Kessler, R. C. (2002). Dropping out of mental health treatment: Patterns and predictors among epidemiological survey respondents in the United States and Ontario: American Journal of Psychiatry Vol 159(5) May 2002, 845-851.
  • Edwards, D. W. (1982). Spouse participation in the treatment of alcoholism: Completion of treatment and recidivism: Social Work with Groups Vol 5(1) Spr 1982, 41-48.
  • Edwards, J. H. (1991). Attrition in family and marital therapy: A decay curve approach: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Edwards, R., & Beech, A. (2004). Treatment programmes for adolescents who commit sexual offences: Dropout and recidivism: Journal of Sexual Aggression Vol 10(1) Mar 2004, 101-115.
  • Edwards, R., Beech, A., Bishopp, D., Erikson, M., Friendship, C., & Charlesworth, L. (2005). Predicting dropout from a residential programme for adolescent sexual abusers using pre-treatment variables and implications for recidivism: Journal of Sexual Aggression Vol 11(2) May 2005, 139-155.
  • Edwards, S. O. (2001). Factors related to the premature termination of individual psychotherapy by HIV-seropositive African-American women. (immune deficiency). Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Ellingson, A. G. (1990). Early premature termination from a university counseling center: A qualitative research study: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Elliott, D. J. (1995). Children's mental health treatment in rural and urban communities: Do parental expectations affect treatment initiation and continuance? Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Ellner, M. (1977). Marijuana use by heroin abusers as a factor in program retention: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Vol 45(4) Aug 1977, 709-710.
  • Encrenaz, G., Rondeau, V., Messiah, A., & Auriacombe, M. (2005). Examining the influence of drop-outs in a follow-up of maintained opiate users: Drug and Alcohol Dependence Vol 79(3) Sep 2005, 303-310.
  • Enders, L. E. (1992). Forecasting therapy completion in chemically dependent families: Family Dynamics of Addiction Quarterly Vol 2(1) Jul 1992, 9-19.
  • Epifani, A., Iossa Fasano, A., & Mancuso, C. E. (1986). Clinical proposals aimed at solving the problem of dropouts in the treatment of alcohol dependence: Rivista di Neuropsichiatria e Scienze Affini Vol 32(2) Apr-Jun 1986, 77-81.
  • Epifani, A., Iossa Fasano, A., & Mancuso, C. E. (1986). Psychosocial variables as prognostic indicators in the treatment of alcohol dependence: Rivista di Neuropsichiatria e Scienze Affini Vol 32(2) Apr-Jun 1986, 85-90.
  • Epstein, E. E., McCrady, B. S., Miller, K. J., & Steinberg, M. (1994). Attrition from conjoint alcoholism treatment: Do dropouts differ from completers? : Journal of Substance Abuse Vol 6(3) 1994, 249-265.
  • Epstein, M. D. (1999). Psychosocial variables and retention in inpatient detoxification treatment. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Ersner-Hershfield, S., Abramowitz, S. I., & Baren, J. (1979). Incentive effects of choosing a therapist: Journal of Clinical Psychology Vol 35(2) Apr 1979, 404-406.
  • Erwin, J. E., & Hunter, J. J. (1984). Prediction of attrition in alcoholic aftercare by scores on the Embedded Figures Test and two Piagetian tasks: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Vol 52(3) Jun 1984, 354-358.
  • Escriva, A. F. (1980). The effect of dissonance on dropout rate in mental health service: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Eufemia, R. L., Colvin, R. H., Seaman, J. E., & Wesolowski, M. D. (1984). Some modest guidelines for reporting attrition from treatment in weight reduction programs: the Behavior Therapist Vol 7(2) Feb 1984, 27-28.
  • Evans, D. D., & Blanchard, E. B. (1988). Prediction of early termination from the self-regulatory treatment of chronic headache: Biofeedback & Self Regulation Vol 13(3) Sep 1988, 245-256.
  • Evers, P. V. (1986). Effects of satisfaction and dropout of confirmation/disconfirmation of clients' preferences for therapeutic style, level of disturbance, and level of distress: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Fagan, P. J. (1985). The client's and therapist's reports of perceptions of the other as predictors of return after intake sessions in a university counseling center: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Fairclough, D. L., Gagnon, D. D., Zagari, M. J., Marschner, N., & Dicato, M. (2003). Evaluation of quality of life in a clinical trial with nonrandom dropout: The effect of epoetin alfa in anemic cancer patients: Quality of Life Research: An International Journal of Quality of Life Aspects of Treatment, Care & Rehabilitation Vol 12(8) Dec 2003, 1013-1027.
  • Falkin, J. (1979). The clinical evaluation of the likelihood of inappropriate termination of psychotherapy: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Falkowski, J., Watts, V., Falkowski, W., & Dean, T. (1990). Patients leaving hospital without the knowledge or permission of staff: Absconding: British Journal of Psychiatry Vol 156 Apr 1990, 488-490.
  • Farley, T. A., Cartter, M. L., Wassell, J. T., & Hadler, J. L. (1992). Predictors of outcome in methadone programs: Effect of HIV counseling and testing: AIDS Vol 6(1) Jan 1992, 115-121.
  • Farlow, M., Potkin, S., Koumaras, B., Veach, J., & Mirski, D. (2003). Analysis of outcome in retrieved dropout patients in a rivastigmine vs placebo, 26-week Alzheimer disease trial: Archives of Neurology Vol 60(6) Jun 2003, 843-848.
  • Farragher, B., Gannon, M., & Ahmad, I. (1996). Absent without leave: Can we predict those who go AWOL? : Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine Vol 13(1) Mar 1996, 28-30.
  • Farrell, M. P. (1982). Evaluation of preintake and pretherapy training in a community mental health center: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Fasanella, I., Di Pietro, G., Bellini, O., & Muscettola, G. (1996). Eating disorders: Naturalistic course in drop-out patients: Rivista di Psichiatria Vol 31(2) Mar-Apr 1996, 69-76.
  • Fassino, S., Abbate-Daga, G., Piero, A., Leombruni, P., & Rovera, G. G. (2003). Dropout from brief psychotherapy within a combination treatment in bulimia nervosa: Role of personality and anger: Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics Vol 72(4) Jul-Aug 2003, 203-210.
  • Fassino, S., Daga, G. A., Piero, A., & Rovera, G. G. (2002). Dropout from brief psychotherapy in anorexia nervosa: Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics Vol 71(4) Jul-Aug 2002, 200-206.
  • Fassone, G., Ivaldi, A., & Rocchi, M. T. (2003). Drop-out reduction in patients with severe personality disorders: Preliminary results of an integrated treatment model of group and individual cognitive-behavioural therapy: Rivista di Psichiatria Vol 38(5) Sep-Oct 2003, 241-246.
  • Fassone, G., Trincia, V., D'Amato, A., Picardi, A., Gaetano, P., Biondi, M., et al. (2003). Evaluation of treatment and medium term course in unipolar depressive disorders: A perspective study: Rivista di Psichiatria Vol 38(3) May-Jun 2003, 131-137.
  • Favez, F., & Bettschart, W. (1978). Follow-up evaluation of a sample of outpatients of the Service Medico-Pedagogique Vaudois: Social Psychiatry Vol 13(4) Oct 1978, 201-218.
  • Favrat, B., Rao, S., O'Connor, P. G., & Schottenfeld, R. (2002). A staging system to predict prognosis among methadone maintenance patients, based on admission characteristics: Substance Abuse Vol 23(4) Dec 2002, 233-244.
  • Favret, J. V. (1991). Using the theory of reasoned action for the understanding, prediction, and control of premature termination behavior in group psychotherapy: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Fawzy, F. I., Coombs, R. H., Santana, F. O., & Wolcott, D. L. (1984). Activity workshops to reduce clinical attrition among adolescents: Journal of Drug Issues Vol 14(2) Spr 1984, 419-426.
  • Fearing, T. G. (2003). The role of relational factors in psychotherapy dropout. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Fedoroff, I. C., & Taylor, S. (2001). Psychological and pharmacological treatments of social phobia: A meta-analysis: Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology Vol 21(3) Jun 2001, 311-324.
  • Feigelman, W. (1987). Day-care treatment for multiple drug abusing adolescents: Social factors linked with completing treatment: Journal of Psychoactive Drugs Vol 19(4) Oct-Dec 1987, 335-344.
  • Feinsilber, M. P. (1982). Psychometric and demographic correlates of alcoholism treatment attrition: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Feist, S. C. (1983). Initial preferences and attitudes: Their relation to premature termination and alcoholism treatment: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Fernandez-Montalvo, J., Javier, J., Goni, L., Landa, N., Illescas, C., Lorea, I., et al. (2004). Personality disorders and drop-outs in addictions: Client outcomes from a therapeutic community: International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology Vol 4(2) May 2004, 271-283.
  • Festinger, D. S., Lamb, R. J., Kountz, M. R., Kirby, K. C., & et al. (1995). Pretreatment dropout as a function of treatment delay and client variables: Addictive Behaviors Vol 20(1) Jan-Feb 1995, 111-115.
  • Fielding, D. (1985). Factors associated with drop-out, relapse and failure in the conditioning treatment of nocturnal enuresis: Behavioural Psychotherapy Vol 13(3) Jul 1985, 174-185.
  • Fiester, A. R. (1977). Clients' perceptions of therapists with high attrition rates: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Vol 45(5) Oct 1977, 954-955.
  • Firestone, P., & Witt, J. E. (1982). Characteristics of families completing and prematurely discontinuing a behavioral parent-training program: Journal of Pediatric Psychology Vol 7(2) Jun 1982, 209-222.
  • Fisher, P. M., Winne, P. H., & Ley, R. G. (1993). Group therapy for adult women survivors of child sexual abuse: Differentiation of completers versus dropouts: Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training Vol 30(4) Win 1993, 616-624.
  • Flaskerud, J. H. (1986). The effects of culture-compatible intervention on the utilization of mental health services by minority clients: Community Mental Health Journal Vol 22(2) Sum 1986, 127-141.
  • Fleischman, M. J. (1979). Using parenting salaries to control attrition and cooperation in therapy: Behavior Therapy Vol 10(1) Jan 1979, 111-116.
  • Flicker, S. M., Turner, C. W., Waldron, H. B., Brody, J. L., & Ozechowski, T. J. (2008). Ethnic background, therapeutic alliance, and treatment retention in functional family therapy with adolescents who abuse substances: Journal of Family Psychology Vol 22(1) Feb 2008, 167-170.
  • Folkins, C., Hersch, P., & Dahlen, D. (1980). Waiting time and no-show rate in a community mental health center: American Journal of Community Psychology Vol 8(1) Feb 1980, 121-123.
  • Ford, J. D. (1978). Therapeutic relationship in behavior therapy: An empirical analysis: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Vol 46(6) Dec 1978, 1302-1314.
  • Forehand, R., Middlebrook, J., Rogers, T., & Steffe, M. (1983). Dropping out of parent training: Behaviour Research and Therapy Vol 21(6) 1983, 663-668.
  • Fortier, C., Wright, J., & Sabourin, S. (1992). Social support and abandonment of medical consultation in fertility clinics: International Journal of Psychology Vol 27(1) Feb 1992, 33-48.
  • Foti, K. (1986). An analysis of early treatment termination at a community mental health center: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Fowler, J. L., Follick, M. J., Abrams, D. B., & Rickard-Figueroa, K. (1985). Participant characteristics as predictors of attrition in worksite weight loss: Addictive Behaviors Vol 10(4) 1985, 445-448.
  • France, D. G. (1983). Pretherapy orientation as a method of preparing individuals for participation in open psychotherapy groups: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Francois, T. V. (1978). The engagement of adolescent Black males in psychotherapy: The relation of role induction, locus of control, and depression: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Frankel, F., & Simmons, J. Q. (1992). Parent behavioral training: Why and when some parents drop out: Journal of Clinical Child Psychology Vol 21(4) Dec 1992, 322-330.
  • Franzen, U., Backmund, H., & Gerlinghoff, M. (2004). Day treatment group programme for eating disorders: Reasons for drop-out: European Eating Disorders Review Vol 12(3) May-Jun 2004, 153-158.
  • Fraps, C. L. (1983). Predicting early termination from outpatient psychotherapy with critical questionnaire responses: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Fraps, C. L., McReynolds, W. T., Beck, N. C., & Heisler, G. H. (1982). Predicting client attrition from psychotherapy through behavioral assessment procedures and a critical response approach: Journal of Clinical Psychology Vol 38(4) Oct 1982, 759-764.
  • Fray, J. A. (2000). When clients leave: What predicts dropout from adult psychotherapy? Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Frayn, D. H. (1992). Assessment factors associated with premature psychotherapy termination: American Journal of Psychotherapy Vol 46(2) Apr 1992, 250-261.
  • Frazer, D. W. (1997). Psychotherapy in residential settings: Preliminary investigations and directions for research. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Co.
  • Frederick, K. H. (1980). A regression model for prediction of attendance at counseling: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Frederick, M. M. (1984). Premature termination from psychotherapy as related to disconfirmation of patients' preferences and expectations: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Freed, E. X., Riley, E. P., & Ornstein, P. (1977). Assessment of alcoholics' moods at the beginning and end of a hospital treatment program: Journal of Clinical Psychology Vol 33(3) Jul 1977, 887-894.
  • Freeman, R. C., Rodriguez, G. M., & French, J. F. (1996). Compliance with AZT treatment regimen of HIV-seropositive injection drug users: A neglected issue: AIDS Education and Prevention Vol 8(1) Feb 1996, 58-71.
  • Freixa, M. B., Guardia, J. O., Guirado, V. G., Salafranca, L. L. C., & Turbany, J. O. (1998). Prediction of treatment dropout risk in a drug abuse treatment program: Revista de Psicologia General y Aplicada Vol 51(1) Jan 1998, 29-36.
  • Fuciec, M., Mohr, S., & Garin, C. (2003). Factors and motives associated with drop-out in an ambulatory service for patients with psychotic disorders: European Psychiatry Vol 18(4) Jun 2003, 193-195.
  • Fujimura, L. E. (1985). The effects of counselor structure on the client variables of anxiety, self-disclosure, expectations, and attrition: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Gager, F. P. (2004). Exploring relationships among termination status, therapy outcome and client satisfaction. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Gaines, T. (1978). Factors influencing failure to show for a family evaluation: American Journal of Family Therapy Vol 6(2) Fal 1978, 57-61.
  • Gallagher, G. G. (1984). A study of the effect of an expanded intake process on therapy group member retention: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Gallini, J. K., Campbell, J., & Hatch, C. W. (1986). Factors influencing retention in a developmental program: Journal of Research & Development in Education Vol 19(2) Win 1986, 42-48.
  • Garfield, S. L. (1977). A note on the confounding of personality and social class characteristics in research on premature termination: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Vol 45(3) Jun 1977, 483-485.
  • Garfield, S. L. (1986). Too Much Attrition? : PsycCRITIQUES Vol 31 (11), Nov, 1986.
  • Garfield, S. L. (1987). Premature termination: A difference of definition: PsycCRITIQUES Vol 32 (7), Jul, 1987.
  • Garfield, S. L. (1989). Giving up on child psychotherapy: Who drops out? Comment on Weisz, Weiss, and Langmeyer: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Vol 57(1) Feb 1989, 168-169.
  • Garrison, D. C. (1995). Developing a composite risk index for predicting attrition from inpatient drug and alcohol treatment. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Garrison, J. E. (1978). Written vs verbal preparation of patients for group psychotherapy: Psychotherapy: Theory, Research & Practice Vol 15(2) Sum 1978, 130-134.
  • Gartlehner, G., Hansen, R. A., Carey, T. S., Lohr, K. N., Gaynes, B. N., & Randolph, L. C. (2005). Discontinuation rates for selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and other second-generation antidepressants in outpatients with major depressive disorder: A systematic review and meta-analysis: International Clinical Psychopharmacology Vol 20(2) Mar 2005, 59-69.
  • Gauthier, S. (2006). Managing discontinuation syndrome in patients with dementia: Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience Vol 31(1) Jan 2006, 72.
  • Gavino, A., & Godoy, A. (1993). Causes of desertions in behavior therapy: Analisis y Modificacion de Conducta Vol 19(66) 1993, 511-536.
  • Geffner, E. S. (1996). The effect of a role-induction intervention on patient dropout and session attendance in chemical dependency treatment. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Gelkopf, M., Bleich, A., Hayward, R., & Adelson, M. (1998). Patient outcomes after initiation of Sabbath closure of a methadone maintenance clinic in Israel: Psychiatric Services Vol 49(11) Nov 1998, 1483-1485.
  • Gerlock, A. A. (2001). A profile of who completes and who drops out of domestic violence rehabilitation: Issues in Mental Health Nursing Vol 22(4) Jun 2001, 379-400.
  • Gerlock, A. A. (2004). Domestic Violence and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Severity for Participants of a Domestic Violence Rehabilitation Program: Military Medicine Vol 169(6) Jun 2004, 470-474.
  • Ghaderi, A. (2006). Attrition and outcome in self-help treatment for bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder: A constructive replication: Eating Behaviors Vol 7(4) Oct 2006, 300-308.
  • Ghodse, A. H., Reynolds, M., Baldacchino, A. M., Dunmore, E., Byrne, S., Oyefeso, A., et al. (2002). Treating an opiate-dependent inpatient population: A one-year follow-up study of treatment completers and noncompleters: Addictive Behaviors Vol 27(5) Sep-Oct 2002, 765-778.
  • Gilbar, O. (1990). Is there a relationship between family environment and dropping out of chemotherapy? : Journal of Psychosocial Oncology Vol 8(4) 1990, 99-107.
  • Gilbar, O. (1991). The quality of life of cancer patients who refuse chemotherapy: Social Science & Medicine Vol 32(12) 1991, 1337-1340.
  • Gilbar, O., & De-Nour, A. K. (1989). Adjustment to illness and dropout of chemotherapy: Journal of Psychosomatic Research Vol 33(1) 1989, 1-5.
  • Gilbert, F. S., & Maxwell, P. J. (1987). Predicting attendance at follow-up evaluations in alcoholism treatment outcome research: Journal of Studies on Alcohol Vol 48(6) Nov 1987, 569-573.
  • Gilbert, M., Fine, S., & Haley, G. (1994). Factors associated with dropout from group psychotherapy with depressed adolescents: The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry / La Revue canadienne de psychiatrie Vol 39(6) Aug 1994, 358-359.
  • Gill, H. P., Singh, G., & Sharma, K. C. (1990). Study of dropouts from a psychiatric clinic of a general hospital: Indian Journal of Psychiatry Vol 32(2) Apr 1990, 152-158.
  • Girard, D. P. (1979). A study of pre-intake dropout at South Shore Mental Health Center/Coastal Community Counseling Center: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Girvin, H., DePanfilis, D., & Daining, C. (2007). Predicting program completion among families enrolled in a child neglect preventive intervention: Research on Social Work Practice Vol 17(6) Nov 2007, 674-685.
  • Given, C. W., Given, B. A., & Coyle, B. W. (1985). Prediction of patient attrition from experimental behavioral interventions: Nursing Research Vol 34(5) Sep-Oct 1985, 293-298.
  • Glaser, F. B. (1974). Splitting: Attrition from a drug-free therapeutic community: American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Vol 1(3) 1974, 329-348.
  • Glover, M. W. (1995). A previous suicide attempt as a factor to predict successful completion of a residential alcohol treatment program. Dissertation Abstracts International Section A: Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Glyngdal, P., Sorensen, P., & Kistrup, K. (2002). Non-compliance in community psychiatry: Failed appointments in the referral system to psychiatric outpatient treatment: Nordic Journal of Psychiatry Vol 56(2) 2002, 151-156.
  • Godart, N. T., Rein, Z., Perdereau, F., Curt, F., & Jeammet, P. (2005). Predictors of Premature Termination of Anorexia Nervosa Treatment: American Journal of Psychiatry Vol 162(12) Dec 2005, 2398-2399.
  • Goethe, J. W., Woolley, S. B., Cardoni, A. A., Woznicki, B. A., & Piez, D. A. (2007). Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor discontinuation: Side effects and other factors that influence medication adherence: Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology Vol 27(5) Oct 2007, 451-458.
  • Goldapple, G. C. (1991). Enhancing retention: A skills-training program for drug-dependent therapeutic community clients: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Goldapple, G. C., & Montgomery, D. (1993). Evaluating a behaviorally based intervention to improve client retention in therapeutic community treatment for drug dependency: Research on Social Work Practice Vol 3(1) Jan 1993, 21-39.
  • Goldenberg, V. (2002). Ranking the correlates of psychotherapy duration: Administration and Policy in Mental Health Vol 29(3) Jan 2002, 201-214.
  • Goldman, D. H. (1996). Correlates of early attrition in a therapeutic community's treatment of drug abuse. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Goldstein, M. F., Deren, S., Kang, S.-Y., Des Jarlais, D. C., & Magura, S. (2002). Evaluation of an alternative program for MMTP drop-outs: Impact on treatment re-entry: Drug and Alcohol Dependence Vol 66(2) Apr 2002, 181-187.
  • Gomez, C. J. (2003). Reframing, family defensiveness/supportiveness and treatment dropout in brief strategic/structural family therapy. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Goncalves, N. (1978). Attrition in ambulantly treated schizophrenics: Nervenarzt Vol 49(1) Jan 1978, 58-64.
  • Gondolf, E. W. (1990). An exploratory survey of court-mandated batterer programs: Response to the Victimization of Women & Children Vol 13(3) 1990, 7-11.
  • Gong, V. W. (1985). Patient-therapist mismatching on locus of control and its effect on treatment rejection by lower socio-economic, minority patients: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Gonzalez, G. (2002). Psychosocial factors related to program retention for low-income pregnant and parenting women in outpatient, case management substance abuse treatment. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Gonzalez, I., Rosenthal, M. S., Bigler, M. O., Alper, K., & et al. (1994). HIV antibody testing and client retention in the therapeutic community: A preliminary report of Phoenix House: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment Vol 11(5) Sep-Oct 1994, 481-488.
  • Good, M. I. (1992). Factors affecting patient dropout rates: American Journal of Psychiatry Vol 149(2) Feb 1992, 275-276.
  • Good, M. I., & Hendrickson, P. A. (1986). A study of postevaluation change in clinician and treatment dropout rates: Hospital & Community Psychiatry Vol 37(1) Jan 1986, 76-77.
  • Goodman, S. M. (1989). Caregiver support group dropouts: An analysis of person and environment predictor variables: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Gopinath, P. S., Sharma, P. S., & Reddy, M. V. (1987). Patients who discontinue day hospitalisation: An analysis: Indian Journal of Psychiatry Vol 29(3) Jul 1987, 197-201.
  • Gordon, A. J., Wentz, C., Gibbon, J. L., Mason, A. D., Freyder, P. J., & O'Toole, T. P. (2001). Relationships between patient characteristics and unsuccessful substance abuse detoxification: Journal of Addictive Diseases Vol 20(2) 2001, 41-53.
  • Gordon, K. S. (1983). The development and validation of a pre-psychotherapy intervention designed to increase patients' realistic expectations of treatment: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Gorkin, M. A. (1978). A comparison of remainers, dropouts, and rejectors at an outpatient mental health clinic: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Gossling, H. W., Gunkel, S., Wegener, U., & Woiton, V. (1998). Effects of methadone given to opiate-dependent persons in the course of inpatient detoxification: Fortschritte der Neurologie, Psychiatrie Vol 66(6) Jun 1998, 278-285.
  • Gossop, M. (1978). Drug dependence: A study of the relationship between motivational, cognitive, social and historical factors, and treatment variables: Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease Vol 166(1) Jan 1978, 44-50.
  • Gottheil, E., Sterling, R. C., & Weinstein, S. P. (1997). Pretreatment dropouts: Characteristics and outcomes: Journal of Addictive Diseases Vol 16(2) 1997, 1-14.
  • Gottheil, E., Sterling, R. C., Weinstein, S. P., & Kurtz, J. W. (1994). Therapist/patient matching and early treatment dropout: Journal of Addictive Diseases Vol 13(4) 1994, 169-176.
  • Gould, M. S., Shaffer, D., & Kaplan, D. (1985). The characteristics of dropouts from a child psychiatry clinic: Journal of the American Academy of Child Psychiatry Vol 24(3) May 1985, 316-328.
  • Gould, M. S., Shaffer, D., & Kaplan, D. (1986). "Dropouts after first attendance": Reply: Journal of the American Academy of Child Psychiatry Vol 25(1) Jan 1986, 139.
  • Gracianette, C. M. (1982). The application of behavioral techniques to change eating habits and/or exercise habits to effect weight reduction and maintenance in adolescents: A year-long study: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Graham, J. W., & Donaldson, S. I. (1993). Evaluating interventions with differential attrition: The importance of nonresponse mechanisms and use of follow-up data: Journal of Applied Psychology Vol 78(1) Feb 1993, 119-128.
  • Grand, A. M. (2001). Implicit beliefs about the malleability of substance abuse: Implications for treatment motivation and outcome. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Granley, H. D. M. (2001). Exploring the reasons clients give for leaving therapy and their relationship to therapy outcome. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Grave, R. D., Calugi, S., Molinari, E., Petroni, M. L., Bondi, M., Compare, A., et al. (2005). Weight Loss Expectations in Obese Patients and Treatment Attrition: An Observational Multicenter Study: Obesity Research Vol 13(11) Nov 2005, 1961-1969.
  • Gray, A. A. (2001). Difficult terminations in group therapy: A self psychologically informed perspective: Group Vol 25(1-2) Jun 2001, 27-39.
  • Grayson, C. E. (1984). Minnesota Multi-phasic Personality Inventory differences between female adolescent psychiatric inpatient elopers and non-elopers: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Greco, P. L. (1989). Factors related to early termination of community mental health center clients: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Green, A. (1997). An audit of occupational therapy outpatient attendance: British Journal of Occupational Therapy Vol 60(9) Sep 1997, 384-388.
  • Green, P., Watts, D., Poole, S., & Dhopesh, V. (2004). Why Patients Sign Out Against Medical Advice (AMA): Factors Motivating Patients to Sign Out AMA: American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Vol 30(2) 2004, 489-493.
  • Greenberg, H. R. (1996). Anatomy of exits from inpatient adolescent therapy. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association.
  • Greene, B. T., & Ryser, P. E. (1978). Impact of sex on length of time spent in treatment and treatment success: American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Vol 5(1) 1978, 97-105.
  • Greenspan, M., & Kulish, N. M. (1985). Factors in premature termination in long-term psychotherapy: Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training Vol 22(1) Spr 1985, 75-82.
  • Greenwald, C. J. (1990). Patient variables related to premature termination from the initial phase of inpatient alcoholism treatment: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Grella, C. E., Wugalter, S. E., & Anglin, M. D. (1997). Predictors of treatment retention in enhanced and standard methadone maintenance treatment for HIV risk reduction: Journal of Drug Issues Vol 27(2) Spr 1997, 203-224.
  • Grieve, F. G. (1997). The impact of increased group cohesion on attrition, adherence to protocol, and weight loss in women's weight loss groups. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Griffiths, R. A. (1990). Characteristics of dropouts and completers from hypnobehavioral treatment for bulimia nervosa: International Journal of Eating Disorders Vol 9(2) Mar 1990, 217-219.
  • Grilo, C. M., Money, R., Barlow, D. H., Goddard, A. W., Gorman, J. M., Hofmann, S. G., et al. (1998). Pretreatment patient factors predicting attrition from a multicenter randomized controlled treatment study for panic disorder: Comprehensive Psychiatry Vol 39(6) Nov-Dec 1998, 323-332.
  • Grodman, W. A. (1993). The relationship of attrition rate to client attitude toward discipline of therapist: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Gross, D., Julion, W., & Fogg, L. (2001). What motivates participation and dropout among low-income urban families of color in a prevention intervention? : Family Relations Vol 50(3) Jul 2001, 246-254.
  • Gross, J. M. (1982). Locus of control, attributions, and self-handicapping strategies in the prediction of attrition from treatment in male alcoholics: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Grossman, G. S. (1977). The efficacy of studying drop-outs, behavior problems, and varying family constellations using a standardized method of adolescent intake: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Grow, J. G. (1989). Early premature termination from crisis therapy: Patient, treatment and process variables: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Grusznski, R. J., & Carrillo, T. P. (1988). Who completes batterer's treatment groups? An empirical investigation: Journal of Family Violence Vol 3(2) Jun 1988, 141-150.
  • Gully, K., Mitchell, C., Butter, C., & Harwood, R. (1990). Sex offenders: Identifying who can complete a residential treatment program: Behavioral Sciences & the Law Vol 8(4) Fal 1990, 465-471.
  • Gunderson, J. G., Frank, A. F., Ronningstam, E. F., Wachter, S., & et al. (1989). Early discontinuance of borderline patients from psychotherapy: Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease Vol 177(1) Jan 1989, 38-42.
  • Gunn, R. C. (1983). Smoking clinic failures and recent life stress: Addictive Behaviors Vol 8(1) 1983, 83-87.
  • Gunzburger, D. W., Henggeler, S. W., & Watson, S. M. (1985). Factors related to premature termination of counseling relationships: Journal of College Student Personnel Vol 26(5) Sep 1985, 456-460.
  • Gutierrez, M., Ballesteros, J., Gonzalez-Oliveros, R., & de Apodaka, J. R. (1995). Retention rates in two naltrexone programmes for heroin addicts in Vitoria, Spain: European Psychiatry Vol 10(4) 1995, 183-188.
  • Hagan, H., McGough, J. P., Thiede, H., Hopkins, S., Duchin, J., & Alexander, E. R. (2000). Reduced injection frequency and increased entry and retention in drug treatment associated with needle-exchange participation in Seattle drug injectors: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment Vol 19(3) Oct 2000, 247-252.
  • Hagan, L. D., Beck, N. C., Kunce, J. T., & Heisler, G. H. (1983). Facilitating psychiatric patient follow-up: A study of transfer attrition: Journal of Clinical Psychology Vol 39(4) Jul 1983, 494-498.
  • Hahn, J., & King, K. P. (1982). Client and environmental correlates of patient attention from an inpatient alcoholism treatment center: Journal of Drug Education Vol 12(1) 1982, 75-86.
  • Haller, D. L., & Miles, D. R. (2004). Psychopathology is Associated with Completion of Residential Treatment in Drug Dependent Women: Journal of Addictive Diseases Vol 23(1) 2004, 17-28.
  • Haller, D. L., Miles, D. R., & Dawson, K. S. (2002). Psychopathology influences treatment retention among drug-dependent women: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment Vol 23(4) Dec 2002, 431-436.
  • Halmi, K. A., Agras, W. S., Crow, S., Mitchell, J., Wilson, G. T., Bryson, S. W., et al. (2005). Predictors of Treatment Acceptance and Completion in Anorexia Nervosa: Implications for Future Study Designs: Archives of General Psychiatry Vol 62(7) Jul 2005, 776-781.
  • Halperin, M. H. (1979). The effect of personality on prediction of retention in a residential drug treatment center: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Hamberger, L. K., & Hastings, J. E. (1989). Counseling male spouse abusers: Characteristics of treatment completers and dropouts: Violence and Victims Vol 4(4) Win 1989, 275-286.
  • Hamberger, L. K., Lohr, J. M., & Gottlieb, M. (2000). Predictors of treatment dropout from a spouse abuse abatement program: Behavior Modification Vol 24(4) Sep 2000, 528-552.
  • Hampton, M. D. (1997). Dialectical behavior therapy in the treatment of persons with borderline personality disorder: Archives of Psychiatric Nursing Vol 11(2) Apr 1997, 96-101.
  • Hankinson, G. L. (1998). The relationship of vocational identity and other mitigating variables to progress in substance dependence treatment in a therapeutic community. Dissertation Abstracts International Section A: Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Hansen, A. M., Hoogduin, C. A., Schaap, C., & de Haan, E. (1992). Do drop-outs differ from successfully treated obsessive-compulsives? : Behaviour Research and Therapy Vol 30(5) Sep 1992, 547-550.
  • Hansen, W. B., Tobler, N. S., & Graham, J. W. (1990). Attrition in substance abuse prevention research: A meta-analysis of 85 longitudinally followed cohorts: Evaluation Review Vol 14(6) Dec 1990, 677-685.
  • Hardin, S. I., Subich, L. M., & Holvey, J. M. (1988). Expectancies for counseling in relation to premature termination: Journal of Counseling Psychology Vol 35(1) Jan 1988, 37-40.
  • Harris, B. H. (1979). The relationship of personal values systems, demographic and selected clinical variables, to attrition from outpatient psychotherapy: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Harris, P. F. (1988). Factors associated with patient transfer and dropping out of outpatient mental health treatment: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Harris, P. M. (1998). Attrition revisited: American Journal of Evaluation Vol 19(3) Fal 1998, 293-305.
  • Harvey, N. S. (1992). Lithium clinic attrition, and health locus in attenders compared with a population sample: Lithium Vol 3(4) Nov 1992, 269-273.
  • Hasak, M. K. (1979). Personality styles and their relationship to dropping out of therapy at an early stage: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Haskett, K. J. (1979). The effects of positive and negative self-referent statements on social behavior and perceived emotional arousal in high and low socially anxious individuals: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Haspel, K. C. (1982). Decreasing therapy dropout at a community mental health center: An attempt to change client expectations and to increase therapist motivation: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Hatcher, M. E. (1980). Assignment methodology for health education: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Hatchett, G. T. (2004). Reducing Premature Termination in University Counseling Centers: Journal of College Student Psychotherapy Vol 19(2) 2004, 13-27.
  • Hatchett, G. T. (2005). Reply to Webb and Widseth: Journal of College Student Psychotherapy Vol 19(4) 2005, 61-70.
  • Hatchett, G. T., Han, K., & Cooker, P. G. (2002). Predicting premature termination from counseling using the Butcher Treatment Planning Inventory: Assessment Vol 9(2) Jun 2002, 156-163.
  • Hatchett, G. T., & Park, H. L. (2003). Comparison of Four Operational Definitions of Premature Termination: Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training Vol 40(3) Fal 2003, 226-231.
  • Hayes, T. G. (1999). Attrition rate in child psychotherapy: A question of family variables. (dropout). Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Heckert, D. A., & Gondolf, E. W. (2000). The effect of perceptions of sanctions on batterer program outcomes: Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency Vol 37(4) Nov 2000, 369-391.
  • Heilbrun, A. B., Jr. (1965). Counseling Readiness: A Treatment-Specific or General Factor? : Journal of Counseling Psychology Vol 12(1) Spr 1965, 87-90.
  • Heilbrun, A. B. (1982). Tolerance for ambiguity in female clients: A further test of the catharsis model for predicting early counseling dropout: Journal of Counseling Psychology Vol 29(6) Nov 1982, 567-571.
  • Heinz, A. J., Epstein, D. H., Schroeder, J. R., Singleton, E. G., Heishman, S. J., & Preston, K. L. (2006). Heroin and cocaine craving and use during treatment: Measurement validation and potential relationships: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment Vol 31(4) Dec 2006, 355-364.
  • Heisler, J. C. (1980). The one-interview client: British Journal of Guidance & Counselling Vol 8(1) Jan 1980, 35-43.
  • Heit, D. S., & Pompi, K. F. (1977). Hypothetical client retention factors in residential treatment: Addiction Therapist Vol 2(1) Win 1977, 53-55.
  • Helmus, T. C., Downey, K. K., Arfken, C. L., Henderson, M. J., & Schuster, C. R. (2001). Novelty seeking as a predictor of treatment retention for heroin dependent cocaine users: Drug and Alcohol Dependence Vol 61(3) Feb 2001, 287-295.
  • Hembree, E. A., Foa, E. B., Dorfan, N. M., Street, G. P., Kowalski, J., & Tu, X. (2003). Do patients drop out prematurely from exposure therapy for PTSD? : Journal of Traumatic Stress Vol 16(6) Dec 2003, 555-562.
  • Henggeler, S. W., Pickrel, S. G., Brondino, M. J., & Crouch, J. L. (1996). Eliminating (almost) treatment dropout of substance abusing or dependent delinquents through home-based multisystemic therapy: American Journal of Psychiatry Vol 153(3) Mar 1996, 427-428.
  • Herceg-Baron, R. L., & et al. (1979). Pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy in acutely depressed patients: A study of attrition patterns in a clinical trial: Comprehensive Psychiatry Vol 20(4) Jul-Aug 1979, 315-325.
  • Herman, S., Blumenthal, J. A., Babyak, M., Khatri, P., Craighead, W. E., Krishnan, K. R., et al. (2002). Exercise therapy for depression in middle-aged and older adults: Predictors of early dropout and treatment failure: Health Psychology Vol 21(6) Nov 2002, 553-563.
  • Herrera, A. E., & Sanchez, V. C. (1980). Prescriptive group psychotherapy: A successful application in the treatment of low-income Spanish-speaking clients: Psychotherapy: Theory, Research & Practice Vol 17(2) Sum 1980, 169-174.
  • Hesse, P. S. (1991). The use of modeling to enhance motivation to seek and complete a parent training program: Perceptions of self-efficacy, treatment effectiveness and treatment acceptability as mediating variables: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Hettinger, B. H. (1977). An investigation into the modification of locus of control in outpatient alcoholics and its relationship to preference for Alcoholics Anonymous: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Heyman, R. E., Brown, P. D., Feldbau-Kohn, S. R., & O'Leary, K. D. (1999). Couples' Communication Behaviors as Predictors of Dropout and Treatment Response in Wife Abuse Treatment Programs: Behavior Therapy Vol 30(2) Spr 1999, 165-189.
  • Hight, W. T. (1993). Predictors of premature termination at a university counseling center: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Hiller, M. L., Knight, K., Rao, S. R., & Simpson, D. D. (2002). Asessing and evaluating mandated correctional substance-abuse treatment. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Co.
  • Hiller, M. L., Knight, K., Saum, C. A., & Simpson, D. D. (2006). Social Functioning, Treatment Dropout, and Recidivism of Probationers Mandated to a Modified Therapeutic Community: Criminal Justice and Behavior Vol 33(6) Dec 2006, 738-759.
  • Hiller, M. L., Knight, K., & Simpson, D. D. (1999). Risk factors that predict dropout from corrections-based treatment for drug abuse: The Prison Journal Vol 79(4) Dec 1999, 411-430.
  • Hilsenroth, M. J., Handler, L., Toman, K. M., & Padawer, J. R. (1995). Rorschach and MMPI-2 indices of early psychotherapy termination: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Vol 63(6) Dec 1995, 956-965.
  • Hjordis, B., & Gunnar, E. (1989). Characteristics of drop-outs from a long-term behavioral treatment program for obesity: International Journal of Eating Disorders Vol 8(3) May 1989, 363-368.
  • Ho, K. S. I., Nichaman, M. Z., Taylor, W. C., Lee, E. S., & et al. (1995). Binge eating disorder, retention, and dropout in an adult obesity program: International Journal of Eating Disorders Vol 18(3) Nov 1995, 291-294.
  • Hoelzle, S. S. (1991). Variables moderating drop out from a parent training program: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Hoencamp, E., Haffmans, P. M. J., & Duivenvoorden, H. J. (1998). Predictability of dropout in unipolar depressed outpatients: European Psychiatry Vol 13(2) Apr 1998, 63-66.
  • Hoffman, J. J. (1985). Client factors related to premature termination of psychotherapy: Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training Vol 22(1) Spr 1985, 83-85.
  • Hofmann, S. G., & Suvak, M. (2006). Treatment attrition during group therapy for social phobia: Journal of Anxiety Disorders Vol 20(7) 2006, 961-972.
  • Hoglend, P., Engelstad, V., Sorbye, O., Heyerdahl, O., & et al. (1994). The role of insight in exploratory psychodynamic psychotherapy: British Journal of Medical Psychology Vol 67(4) Dec 1994, 305-317.
  • Holland, M. J. (1984). Characteristics of family therapy defectors, terminators and continuers: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Holland, S. (1978). Gateway Houses: Effectiveness of treatment on criminal behavior: International Journal of the Addictions Vol 13(3) 1978, 369-381.
  • Hollis, S. S. (1998). Therapy, substance abuse, and a walk in the woods: Avoiding dropouts in adolescent substance abuse treatment programs. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Holmes, P. (1983). "Dropping out" from an adolescent therapeutic group: A study of factors in the patients and their parents which may influence this process: Journal of Adolescence Vol 6(4) Dec 1983, 333-346.
  • Hoppe, E. W. (1977). Treatment dropouts in hindsight: A follow-up study: Community Mental Health Journal Vol 13(4) Win 1977, 307-313.
  • Hopwood, C., Ambwani, S., & Morey, L. (2007). Predicting nonmutual therapy termination with the Personality Assessment Inventory: Psychotherapy Research Vol 17(6) Nov 2007, 706-712.
  • Hopwood, C. J., Creech, S. K., Clark, T. S., Meagher, M. W., & Morey, L. C. (2008). Predicting the completion of an integrative and intensive outpatient chronic pain treatment with the Personality Assessment Inventory: Journal of Personality Assessment Vol 90(1) Jan-Feb 2008, 76-80.
  • Horner, M. S., & Diamond, D. (1996). Object relations development and psychotherapy dropout in borderline outpatients: Psychoanalytic Psychology Vol 13(2) Spr 1996, 205-223.
  • Horney, K. (2007). The Problem of the Negative Theraputic Reaction: Psychoanalytic Quarterly Vol 76(1) Jan 2007, 27-42.
  • Horvitz-Lennon, M., O'Malley, A. J., Frank, R. G., & Normand, S.-L. T. (2005). Improving traditional intention-to-treat analyses: A new approach: Psychological Medicine Vol 35(7) Jul 2005, 961-970.
  • Hoste, R. R., Zaitsoff, S., Hewell, K., & le Grange, D. (2007). What can dropouts teach us about retention in eating disorder treatment studies? : International Journal of Eating Disorders Vol 40(7) Nov 2007, 668-671.
  • Hotopf, M., Hardy, R., & Lewis, G. (1997). Discontinuation rates of SSRIs and tricyclic antidepressants: A meta-analysis and investigation of heterogeneity: British Journal of Psychiatry Vol 170(2) Feb 1997, 120-127.
  • Howard, J. R. (1980). Predicting dropout rates for group homes: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Howes, R. J. (1983). Satisfaction with therapy, early termination, missed sessions, and patients' views of their therapists as a function of patient-therapist personality similarity: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Hoyt, M. F. (1994). Therapeutic flexibility in the case of Gary: Too little, too late: Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training Vol 31(3) Fal 1994, 545-546.
  • Hudak, K. V. B. (2001). An investigation of variables related to attrition of Hispanic men from a domestic violence treatment program. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Huebner, B. M., & Cobbina, J. (2007). The effect of drug use, drug treatment participation, and treatment completion on probationer recidivism: Journal of Drug Issues Vol 37(3) Sum 2007, 619-642.
  • Huff, T. M. (1998). Reducing early therapeutic termination of children at a community mental health center. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Hughes, J. D. (1984). The comparison of general and specific videotape pretraining on selected process and outcome variables in counseling: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Hummelen, B., Wilberg, T., & Karterud, S. (2007). Interviews of Female Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder Who Dropped out of Group Psychotherapy: International Journal of Group Psychotherapy Vol 57(1) Jan 2007, 67-91.
  • Hunt, C., & Andrews, G. (1992). Drop-out rate as a performance indicator in psychotherapy: Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica Vol 85(4) Apr 1992, 275-278.
  • Hurley, A. P. (1984). The interaction between drug abusers and selected family variables: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Hurley, J. R. (1997). A valuable group psychotherapy research study's loose ends: International Journal of Group Psychotherapy Vol 47(4) Oct 1997, 513-515.
  • Husted, J., Johnson, T., & Redwing, L. (1995). Multi-dimensional adolescent treatment with American Indians: American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research Vol 6(3) 1995, 23-30.
  • Hutchison, L. (1996). Application of the Transtheoretical Model's stages and processes of change in predicting treatment attrition among substance abusers. Dissertation Abstracts International Section A: Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Hylton, J. J. (2001). Treatment duration and dropout differences among Haitians, African Americans, and Euro-Americans. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Irache Esteban, E., Masoliver Masoliver, J. R., & Garcia Nieto, L. (1992). Obesity: Psychiatric morbidity as assessed using the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ): Dropping out from a weight-loss treatment program: Anales de Psiquiatria Vol 8(10) Nov-Dec 1992, 411-415.
  • Israel, A. C., Silverman, W. K., & Solotar, L. C. (1986). An investigation of family influences on initial weight status, attrition, and treatment outcome in a childhood obesity program: Behavior Therapy Vol 17(2) Mar 1986, 131-143.
  • Israel, A. C., Silverman, W. K., & Solotar, L. C. (1987). Baseline adherence as a predictor of dropout in a children's weight-reduction program: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Vol 55(5) Oct 1987, 791-793.
  • Issakidis, C., & Andrews, G. (2004). Pretreatment attrition and dropout in an outpatient clinic for anxiety disorders: Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica Vol 109(6) Jun 2004, 426-433.
  • Ivarsson, B., Larsson, S., & Sjoberg, T. (2004). Postponed or cancelled heart operations from the patient's perspective: Journal of Nursing Management Vol 12(1) Jan 2004, 28-36.
  • Jackson, K. R., Booth, P. G., McGuire, J., & Salmon, P. (2006). Predictors of starting and remaining in treatment at a specialist alcohol clinic: Journal of Substance Use Vol 11(2) Apr 2006, 89-100.
  • Jacob, M., & et al. (1984). Attrition in maintenance therapy for recurrent depression: A preliminary report: Journal of Affective Disorders Vol 6(2) Apr 1984, 181-189.
  • Jacobson, J. O. (2004). Place and Attrition From Substance Abuse Treatment: Journal of Drug Issues Vol 34(1) Win 2004, 23-50.
  • Jacova, C., Hsiung, G.-Y. R., & Feldman, H. H. (2006). Dropouts and refusals in observational studies: Lessons for prevention trials: Neurology Vol 67(9,Suppl 3) Nov 2006, S17-S20.
  • Jainchill, N. (1990). The relationship between psychiatric disorder, retention in treatment, and client progress, among admissions to a residential, drug free modality: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Janesz, J. W. (2000). Predictors of retention for an intensive outpatient alcohol and drug treatment program. Dissertation Abstracts International Section A: Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Jarman, R. W. (1991). An investigation of alcohol, personality and violence variables in predicting treatment attendance for wife battering men: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Jason, L. A., Ferrari, J. R., Smith, B., Marsh, P., Dvorchak, P. A., Groessl, E. J., et al. (1997). An exploratory study of male recovering substance abusers living in a self-help, self-governed setting: Journal of Mental Health Administration Vol 24(3) Sum 1997, 332-339.
  • Jayaraman, J. S. (2000). Variables associated with the single session in outpatient mental health treatment. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Jaynes, S., Charles, E., Kass, F., & Holzman, S. (1979). Clinical supervision of the initial interview: Effects on patient care: American Journal of Psychiatry Vol 136(11) Nov 1979, 1454-1457.
  • Jefferson, L. V. (1993). The relationship between stages of change and dropout from treatment among addicted clients in an outpatient addictions treatment program: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Jelovac, N., & Milas, M. (1999). Current opiate abuse in i.v. heroin addicts who dropped out of treatment: Psychiatria Danubina Vol 11(3-4) Dec 1999, 147-151.
  • Joe, G. W., & Simpson, D. D. (1975). Retention in treatment of drug users: 1971-1972 DARP admissions: American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Vol 2(1) 1975, 63-71.
  • Joffe, R. T. (2006). Discontinuing treatment for psychiatric disorders: Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience Vol 31(1) Jan 2006, 11-12.
  • Johansson, H., & Eklund, M. (2006). Helping alliance and early dropout from psychiatric out-patient care: The influence of patient factors: Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology Vol 41(2) Feb 2006, 140-147.
  • Johnson, L. G. (1978). The efficacy of modeling as a means of motivating alcoholics to continue treatment beyond detoxification: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Johnson, R. H. (1981). Preparation for family therapy: A video-taped procedure: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Jones, J. W. (1985). Predicting patients' withdrawal against medical advice from an alcoholism treatment center: Psychological Reports Vol 57(3, Pt 1) Dec 1985, 991-994.
  • Jones, R. H. (1992). Characteristics of persisters and non persisters in voluntary study skills interventions: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Joseph, T. X. (1995). The influence of stages of ethnic identification on evaluations of pre-counseling orientation presentations. Dissertation Abstracts International Section A: Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Josten, L. E., Savik, K., Anderson, M. R., Benedetto, L. L., Chabot, C. R., Gifford, M. J., et al. (2002). Dropping out of maternal and child home visits: Public Health Nursing Vol 19(1) Jan-Feb 2002, 3-10.
  • Joyce, A. S., Piper, W. E., Ogrodniczuk, J. S., & Klein, R. H. (2007). Patient-Initiated Termination. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
  • Julch, F., Suss, H.-M., Langer, W., & Hippen, S. (2003). Predicting dropout of alcohol-dependent patients in inpatient treatment: Sucht: Zeitschrift fur Wissenschaft und Praxis Vol 49(1) Feb 2003, 19-27.
  • June, L. N. (1979). A comparison of self-limited, externally-limited and unlimited counseling or therapy: Psychotherapy: Theory, Research & Practice Vol 16(1) Spr 1979, 39-45.
  • Junkert-Tress, B., Tress, W., Hildenbrand, G., Hildenbrand, B., Windgassen, F., Schmitz, N., et al. (2000). Premature termination: A multifactorial phenomenon: Psychotherapie Psychosomatik Medizinische Psychologie Vol 50(9-10) Sep-Oct 2000, 351-365.
  • Jurich, J. A. (1979). Variables related to dropping out of therapy: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Kadzin, A. E., Stolar, M. J., & Marciano, P. L. (1995). Risk factors for dropping out of treatment among White and Black families: Journal of Family Psychology Vol 9(4) Dec 1995, 402-417.
  • Kagle, J. D. (1987). Preventing clients from dropping out of treatment: Journal of Independent Social Work Vol 1(3) Spr 1987, 31-43.
  • Kahn, L. S. (1980). The dynamics of scapegoating: The expulsion of evil: Psychotherapy: Theory, Research & Practice Vol 17(1) Spr 1980, 79-84.
  • Kaiser, M. B. (1988). The use of follow-up letters in a study of the relationship between dependency and attrition in alcoholic male outpatients: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Kamil, B. (1982). The effect of parental identifications in clients' continuation in therapy: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Kaminer, Y., Tarter, R. E., Bukstein, O. G., & Kabene, M. (1992). Comparison between treatment completers and noncompleters among dually diagnosed substance-abusing adolescents: Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Vol 31(6) Nov 1992, 1046-1049.
  • Kampman, K. M., Alterman, A. I., Volpicelli, J. R., Maany, I., Muller, E. S., Luce, D. D., et al. (2001). Cocaine withdrawal symptoms and initial urine toxicology results predict treatment attrition in outpatient cocaine dependence treatment: Psychology of Addictive Behaviors Vol 15(1) Mar 2001, 52-59.
  • Kane, J. M. (2005). Reading Reports of Clinical Trial Results: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry Vol 66(5) May 2005, 653.
  • Kaplan, R. M., & Atkins, C. J. (1987). Selective attrition causes overestimates of treatment effects in studies of weight loss: Addictive Behaviors Vol 12(3) 1987, 297-302.
  • Karzmark, P. B. (1983). The Health Belief Model as a predictor of psychotherapy outcome: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Katz, E. C., King, S. D., Schwartz, R. P., Weintraub, E., Barksdale, W., Robinson, R., et al. (2005). Cognitive Ability as a Factor in Engagement in Drug Abuse Treatment: American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Vol 31(3) 2005, 359-369.
  • Katz, H. M., Frank, A., Gunderson, J. G., & Hamm, D. (1984). Psychotherapy of schizophrenia: What happens to treatment dropouts: Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease Vol 172(6) Jun 1984, 326-331.
  • Katz, J. L. (2001). Self-handicapping, the working alliance, interpersonal tendencies and the prediction of drop-out. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Kaufman, S. E. (1986). Patient and therapist values related to dropout: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Kazdin, A. E. (1990). Premature termination from treatment among children referred for antisocial behavior: Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry Vol 31(3) Mar 1990, 415-425.
  • Kazdin, A. E. (1991). "Premature termination from treatment among children referred for antisocial behavior": Erratum: Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry Vol 32(2) Jan 1991, 399.
  • Kazdin, A. E. (1996). Dropping out of child psychotherapy: Issues for research and implications for practice: Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry Vol 1(1) Jan 1996, 133-156.
  • Kazdin, A. E., Holland, L., & Crowley, M. (1997). Family experience of barriers to treatment and premature termination from child therapy: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Vol 65(3) Jun 1997, 453-463.
  • Kazdin, A. E., & Mazurick, J. L. (1994). Dropping out of child psychotherapy: Distinguishing early and late dropouts over the course of treatment: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Vol 62(5) Oct 1994, 1069-1074.
  • Kazdin, A. E., Mazurick, J. L., & Bass, D. (1993). Risk for attrition in treatment of antisocial children and families: Journal of Clinical Child Psychology Vol 22(1) Mar 1993, 2-16.
  • Kazdin, A. E., Mazurick, J. L., & Siegel, T. C. (1994). Treatment outcome among children with externalizing disorder who terminate prematurely versus those who complete psychotherapy: Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Vol 33(4) May 1994, 549-557.
  • Keaney, F., Wanigaratne, S., & Pullin, J. (1995). The use of a structured assessment interview as an intervention to reduce dropout rates in outpatient relapse prevention groups for "problem" drinkers: International Journal of the Addictions Vol 30(10) Aug 1995, 1355-1362.
  • Keegan, J. F., & Lachar, D. (1979). The MMPI as a predictor of early termination from polydrug abuse treatment: Journal of Personality Assessment Vol 43(4) Aug 1979, 379-384.
  • Keijsers, G. P. J., Kampman, M., & Hoogduin, C. A. L. (2001). Dropout prediction in cognitive behavior therapy for panic disorder: Behavior Therapy Vol 32(4) Fal 2001, 739-749.
  • Keith, S. J. (2001). Evaluating characteristics of patient selection and dropout rates: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry Vol 62(Suppl9) 2001, 11-16.
  • Keithly, L. J. (1985). Patient motivation: Its relation to improvement in psychotherapy, premature termination, and therapist attitudes and behaviors: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Kelley, A. M. (2001). Personality, stress and social support as predictors of dropout from inpatient treatment for cocaine abuse. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Kelly, J. F., & Moos, R. (2003). Dropout from 12-step self-help groups: Prevalence, predictors, and counteracting treatment influences: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment Vol 24(3) Apr 2003, 241-250.
  • Kelly, S., Epstein, E. E., & McCrady, B. S. (2004). Pretreatment Attrition from Couple Therapy for Male Drug Abusers: American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Vol 30(1) Feb 2004, 1-19.
  • Kelly, T., Soloff, P. H., Cornelius, J., George, A., & et al. (1992). Can we study (treat) borderline patients? Attrition from research and open treatment: Journal of Personality Disorders Vol 6(4) Win 1992, 417-433.
  • Kelner, F. A. (1979). A study of the interaction of client and therapist needs as related to premature termination of therapy: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Kiguba, R., Byakika-Tusiime, J., Karamagi, C., Ssali, F., Mugyenyi, P., & Katabira, E. (2007). Discontinuation and modification of highly active antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected Ugandans: Prevalence and associated factors: JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes Vol 45(2) Jun 2007, 218-223.
  • Kim, J.-M., Shin, I.-S., & Yoon, J.-S. (2002). Correlates of dropout, efficacy, and adverse events in treatment with acetylcholinesterase inhibitors in Korean patients with Alzheimer's disease: International Psychogeriatrics Vol 14(2) Jun 2002, 187-195.
  • King, A. C., & Canada, S. A. (2004). Client-related predictors of early treatment drop-out in a substance abuse clinic exclusively employing individual therapy: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment Vol 26(3) Apr 2004, 189-195.
  • King, H. R. (1980). The identification of starters and nonstarters in family counseling: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • King, L. A. (1983). Early termination from therapy at a university counseling center: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Kissin, W. B., Svikis, D. S., Moylan, P., Haug, N. A., & Stitzer, M. L. (2004). Identifying pregnant women at risk for early attrition from substance abuse treatment: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment Vol 27(1) Jul 2004, 31-38.
  • Kitajima, E. (1991). A study of client dropout at a community mental health center: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Kitto, G. C. (1992). Predicting attrition and adherence in a very low calorie diet behaviorally-based treatment program for obesity: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Klein, E. B., Stone, W. N., Hicks, M. W., & Pritchard, I. L. (2003). Understanding dropouts: Journal of Mental Health Counseling Vol 25(2) Apr 2003, 89-100.
  • Kleindienst, N., & Greil, W. (2002). Inter-episodic morbidity and drop-out under carbamazepine and lithium in the maintenance treatment of bipolar disorder: Psychological Medicine Vol 32(3) Apr 2002, 493-501.
  • Kleinman, P. H., Kang, S.-y., Lipton, D. S., Woody, G. E., & et al. (1992). Retention of cocaine abusers in outpatient psychotherapy: American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Vol 18(1) Mar 1992, 29-43.
  • Kleis, L. S., & Stout, C. E. (1991). The high-risk patient: A profile of acute care psychiatric patients who leave without discharge: Psychiatric Hospital Vol 22(4) Fal 1991, 153-159.
  • Klesges, R. C., Brown, K., Pascale, R. W., Murphy, M., & et al. (1988). Factors associated with participation, attrition, and outcome in a smoking cessation program at the workplace: Health Psychology Vol 7(6) 1988, 575-589.
  • Klingsporn, M. J., Force, R. C., & Burdsal, C. A. (1994). Trends in appropriate adult functioning risks in longitudinal follow-ups of boys with conduct disorders: Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied Vol 128(2) Mar 1994, 209-226.
  • Knapp, M., King, D., Pugner, K., & Lapuerta, P. (2004). Non-adherence to antipsychotic medication regimens: Associations with resource use and costs: British Journal of Psychiatry Vol 184(6) Jun 2004, 509-516.
  • Knuppel, L., & Linde, K. (2004). Adverse Effects of St. John's Wort: A Systematic Review: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry Vol 65(11) Nov 2004, 1470-1479.
  • Koch, E. R. (2004). Factors associated with treatment outcomes among hispanic survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Kokotovic, A. M., & Tracey, T. J. (1987). Premature termination at a university counseling center: Journal of Counseling Psychology Vol 34(1) Jan 1987, 80-82.
  • Kolb, D. L. (1982). An examination of psychotherapy process and outcome: The roles of patient locus of control, perception of the quality of the therapeutic relationship and involvement in therapy: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Kolb, D. L., & et al. (1985). Patient and therapy process variables relating to dropout and change in psychotherapy: Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training Vol 22(4) Win 1985, 702-710.
  • Kolotkin, R. L., & Moore, J. M. (1983). Attrition in a behavioral weight-control program: A comparison of dropouts and completers: International Journal of Eating Disorders Vol 2(3) Spr 1983, 93-100.
  • Kool, J. A., & Sijben, N. (1989). Dropping out of treatment: Misunderstood problems: Tijdschrift voor Psychiatrie Vol 31(4) 1989, 240-252.
  • Kordy, H., & Senf, W. (1992). Drop-outs in closed groups: Psychotherapie Psychosomatik Medizinische Psychologie Vol 42(3-4) Mar-Apr 1992, 127-133.
  • Kosloski, K., Schnelle, J., & Littlepage, G. (1977). Relationships between descriptive client characteristics and absenteeism from a mental health center: Journal of Community Psychology Vol 5(3) Jul 1977, 238-240.
  • Kotjahasan, Y. (2005). The TRT as a predictor of attrition from therapeutic services at a youth program. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Koverola, C., Murtaugh, C. A., Connors, K. M., Reeves, G., & Papas, M. A. (2007). Children exposed to intra-familial violence: Predictors of attrition and retention in treatment: Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma Vol 14(4) 2007, 19-42.
  • Kozuki, Y., & Schepp, K. G. (2005). Adherence and Nonadherence to Antipsychotic Medications: Issues in Mental Health Nursing Vol 26(4) May 2005, 379-396.
  • Kraemer, B. D., Salisbury, S. B., & Spielman, C. R. (1998). Pretreatment variables associated with treatment failure in a residential juvenile sex-offender program: Criminal Justice and Behavior Vol 25(2) Jun 1998, 190-202.
  • Krakowski, A. J. (1985). Patients who sign against medical advice: Psychiatric Journal of the University of Ottawa Vol 10(4) Dec 1985, 254-259.
  • Krasnoff, A. (1977). Failure of MMPI scales to predict treatment completion: Journal of Studies on Alcohol Vol 38(7) Jul 1977, 1440-1442.
  • Kravitz, H. M., Fawcett, J., McGuire, M., Kravitz, G. S., & Whitney, M. (1999). Treatment attrition among alcohol-dependent men: Is it related to novelty seeking personality traits? : Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology Vol 19(1) Feb 1999, 51-56.
  • Kreisberg, G. J. (1978). The relationship of the congruence of patient-therapist goal expectancies to psychotherapy outcome and duration of treatment: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Krowinski, A. C. (2003). Predictors of child and adolescent therapy noncompliance and premature drop out in a community mental health setting. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Krueger, A. H. (1965). Counselor holding power: Clinical vs. client-centered: Personnel & Guidance Journal 43(10) 1965, 981-985.
  • Kubota, M., Kitanishi, K., Fukatsu, C., & Miyake, Y. (1994). Developmental level of the patients treated with Morita therapy from the viewpoint of Rorschach test: Seishin Igaku (Clinical Psychiatry) Vol 36(8) Aug 1994, 845-852.
  • Ladouceur, R., Gosselin, P., Laberge, M., & Blaszczynski, A. (2001). Dropouts in clinical research: Do results reported reflect clinical reality? : the Behavior Therapist Vol 24(2) Feb 2001, 44-46.
  • Lai, K. Y. C., Chan, T. S. F., Pang, A. H. T., & Wong, C. K. (1997). Dropping out from child psychiatric treatment: Reasons and outcome: International Journal of Social Psychiatry Vol 43(3) Fal 1997, 223-229.
  • Lai, K. Y. C., Pang, A. H. T., Wong, C. K., Lum, F., & Lo, M. K. (1998). Characteristics of dropouts from a child psychiatry clinic in Hong Kong: Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology Vol 33(1) Jan 1998, 45-58.
  • Lamb, R. J., Kirby, K. C., & Platt, J. J. (1996). Treatment retention, occupational role, and cocaine use in methadone maintenance: The American Journal on Addictions Vol 5(1) Win 1996, 12-17.
  • Lambert, R. G. (1982). The effects of role preparation for psychotherapy on immigrant clients seeking mental health services in Hawaii: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Lampert, J. D. (1981). Treatment caesurae: A follow-up study of borderline adolescents who failed to complete psychiatric hospitalization: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Lampert, R. (1982). A investigation of measured complementarity as a variable affecting the rate of early termination from psychotherapy: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Land, S. H. (1984). Family planning clinic discontinuation: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Landry, M., Cournoyer, L.-G., Bergeron, J., & Brochu, S. (2001). Retention in a treatment center for substance abuse: Effects of comorbidity, structure of treatment and biopsychosocial profile: Science et Comportement Vol 28(3) 2001, 115-143.
  • Lang, M. A., & Belenko, S. (2000). Predicting retention in a residential drug treatment alternative to prison program: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment Vol 19(2) Sep 2000, 145-160.
  • Lansinger, B., Nordholm, L., & Sivik, T. (1994). Characteristics of low back pain patients who do not complete physiotherapeutic treatment: Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences Vol 8(3) 1994, 163-167.
  • Lapham, S., Baum, G., Skipper, B., & Chang, I. (2000). Attrition in a follow-up study of driving while impaired offenders: Who is lost? : Alcohol and Alcoholism Vol 35(5) Sep-Oct 2000, 464-470.
  • Larsen, D. L. (1979). Enhancing client utilization of community mental health outpatient services: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Larsen, D. L., Nguyen, T. D., Green, R. S., & Attkisson, C. C. (1983). Enhancing the utilization of outpatient mental health services: Community Mental Health Journal Vol 19(4) Win 1983, 305-320.
  • Larsen, E., & Veselka, J. (1980). Social "loads" and therapeutic development: An evaluation of 16 young girls' development in a youth psychiatric institution: Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening Vol 17(9) Sep 1980, 452-461.
  • Larsen, S., Nergard, R., & Silvertsen, L. (1992). Dropout from treatment: Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening Vol 29(1) Jan 1992, 32-35.
  • Lassleben, W. M. (1980). Premature termination of treatment in individuals seeking psychotherapy: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Last, C. G., & et al. (1985). Patterns of attrition for psychosocial and pharmacologic treatments of depression: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry Vol 46(9) Sep 1985, 361-366.
  • Lauby, J., Kotranski, L., Feighan, K., Collier, K., & et al. (1996). Effects of intervention attrition and research attrition on the evaluation of an HIV prevention program: Journal of Drug Issues Vol 26(3) Sum 1996, 663-677.
  • Lauritsen, R., & Friis, S. (1996). Self-rated therapeutic alliance as a predictor of drop-out from a day treatment program: Nordic Journal of Psychiatry Vol 50(1) 1996, 17-20.
  • Lawrence, S. N. (1982). Factors associated with the premature termination of adults in an inner city outpatient psychiatric clinic: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Lawson, D. M., & Frankish, C. J. (1982). Anticipated versus unanticipated fitness assessment and dropout following exercise prescription: Journal of Behavioral Assessment Vol 4(4) Dec 1982, 287-297.
  • Lazzerini, F., Spagna, F., Raimondi, R., Restuccia, G., & Lenzi, A. (2006). Atypical antipsychotics: Drop-out as efficacy indicator: Rivista di Psichiatria Vol 41(6) Nov-Dec 2006, 388-396.
  • le Fave, M. K. (1980). Correlates of engagement in family therapy: Journal of Marital & Family Therapy Vol 6(1) Jan 1980, 75-81.
  • Le Pen, C., Levy, E., Ravily, V., Beuzen, J. N., & et al. (1994). The cost of treatment dropout in depression: A cost-benefit analysis of fluoxetine vs. tricyclics: Journal of Affective Disorders Vol 31(1) May 1994, 1-18.
  • Leblond, J., Ladouceur, R., & Blaszczynski, A. (2003). Which pathological gamblers will complete treatment? : British Journal of Clinical Psychology Vol 42(2) Jun 2003, 205-209.
  • Lee, C.-f., Khan, M. M., Eftekhari, A., & Dana, M. (1978). Causes of clinic drop-out among Iranian pill users: Journal of Biosocial Science Vol 10(1) Jan 1978, 7-15.
  • Lee, J. H. (1980). A study of the relationship between client premature termination and client age, sex, race, socioeconomic status, anxiety and locus of control: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Lee, L. L., & Romney, D. M. (1990). Personal factors related to premature withdrawal from a vocational rehabilitation centre: Canadian Journal of Rehabilitation Vol 3(3) Spr 1990, 141-149.
  • Lefebvre, A., & et al. (1983). Where did all the "no-shows" go? : The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry / La Revue canadienne de psychiatrie Vol 28(5) Aug 1983, 387-390.
  • Legow, N. E. (1994). Factors affecting treatment retention for cocaine addicts in a residential therapeutic community: A focus on women. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Leigh, G., Ogborne, A. C., & Cleland, P. (1984). Factors associated with patient dropout from an outpatient alcoholism treatment service: Journal of Studies on Alcohol Vol 45(4) Jul 1984, 359-362.
  • Leiman, A. J. (1977). Congruence of parental expectations and perception of the intake process at community mental health centers as a predictor of continuance in treatment: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Leonard, M. A. (2004). Predicting Completion vs. Defection in a Community-Based Reintegration Program: Journal of Offender Rehabilitation Vol 40(1-2) 2004, 133-146.
  • Leshine, P. L. (1987). Motivational characteristics associated with attrition in worksite obesity treatment: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Lester, S., & Harris, S. M. (2007). Factors associated with first session nonattendance at a university-based family therapy clinic: American Journal of Family Therapy Vol 35(4) Jul-Sep 2007, 363-376.
  • Leventhal, T., & Adlerstein, A. M. (1966). Efficiency concepts and methods applied to patient management: Journal of the American Academy of Child Psychiatry 5(3) 1966, 504-516.
  • Lever, H., & Gmeiner, A. (2000). Families leaving family therapy after one or two sessions: A multiple descriptive case study: Contemporary Family Therapy: An International Journal Vol 22(1) Mar 2000, 39-65.
  • Levin, F. R., Evans, S. M., Vosburg, S. K., Horton, T., Brooks, D., & Ng, J. (2004). Impact of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and other psychopathology on treatment retention among cocaine abusers in a therapeutic community: Addictive Behaviors Vol 29(9) Dec 2004, 1875-1882.
  • Levine, S. W. (1990). The formation of the therapeutic relationship and its course in psychotherapy: An exploratory study: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Levinson, P., McMurray, L., Podell, P., & Weiner, H. (1978). Causes for the premature interruption of psychotherapy by private practice patients: American Journal of Psychiatry Vol 135(7) Jul 1978, 826-830.
  • Levitan, N. (1987). Clients' perceptions affecting dropout behavior within the first phase of therapy: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Lewis, C. I. (1990). The impact of adolescent psychopathology, family dysfunction and stress on adolescent termination from therapy: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Lhullier, A. C., Nunes, M. L. T., Antochevis, A. F., Porto, A. M., & Figueiredo, D. (2000). Change of therapist and therapy drop out in a training clinic: Aletheia No 11 2000, 7-11.
  • Li, X., Sun, H., Puri, A., Marsh, D. C., & Anis, A. H. (2007). Factors associated with pretreatment and treatment dropouts among clients admitted to medical withdrawal management: Journal of Addictive Diseases Vol 26(3) 2007, 77-85.
  • Li, X., Sun, H., Puri, A., Marsh, D. C., & Anis, A. H. (2007). Medical withdrawal management in Vancouver: Service description and evaluation: Addictive Behaviors Vol 32(5) May 2007, 1043-1053.
  • Lickey Diwan, S. E. (2001). Dropout from a partial hospitalization program by people with serious mental illness. Dissertation Abstracts International Section A: Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Lieberz, K., & Ciemer, S. (2000). Background of non-completion of inpatient psychotherapy: Psychotherapeut Vol 45(5) Sep 2000, 286-291.
  • Liefooghe, R., Michiels, N., Habib, S., Moran, M. B., & et al. (1995). Perception and social consequences of tuberculosis: A focus group study of tuberculosis patients in Sialkot, Pakistan: Social Science & Medicine Vol 41(12) Dec 1995, 1685-1692.
  • Lincoln, T. M., Rief, W., Hahlweg, K., Frank, M., Von Witzleben, I., Schroeder, B., et al. (2005). Who Comes, Who Stays, Who Profits? Predicting refusal, dropout, success, and relapse in a short intervention for social phobia: Psychotherapy Research Vol 15(3) Jul 2005, 210-225.
  • Lindgren, L., & Lindbom-Jakobson, M. (1991). Completed treatment at the Red Cross Centre for tortured refugees in Stockholm: Nordisk Psykologi Vol 43(2) 1991, 141-148.
  • Lindstrom, B. R. (1988). Factors related to discontinuation at several phases of clinic contact: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Lingiardi, V., Croce, D., Fossati, A., Vanzulli, L., & Maffei, C. (1999). The evaluation of therapeutic alliance in psychotherapy for patients with personality disorders: Ricerca in Psicoterapia Vol 2(1-3) Jan-Dec 1999, 63-80.
  • Linn, M. W. (1978). Attrition of older alcoholics from treatment: Addictive Diseases: An International Journal Vol 3(3) 1978, 437-447.
  • Little, G. L., & Robinson, K. D. (1987). One-day dropouts from correctional drug treatment: II: Psychological Reports Vol 60(2) Apr 1987, 454.
  • Liu, M.-p. (1990). Factors associated with premature treatment termination of Asian and White clients at community mental health clinics: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Lochman, J. E., & Brown, M. V. (1980). Evaluation of dropout clients and of perceived usefulness of a parent education program: Journal of Community Psychology Vol 8(2) Apr 1980, 132-139.
  • Lock, J., Couturier, J., Bryson, S., & Agras, S. (2006). Predictors of Dropout and Remission in Family Therapy for Adolescent Anorexia Nervosa in a Randomized Clinical Trial: International Journal of Eating Disorders Vol 39(8) Dec 2006, 639-647.
  • Loebel, A. D., Hyde, T. S., & Dunner, D. L. (1986). Early placebo response in anxious and depressed patients: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry Vol 47(5) May 1986, 230-233.
  • Long, J. P., & Marin, A. (1982). Profile of patients signing against medical advice: The Journal of Family Practice Vol 15(3) Sep 1982, 551-556.
  • Long, J. T. (1991). Psychological and behavioral parameters related to the early withdrawal from infertility treatment: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Longo, D. A. (1992). Relation of self-efficacy and outcome expectations to client engagement in a university counseling center: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Longo, D. A., Lent, R. W., & Brown, S. D. (1992). Social cognitive variables in the prediction of client motivation and attrition: Journal of Counseling Psychology Vol 39(4) Oct 1992, 447-452.
  • Lota, L. A. (1994). A longitudinal assessment of stress, coping styles, and social support among a substance dependent sample. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Lothstein, L. M. (1978). The group psychotherapy dropout phenomenon revisited: American Journal of Psychiatry Vol 135(12) Dec 1978, 1492-1495.
  • Lovaglia, M. J., & Matano, R. (1994). Predicting attrition from substance misuse treatment using the Inventory of Interpersonal Problems: International Journal of the Addictions Vol 29(1) Jan 1994, 105-113.
  • Lowe, R. H. (1982). Responding to "no-shows": Some effects of follow-up method on community mental health center attendance patterns: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Vol 50(4) Aug 1982, 602-603.
  • Lowman, R. L., DeLange, W. H., Roberts, T. K., & Brady, C. P. (1984). Users and "teasers": Failure to follow through with initial mental health service inquiries in a child and family treatment center: Journal of Community Psychology Vol 12(3) Jul 1984, 253-262.
  • Lowry, P. A. (1984). Predictive validity of the Revised Patient Expectancy Inventory: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Lucas, C. P. (2001). Predicting therapy dropout and its relationship to the working alliance. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Lueger, R. J., & Cadman, W. (1982). Variables associated with recidivism and program-termination of delinquent adolescents: Journal of Clinical Psychology Vol 38(4) Oct 1982, 861-863.
  • Luk, E. S. L., Staiger, P. K., Mathai, J., Wong, L., Birleson, P., & Adler, R. (2001). Children with persistent conduct problems who dropout of treatment: European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Vol 10(1) 2001, 28-36.
  • Lynch, K. W. (1987). The prediction of alcoholic treatment dropouts and the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Lynch, V. J. (1987). Treatment continuance and discontinuance in a psychiatric clinic: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Lyons, P. T. M. (1993). Premature termination from the counseling relationship: A study based on the transtheoretical approach: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • MacGillivray, S., Cooper, S. J., English, B., Millar, H., & Williams, B. (2003). Predictors of discontinuation on clozapine: A population study: Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine Vol 20(4) Dec 2003, 115-118.
  • MacGowan, R. J., Swanson, N. M., Brackbill, R. M., Rugg, D. L., & et al. (1996). Retention in methadone maintenance treatment programs, Connecticut and Massachusetts, 1990-1993: Journal of Psychoactive Drugs Vol 28(3) Jul-Sep 1996, 259-265.
  • MacNair, R. R. (1993). A model of group therapy dropout and a test of client factors predicting dropout: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • MacNair, R. R., & Corazzini, J. G. (1994). Client factors influencing group therapy dropout: Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training Vol 31(2) Sum 1994, 352-362.
  • Maddux, J. F., Prihoda, T. J., & Desmond, D. P. (1994). Treatment fees and retention on methadone maintenance: Journal of Drug Issues Vol 24(3) Sum 1994, 429-443.
  • Maddux, J. F., Vogtsberger, K. N., Desmond, D. P., & Esquivel, M. (1993). Program changes and retention on methadone: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment Vol 10(6) Nov-Dec 1993, 585-588.
  • Maglione, M., Chao, B., & Anglin, M. D. (2000). Correlates of outpatient drug treatment drop-out among methamphetamine users: Journal of Psychoactive Drugs Vol 32(2) Apr-Jun 2000, 221-228.
  • Magnavita, J. J. (1981). The predictive relationship between attitudes toward seeking professional psychological assistance, selected variables and the early premature termination of counseling/psychotherapy: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Mahon, J. (2000). Dropping out from psychological treatment for eating disorders: What are the issues? : European Eating Disorders Review Vol 8(3) May 2000, 198-216.
  • Mahon, J., Bradley, S. N., Harvey, P. K., Winston, A. P., & Palmer, R. L. (2001). Childhood trauma has dose-effect relationship with dropping out from psychotherapeutic treatment for bulimia nervosa: A replication: International Journal of Eating Disorders Vol 30(2) Sep 2001, 138-148.
  • Mahon, J., Winston, A. P., Palmer, R. L., & Harvey, P. K. (2001). Do broken relationships in childhood relate to bulimic women breaking off psychotherapy in adulthood? : International Journal of Eating Disorders Vol 29(2) Mar 2001, 139-149.
  • Main, S. (1992). Self-efficacy and compliance in psychiatric outpatients: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Makela, K. (1994). Rates of attrition among the membership of Alcoholics Anonymous in Finland: Journal of Studies on Alcohol Vol 55(1) Jan 1994, 91-95.
  • Maletic, A., Palmovic, R., & Stalekar, V. (1988). Analysis of causes of abandoning treatment at a day hospital: Socijalna Psihijatrija Vol 16(1) Apr 1988, 67-77.
  • Malhotra, H. K., Shastri, A. I., & Chopra, H. D. (1978). Does prejudice against the mentally ill increase drop-out from treatment? : Indian Journal of Clinical Psychology Vol 5(1) Mar 1978, 17-23.
  • Malhotra, S., Chakrabarti, S., Gupta, N., & Gill, S. (2004). High Treatment Drop-out Rate of Children with Pervasive Developmental Disorders: Hong Kong Journal of Psychiatry Vol 14(1) Mar 2004, 10-15.
  • Mali, D., & Hudson, K. J. (1988). A note on waiting list attrition: Behaviour Change Vol 5(4) 1988, 171-174.
  • Malzer, R. L. (1980). Clients' pretherapy expectations and preferences, and their relationship to early termination of individual psychotherapy: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Mammo, A., & Weinbaum, D. F. (1993). Some factors that influence dropping out from outpatient alcoholism treatment facilities: Journal of Studies on Alcohol Vol 54(1) Jan 1993, 92-101.
  • Manthei, R. J. (2003). Research digest: Counselling Psychology Quarterly Vol 16(3) Sep 2003, 289-290.
  • Manthei, R. J. (2007). Research digest: Counselling Psychology Quarterly Vol 20(1) Mar 2007, 115-118.
  • Maramba, G. G., & Nagayama Hall, G. C. (2002). Meta-analyses of ethnic match as a predictor of dropout, utilization, and level of functioning: Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology Vol 8(3) Aug 2002, 290-297.
  • Marciano, P. L. (1997). Predicting early-phase dropout vs. continuation in a child guidance clinic: An application of the theory of reasoned action. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Marcus, S. M., Gorman, J., Shea, M. K., Lewin, D., Martinez, J., Ray, S., et al. (2007). A comparison of medication side effect reports by panic disorder patients with and without concomitant cognitive behavior therapy: American Journal of Psychiatry Vol 164(2) Feb 2007, 273-275.
  • Margittai, K. J., Blouin, A., & Perez, E. (1986). A study of the drop-outs in psychopharmacological research with bulimics: International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine Vol 16(4) 1986-1987, 297-304.
  • Marini, M., Semenzin, M., Vignaga, F., Gardiolo, M., Drago, A., Caon, F., et al. (2005). Dropout in institutional emotional crisis counseling and brief focused intervention: Brief Treatment and Crisis Intervention Vol 5(4) Nov 2005, 356-367.
  • Marks, E. L. (1984). Managing treatment applicants at community mental health centers: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Marrero, C. A., Robles, R. R., Colon, H. M., Reyes, J. C., Matos, T. D., Sahai, H., et al. (2005). Factors associated with drug treatment dropout among injection drug users in Puerto Rico: Addictive Behaviors Vol 30(2) Feb 2005, 397-402.
  • Marshall, L. L., & Roiger, R. J. (1996). Substance user MMPI-2 profiles: Predicting failure in completing treatment: Substance Use & Misuse Vol 31(2) Jan 1996, 197-206.
  • Marshel, R. L. (1987). An exploration of the relationship between the therapeutic alliance and premature termination: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Marshood, N. M. (1988). Community adjustment of chronic psychiatric patients: Dropouts vs. non-dropouts: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Martin, G. A., McNair, D., & Hight, W. (1988). Contributing factors to early premature termination at a college counseling center: Journal of Counseling & Development Vol 66(5) Jan 1988, 233-236.
  • Martin, M. K., Giannandrea, P., Rogers, B., & Johnson, J. (1996). Beginning steps to recovery: A challenge to the "come back when you're ready" approach: Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly Vol 14(2) 1996, 45-57.
  • Martin, P. W. (1988). Prediction of attrition from an inpatient alcohol treatment program: The utility of self efficacy expectations, outcome expectations, and outcome values: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Martinez-Raga, J., Marshall, E. J., Keaney, F., Ball, D., & Strang, J. (2002). Unplanned versus planned discharges from in-patient alcohol detoxification: Retrospective analysis of 470 first-episode admissions: Alcohol and Alcoholism Vol 37(3) May-Jun 2002, 277-281.
  • Masi, M. V., Miller, R. B., & Olson, M. M. (2003). Differences in dropout rates among individual, couple, and family therapy clients: Contemporary Family Therapy: An International Journal Vol 25(1) Mar 2003, 63-75.
  • Mason, M. J. (1999). A review of procedural and statistical methods for handling attrition and missing data in clinical research: Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development Vol 32(2) Jul 1999, 111-118.
  • Massey, O. T. (1994). Functional characteristics of consumers who depart residential settings: Adult Residential Care Journal Vol 8(1) Spr 1994, 27-33.
  • Masson, P. C., Perlman, C. M., Ross, S. A., & Gates, A. L. (2007). Premature termination of treatment in an inpatient eating disorder programme: European Eating Disorders Review Vol 15(4) Jul-Aug 2007, 275-282.
  • Matese, F. J. (1994). Skills-training to reduce attrition from aftercare counseling for chemically dependent adolescents. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Matousek, O., & Karlova, M. (1979). The results of group psychotherapy in patients with disorders of interpersonal relations: III. Dropped-out patients: Cesko-Slovenska Psychiatrie Vol 75(2) 1979, 92-100.
  • Matweychuk, W. J. (1990). Personality variables and the prediction of treatment length in Rational-Emotive Therapy: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Mavrides, G. (1991). Continuance and satisfaction in outpatient psychotherapy: An exploration of patient and treatment variables: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • May, D. E., Kratochvil, C. J., Puumala, S. E., Silva, S. G., Rezac, A. J., Hallin, M. J., et al. (2007). A manual-based intervention to address clinical crises and retain patients in the Treatment of Adolescents with Depression Study (TADS): Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Vol 46(5) May 2007, 573-581.
  • May, J. M. (1984). Number of sessions and psychotherapy outcome: Impact on community mental health center services: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Mazumdar, S., Liu, K. S., Houck, P. R., & Reynolds, C. F., III. (1999). Intent-to-treat analysis for longitudinal clinical trials: Coping with the challenge of missing values: Journal of Psychiatric Research Vol 33(2) Mar-Apr 1999, 87-95.
  • Mazzotti, E., Pasquini, P., & Barbato, M. (2001). Occurrence of drop-out from psychiatric treatment in national health outpatient clinics: Rivista di Psichiatria Vol 36(1) Jan-Feb 2001, 22-27.
  • McCabe, K. M. (2002). Factors that predict premature termination among Mexican-American children in outpatient psychotherapy: Journal of Child and Family Studies Vol 11(3) Sep 2002, 347-359.
  • McCallum, M., Piper, W. E., & Joyce, A. S. (1992). Dropping out from short-term group therapy: Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training Vol 29(2) Sum 1992, 206-215.
  • McCallum, M., Piper, W. E., Ogrodniczuk, J. S., & Joyce, A. S. (2002). Early process and dropping out from short-term group therapy for complicated grief: Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice Vol 6(3) Sep 2002, 243-254.
  • McClain, J. W. (1983). The Black alcohol-involved criminal offender and the criminal justice system: New solutions for an old problem: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • McCloskey, K. A., Sitaker, M., Grigsby, N., & Malloy, K. A. (2003). Characteristics of Male Batterers in Treatment: An Example of a Localized Program Evaluation Concerning Attrition: Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma Vol 8(4) 2003, 67-95.
  • McFarlain, R. A., Cohen, G. H., Yoder, J., & Guidry, L. (1977). Psychological test and demographic variables associated with retention of narcotic addicts in treatment: International Journal of the Addictions Vol 12(2-3) 1977, 399-410.
  • McFarland, B. R., & Klein, D. N. (2005). Mental health service use by patients with dysthymic disorder: Treatment use and dropout in a 7 1/2-year naturalistic follow-up study: Comprehensive Psychiatry Vol 46(4) Jul-Aug 2005, 246-253.
  • McGee-Williams, D. E. (1979). Jungian personality types: Predicting client preferences in an initial therapy session: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • McGlothin, K. G. (1994). Correlates of attrition among male and female clients in outpatient treatment for substance abuse. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • McGowan, L., Luker, K., Creed, F., & Chew-Graham, C. A. (2007). 'How do you explain a pain that can't be seen?': The narratives of women with chronic pelvic pain and their disengagement with the diagnostic cycle: British Journal of Health Psychology Vol 12(2) May 2007, 261-274.
  • McGrogan, D. T. (1976). Premature termination from psychotherapy: A continuing problem: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • McGuire, C. F. (1984). The relationship of affiliation and initial problem area congruence between client and therapist and premature termination from therapy: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • McIndoe, K. I. (1986). Elope: Why psychiatric patients go A.W.O.L: Journal of Psychosocial Nursing & Mental Health Services Vol 24(1) Jan 1986, 16-20.
  • McKellar, J., Kelly, J., Harris, A., & Moos, R. (2006). Pretreatment and during treatment risk factors for dropout among patients with substance use disorders: Addictive Behaviors Vol 31(3) Mar 2006, 450-460.
  • McKellar, J. D., Harris, A. H., & Moos, R. H. (2006). Predictors of Outcome for Patients With Substance-Use Disorders Five Years After Treatment Dropout: Journal of Studies on Alcohol Vol 67(5) Sep 2006, 685-693.
  • McKisack, C., & Waller, G. (1996). Why is attendance variable at groups for women with bulimia nervosa? The role of eating psychopathology and other characteristics: International Journal of Eating Disorders Vol 20(2) Sep 1996, 205-209.
  • McMackin, R. A., Tansi, R., & Hartwell, S. (2005). Proficiency in basic educational skills as related to program outcome and escape risk among juvenile offenders in residential treatment: Journal of Offender Rehabilitation Vol 42(3) 2005, 57-74.
  • McMahon, R. C., Kelley, A., & Kouzekanani, K. (1993). Personality and coping styles in the prediction of dropout from treatment for cocaine abuse: Journal of Personality Assessment Vol 61(1) Aug 1993, 147-155.
  • McMahon, R. C., Kouzekanani, K., & Malow, R. M. (1999). A comparative study of cocaine-treatment completers and dropouts: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment Vol 16(1) Jan 1999, 17-22.
  • McMurran, M., & McCulloch, A. (2007). Why don't offenders complete treatment? Prisoners' reasons for non-completion of a cognitive skills programme: Psychology, Crime & Law Vol 13(4) Aug 2007, 345-354.
  • McMurran, M., & Theodosi, E. (2007). Is treatment non-completion associated with increased reconviction over no treatment? : Psychology, Crime & Law Vol 13(4) Aug 2007, 333-343.
  • McNaught, T. R., & McKamy, L. R. (1978). Elopement of adolescents: Dynamics in the treatment process: Hospital & Community Psychiatry Vol 29(5) May 1978, 303-305.
  • McRae, J. F. (1978). The impact of fee assessment on premature psychotherapy termination and outcome: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • McWilliams, J., & Brown, C. C. (1977). Treatment termination variables, MMPI scores and frequencies of relapse in alcoholics: Journal of Studies on Alcohol Vol 38(3) Mar 1977, 477-486.
  • Meadow, D. A. (1982). The effects of a client-focused pregroup preparation interview on the formation of group cohesion and members' interactional behaviors: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Medeiros, M. E. (1990). Predicting termination and continuation status in psychotherapy using the transtheoretical model: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Meermans, W. R. (1993). Pretreatment dropout among persons referred to psychological services from employee assistance programs: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Meier, P. S., Donmall, M. C., McElduff, P., Barrowclough, C., & Heller, R. F. (2006). The role of the early therapeutic alliance in predicting drug treatment dropout: Drug and Alcohol Dependence Vol 83(1) Jul 2006, 57-64.
  • Melin, I., Reynisdottir, S., Berglund, L., Zamfir, M., & Karlstrom, B. (2006). Conservative treatment of obesity in an academic obesity unit. Long-term outcome and drop-out: Eating and Weight Disorders Vol 11(1) Mar 2006, 22-30.
  • Melo, A. P. S., & Guimaraes, M. D. C. (2005). Factors associated with psychiatric treatment dropout in a mental health reference center, Belo Horizonte: Revista Brasileira de Psiquiatria Vol 27(2) Jun 2005, 113-118.
  • Melville, K. M., Casey, L. M., & Kavanagh, D. J. (2007). Psychological treatment dropout among pathological gamblers: Clinical Psychology Review Vol 27(8) Dec 2007, 944-958.
  • Mennicke, S. A., Lent, R. W., & Burgoyne, K. L. (1988). Premature termination from university counseling centers: A review: Journal of Counseling & Development Vol 66(10) Jun 1988, 458-465.
  • Mercadante, S., Villari, P., & Intravaia, G. (2007). Withdrawal acute psychosis after corticosteroid discontinuation: Journal of Pain and Symptom Management Vol 34(2) Aug 2007, 118-119.
  • Merrill, C. A., Mines, R. A., & Starkey, R. (1987). The premature dropout in the group treatment of bulimia: International Journal of Eating Disorders Vol 6(2) Mar 1987, 293-300.
  • Merz, D. R. (1992). Causal attributions as a potential strategy for matching client-therapist dyads: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Merz, W. A. (1994). Placebo response in panic disorder: A review: European Psychiatry Vol 9(3) 1994, 123-127.
  • Meyer, D. L. (1982). The effects of patients' representations of high blood pressure on behavior in treatment: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Midanik, L. T. (1980). Early dropout in two sites of a comprehensive alcoholism treatment program: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Mikol, D. S. (1992). Chemical dependence, attribution theory and treatment attrition: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Miley, K. S. (1996). Rorschach protocols of adults in outpatient alcoholism treatment: Rorschach profiles associated with program completion. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Miller, E. P. (1988). Reducing dropouts and improving attendance in individual therapy through pretherapy preparation and reminder Letters: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Miller, M. J. (1983). The invisible client: Personnel & Guidance Journal Vol 62(1) Sep 1983, 30-33.
  • Miller, R., & Mason, S. E. (2001). Using group therapy to enhance treatment compliance in first episode schizophrenia: Social Work with Groups Vol 24(1) 2001, 37-51.
  • Miller, S. B. (1989). Treatment outcome and attrition in a comprehensive weight loss program: Group versus the combination of group with individual treatment sessions: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Minnix, J. A., Reitzel, L. R., Repper, K. A., Burns, A. B., Williams, F., Lima, E. N., et al. (2005). Total number of MMPI-2 clinical scale elevations predicts premature termination after controlling for intake symptom severity and personality disorder diagnosis: Personality and Individual Differences Vol 38(8) Jun 2005, 1745-1755.
  • Miranda, M. R., & et al. (1976). Mexican American dropouts in psychotherapy as related to level of acculturation: Spanish Speaking Mental Health Research Center Monograph Series No 3 1976, 35-50.
  • Mitchell, C., & Stuart, R. B. (1984). Effect of self-efficacy on dropout from obesity treatment: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Vol 52(6) Dec 1984, 1100-1101.
  • Mitchell, M. E. (1989). The relationship between social network variables and the utilization of mental health services: Journal of Community Psychology Vol 17(3) Jul 1989, 258-266.
  • Mitchell, S., & Page, R. C. (1986). A measure of persistence as a prediction of retention in two residential drug treatment programs: Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling Vol 17(1) Spr 1986, 38-40.
  • Miyake, S. M., Chemtob, C. M., & Torigoe, R. Y. (1985). The effect of decreasing delays in appointments on patients' failure to keep appointments: International Journal of Partial Hospitalization Vol 3(2) Jun 1985, 131-135.
  • Moak, D. H., Anton, R. F., Malcolm, R., Randall, C. L., & et al. (1993). Alcoholic subjects with anxiety disorder: Characteristics of completers and noncompleters in a pharmacologic study: The American Journal on Addictions Vol 2(1) Win 1993, 39-47.
  • Moeller, F. G., Dougherty, D. M., Barratt, E. S., Schmitz, J. M., Swann, A. C., & Grabowski, J. (2001). The impact of impulsivity on cocaine use and retention in treatment: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment Vol 21(4) Dec 2001, 193-198.
  • Mogge, K. L. (2000). Predictors of dropout in child sexual abuse treatment. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Mohl, P. C., Martinez, D., Ticknor, C., Huang, M., & et al. (1991). Early dropouts from psychotherapy: Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease Vol 179(8) Aug 1991, 478-481.
  • Mohr, D. C. (1992). Negative outcome and attrition in psychotherapy: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Molnar, G., & Pinchoff, D. M. (1993). Factors in patient elopements from an urban state hospital and strategies for prevention: Hospital & Community Psychiatry Vol 44(8) Aug 1993, 791-792.
  • Monras, M., & Gual, A. (2000). Attrition in group therapy with alcoholics: A survival analysis: Drug and Alcohol Review Vol 19(1) Mar 2000, 55-63.
  • Montgomery, S. A., & Kasper, S. (1998). Side effects, dropouts from treatment and cost consequences: International Clinical Psychopharmacology Vol 13(Suppl 2) Feb 1998, S1-S5.
  • Monti, N. (1978). Use of initial interview variables to predict length of stay in treatment: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Mooney, J. P., Burling, T. A., Hartman, W. M., & Brenner-Liss, D. (1992). The Abstinence Violation Effect and very low calorie diet success: Addictive Behaviors Vol 17(4) Jul-Aug 1992, 319-324.
  • Moore, M. C. (1984). Early psychotherapy dropout characteristics at time of intake and follow-up: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Moras, K. K. (1986). Early termination and the outcome of psychotherapy: Patients' perspectives: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • More, M. A., Huidobro, A., Rodriguez, M., & Holgado, P. (2002). A study of treatment drop-out: Archivos de Psiquiatria Vol 65(3) Jul-Sep 2002, 243-262.
  • Morgan-Lopez, A. A., & Fals-Stewart, W. (2007). Analytic methods for modeling longitudinal data from rolling therapy groups with membership turnover: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Vol 75(4) Aug 2007, 580-593.
  • Morita, S., Kobayashi, K., Eguchi, K., Matsumoto, T., Shibuya, M., Yamaji, Y., et al. (2005). Analysis of incomplete quality of life data in advanced stage cancer: A practical application of multiple imputation: Quality of Life Research: An International Journal of Quality of Life Aspects of Treatment, Care & Rehabilitation Vol 14(6) Aug 2005, 1533-1544.
  • Morlino, M., Martucci, G., Musella, V., Bolzan, M., & et al. (1995). Patients dropping out of treatment in Italy: Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica Vol 92(1) Jul 1995, 1-6.
  • Morrow, G. R., del Gaudio, A. C., & Carpenter, P. J. (1977). The dropout and the terminator: A methodological note on definitions: Journal of Clinical Psychology Vol 33(3) Jul 1977, 867-869.
  • Morton, A. (1995). The enigma of non-attendance: A study of clients who do not turn up for their first appointment: Therapeutic Communities Vol 16(2) Sum 1995, 117-133.
  • Moser, D. K., Dracup, K., & Doering, L. V. (2000). Factors differentiating dropouts from completers in a longitudinal, multicenter clinical trial: Nursing Research Vol 49(2) Mar-Apr 2000, 109-116.
  • Mosher-Ashley, P. M. (1989). Referral, persistence in therapy and drop-out patterns of elderly clients in a community mental health center: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Mosher-Ashley, P. M. (1994). Therapy termination and persistence patterns of elderly clients in a community mental health center: The Gerontologist Vol 34(2) Apr 1994, 180-189.
  • Moss, R. A., Prue, D. M., Lomax, B. D., & Martin, J. E. (1982). Implications of self-monitoring for smoking treatment: Effects on adherence and session attendance: Addictive Behaviors Vol 7(4) 1982, 381-385.
  • Moy, E., & Bartman, B. A. (1996). Race and hospital discharge against medical advice: Journal of the National Medical Association Vol 88(10) Oct 1996, 658-660.
  • Mrad, D. F., & Krasnoff, A. G. (1976). Use of MMPI and demographic variables in predicting dropouts from a correctional therapeutic community: Offender Rehabilitation Vol 1(2) Win 1976-1977, 193-201.
  • Mubarak Ali, R., Sekar, K., Kazi, A., Kavitha, M. A., & et al. (1989). Escape from a mental hospital: Comparison of escaped patients during 1977 and 1987: NIMHANS Journal Vol 7(2) Jul 1989, 123-126.
  • Mukherjee, S., Rosen, A. M., & Shukla, S. (1991). Acceptance by patients of maintenance lithium treatment: Lithium Vol 2(2) May 1991, 63-69.
  • Mullins, C. D., Obeidat, N. A., Cuffel, B. J., Naradzay, J., & Loebel, A. D. (2008). Risk of discontinuation of atypical antipsychotic agents in the treatment of schizophrenia: Schizophrenia Research Vol 98(1-3) Jan 2008, 8-15.
  • Mulvaney, F. D., Alterman, A. I., Boardman, C. R., & Kampman, K. (1999). Cocaine abstinence symptomatology and treatment attrition: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment Vol 16(2) Mar 1999, 129-135.
  • Munley, P. H., Bains, D. S., Frazee, J., & Schwartz, L. T. (1994). Inpatient PTSD treatment: A study of pretreatment measures, treatment dropout, and therapist ratings of response to treatment: Journal of Traumatic Stress Vol 7(2) Apr 1994, 319-325.
  • Murphy, J. A. (1977). Factors related to continuance in the use of child mental health services in a neighborhood health center: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Murphy, J. F., & Cannon, D. J. (1986). Avoiding early dropouts: Patient selection and preparation techniques: Journal of Psychosocial Nursing & Mental Health Services Vol 24(9) Sep 1986, 21-26.
  • Myers, L. (2000). The relation of interviewer ethnic, cultural, and interpersonal characteristics to patient dropout. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Nacev, V. (1979). Dependency and ego-strength as indicators of patients' attendance in psychotherapy: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Nacev, V. (1980). Dependency and ego-strength as indicators of patients' attendance in psychotherapy: Journal of Clinical Psychology Vol 36(3) Jul 1980, 691-695.
  • Nakao, M., Fricchione, G., Myers, P., Zuttermeister, P. C., Barsky, A. J., & Benson, H. (2001). Depression and education as predicting factors for completion of a behavioral medicine intervention in a mind/body medicine clinic: Behavioral Medicine Vol 26(4) Win 2001, 177-184.
  • Napolitani, F., & Napolitani, A. P. (1994). Therapist and group therapist: Group and institution: Archivio di Psicologia, Neurologia e Psichiatria Vol 55(3) May-Jun 1994, 671-678.
  • Narita, H., Harigae, Y., & Kambara, H. (2005). A study on "broken appointment" cases: Factors that influence dropouts: Japanese Journal of Counseling Science Vol 38(2) Jun 2005, 119-127.
  • Nash, J. D. (1977). The problem of dropout from treatment for obesity: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Nelson, B. K. (2005). Why Did He Leave? How Can We Help Him Stay? Examining a Residential Treatment Failure and a Second Chance for Success: Smith College Studies in Social Work Vol 75(2) 2005, 59-80.
  • Nessman, D. G. (1979). The effects of patient operated hypertension groups on compliance in hypertension treatment: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Neumann, M., Kasper, S., Krappel, C., Moller, H. J., Laux, G., & Paul, H. W. (2002). A "low threshold" detoxication program: Project results: Krankenhauspsychiatrie Vol 13(3) Sep 2002, 99-103.
  • Nevid, J. S., Javier, R. A., & Moulton, J. L., III. (1996). Factors predicting participant attrition in a community-based, culturally specific smoking-cessation program for Hispanic smokers: Health Psychology Vol 15(3) May 1996, 226-229.
  • Niemeier, D. F. (1982). The relationship of weight loss in an obesity treatment program to expectancy of success and to selected attribution constructs: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Nilsson, A. (1995). Mortality in recurrent mood disorders during periods on and off lithium: A complete population study in 362 patients: Pharmacopsychiatry Vol 28(1) Jan 1995, 8-13.
  • Nilsson, A., & Axelsson, R. (1989). Factors associated with discontinuation of long-term lithium treatment: Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica Vol 80(3) Sep 1989, 221-230.
  • Noel, N. E., McCrady, B. S., Stout, R. L., & Fisher-Nelson, H. (1987). Predictors of attrition from an outpatient alcoholism treatment program for couples: Journal of Studies on Alcohol Vol 48(3) May 1987, 229-235.
  • Nunes, K. L., & Cortoni, F. (2008). Dropout from sex-offender treatment and dimensions of risk of sexual recidivism: Criminal Justice and Behavior Vol 35(1) Jan 2008, 24-33.
  • Nussbaum, J. H. (1984). The effect of a fee increase on psychotherapy patients' attitudes toward and participation in psychological treatment: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Nuttbrock, L. H., Ng-Mak, D. S., Rahav, M., & Rivera, J. J. (1997). Pre- and post-admission attrition of homeless, mentally ill chemical abusers referred to residential treatment programs: Addiction Vol 92(10) Oct 1997, 1305-1315.
  • O' Connor, S. M., Davies, J. B., Heffernan, D. D., & Van Eijk, R. (2003). An alternative method for predicting attrition from an alcohol treatment programme: Alcohol and Alcoholism Vol 38(6) Nov-Dec 2003, 568-573.
  • Oakes, R. (2005). Measuring dropout from therapy using the Barriers to Treatment Participation Scale. Dissertation Abstracts International Section A: Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Oatsvall, R. D. (1979). Personality factors as predictors of success in an alcoholic treatment program: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • O'Brien, C. P., Greenstein, R. A., Mintz, J., & Woody, G. E. (1975). Clinical experience with naltrexone: American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Vol 2(3-4) 1975, 365-377.
  • Occhipinti, B. S. (1987). The effects of goal setting at intake on client attrition: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Ochoa, E. S. (1991). Client-therapist interactions: Effects on retention in alcoholism treatment: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Oei, T. P. S., & Kazmierczak, T. (1997). Factors associated with dropout in a group cognitive behaviour therapy for mood disorders: Behaviour Research and Therapy Vol 35(11) Nov 1997, 1025-1030.
  • O'Gorman, E. C. (1978). The treatment of frigidity: A comparative study of group and individual desensitization: British Journal of Psychiatry Vol 132 Jun 1978, 580-584.
  • Ogrodniczuk, J. S., Joyce, A. S., & Piper, W. E. (2005). Strategies for Reducing Patient-Initiated Premature Termination of Psychotherapy: Harvard Review of Psychiatry Vol 13(2) Mar-Apr 2005, 57-70.
  • Ojehagen, A., & Berglund, M. (1992). Acceptance, attrition, and outcome in an outpatient treatment programme for alcoholics: A comparison between a randomized and a non-randomized process-outcome study: European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience Vol 242(2-3) Dec 1992, 82-84.
  • O'Leary, M. R., Calsyn, D. A., Chaney, E. F., & Freeman, C. W. (1977). Predicting alcohol treatment program drop-outs: Diseases of the Nervous System Vol 38(12) Dec 1977, 993-995.
  • O'Leary, M. R., Rohsenow, D. J., Schau, E. J., & Donovan, D. M. (1977). Defensive style and treatment outcome among men alcoholics: Journal of Studies on Alcohol Vol 38(5) May 1977, 1036-1040.
  • Olfson, M., Marcus, S. C., Tedeschi, M., & Wan, G. J. (2006). Continuity of Antidepressant Treatment for Adults With Depression in the United States: American Journal of Psychiatry Vol 163(1) Jan 2006, 101-108.
  • Ombrato, M., & Manzocchi, B. (2003). Drop out: Phenomenon's Definition and characteristic in the mirtense department of the Rieti AUSL: Psicoterapia e Istituzioni: Review of Psychoanalytical Methodological Research and Clinical Experiences Vol 10(1) 2003, 55-74.
  • Orbell, S., Hagger, M., Brown, V., & Tidy, J. (2006). Comparing Two Theories of Health Behavior: A Prospective Study of Noncompletion of Treatment Following Cervical Cancer Screening: Health Psychology Vol 25(5) Sep 2006, 604-615.
  • Orgel, S. (2007). Commentary on "The Problem of the Negative Therapeutic Reaction," by Karen Horney: Psychoanalytic Quarterly Vol 76(1) Jan 2007, 43-58.
  • Orme, D. R., & Boswell, D. (1991). The pre-intake drop-out at a community mental health center: Community Mental Health Journal Vol 27(5) Oct 1991, 375-379.
  • O'Sullivan, M. J., Peterson, P. D., Cox, G. B., & Kirkeby, J. (1989). Ethnic populations: Community mental health services ten years later: American Journal of Community Psychology Vol 17(1) Feb 1989, 17-30.
  • Ottino, J. (1995). Adolescent suicides: Psychotherapy and treatment interruption: Psychiatrie de l'Enfant Vol 38(2) 1995, 573-602.
  • Overall, J. E., Donachie, N. D., & Faillace, L. A. (1987). Implications of restrictive diagnosis for compliance to antidepressant drug therapy: Alprazolam versus imipramine: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry Vol 48(2) Feb 1987, 51-54.
  • Overall, J. E., Shobaki, G., & Fiore, J. (1996). Random regression with imputed values for dropouts: Psychopharmacology Bulletin Vol 32(3) 1996, 377-388.
  • Owen, P. R., & Kohutek, K. J. (1981). The rural mental health dropout: Journal of Rural Community Psychology Vol 2(2) Fal 1981, 38-41.
  • Ozanian, R. G. (2003). Understanding treatment dropout in outpatient mental health services: An economic framework exploring the relationship between patient satisfaction and appointment noncompliance. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Pages, K. P., Russo, J. E., Wingerson, D. K., Ries, R. K., Roy-Byrne, P. P., & Cowley, D. S. (1998). Predictors and outcome of discharge against medical advice from the psychiatric units of a general hospital: Psychiatric Services Vol 49(9) Sep 1998, 1187-1192.
  • Pagnin, D., de Queiroz, V., & Saggese, E. G. (2005). Predictors of attrition from day treatment of adolescents with substance-related disorders: Addictive Behaviors Vol 30(5) Jun 2005, 1065-1069.
  • Pal, D. K., Das, T., & Sengupta, S. (2000). Case-control and qualitative study of attrition in a community epilepsy programme in rural India: Seizure Vol 9(2) Mar 2000, 119-123.
  • Palmer, J. A., Palmer, L. K., Williamson, D., & Michiels, K. (1995). Childhood abuse as a factor in attrition from drug rehabilitation: Psychological Reports Vol 76(3, Pt 1) Jun 1995, 879-882.
  • Palmer, W. G. (1990). Social connectedness, learned helplessness, and alienation characteristics as related to graduate/dropout behavior for residents in alcohol abuse programs: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Pang, A. H. T., Lum, F. C. K., Ungvari, G. S., Wong, C. K., & et al. (1996). A prospective outcome study of patients missing regular psychiatric outpatient appointments: Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology Vol 31(5) Sep 1996, 299-302.
  • Pani, P. P., Pirastu, R., Ricci, A., & Gessa, G. L. (1996). Prohibition of take-home dosages: Negative consequences on methadone maintenance treatment: Drug and Alcohol Dependence Vol 41(1) May 1996, 81-84.
  • Papach-Goodsitt, L. J. (1986). Psychotherapy dropouts view their treatment: A followup study: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Paraherakis, A., Charney, D. A., Palacios-Boix, J., & Gill, K. (2000). An abstinence-oriented program for substance use disorders: Poorer outcome associated with opiate dependence: The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry / La Revue canadienne de psychiatrie Vol 45(10) Dec 2000, 927-931.
  • Parashos, S. A., Wielinski, C. L., & Kern, J. A. (2004). Frequency, Reasons, and Risk Factors of Entacapone Discontinuation in Parkinson Disease: Clinical Neuropharmacology Vol 27(3) May-Jun 2004, 119-123.
  • Park-Wyllie, L. Y., Scalera, A., Tseng, A., & Rourke, S. (2002). High rate of discontinuations of highly active antiretroviral therapy as a result of antiretroviral intolerance in clinical practice: Missed opportunities for adherence support? : AIDS Vol 16(7) May 2002, 1084-1086.
  • Parwatikar, S., Crawford, J., & Unverdi, C. (1975). Antagonist study in St. Louis: American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Vol 2(3-4) 1975, 379-390.
  • Passos, S. R. L., & Camacho, L. A. B. (2000). Factors associated with immediate dropout of outpatient treatment for drug abuse in Rio de Janeiro: Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology Vol 35(11) Nov 2000, 513-517.
  • Paul, B. J. (1984). Attrition in parent behavioral training: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Paxton, R. (1983). Prolonging the effects of deposit contracts with smokers: Behaviour Research and Therapy Vol 21(4) 1983, 425-433.
  • Peake, K. J., Limbert, C., & Whitehead, L. (2005). Gone, but not forgotten: An examination of the factors associated with dropping out from treatment of eating disorders: European Eating Disorders Review Vol 13(5) Sep-Oct 2005, 330-337.
  • Pearlman, S. (1979). Convergence of therapist and client goals in the initial stage of marital counseling and its relationship to continuance in treatment: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Pedersen, M. U. (2007). Women in residential drug-free treatment: How to use a bottom-up strategy and a prediction of completion instrument to prevent early dropout: Therapeutic Communities Vol 28(1) Spr 2007, 45-58.
  • Pekarik, G. (1983). Follow-up adjustment of outpatient dropouts: American Journal of Orthopsychiatry Vol 53(3) Jul 1983, 501-511.
  • Pekarik, G. (1983). Improvement in clients who have given different reasons for dropping out of treatment: Journal of Clinical Psychology Vol 39(6) Nov 1983, 909-913.
  • Pekarik, G. (1985). Coping with dropouts: Professional Psychology: Research and Practice Vol 16(1) Feb 1985, 114-123.
  • Pekarik, G. (1985). The effects of employing different termination classification criteria in dropout research: Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training Vol 22(1) Spr 1985, 86-91.
  • Pekarik, G. (1987). The effects of program duration on continuance in a behavioral weight loss program: Addictive Behaviors Vol 12(4) 1987, 381-384.
  • Pekarik, G. (1992). Posttreatment adjustment of clients who drop out early vs. late in treatment: Journal of Clinical Psychology Vol 48(3) May 1992, 379-387.
  • Pekarik, G. (1992). Relationship of clients' reasons for dropping out of treatment to outcome and satisfaction: Journal of Clinical Psychology Vol 48(1) Jan 1992, 91-98.
  • Pekarik, G., Blodgett, C., Evans, R. G., & Wierzbicki, M. (1984). Variables related to continuance in a behavioral weight loss program: Addictive Behaviors Vol 9(4) 1984, 413-416.
  • Pekarik, G., & Finney-Owen, K. (1987). Outpatient clinic therapist attitudes and beliefs relevant to client dropout: Community Mental Health Journal Vol 23(2) Sum 1987, 120-130.
  • Pekarik, G., Jones, D. L., & Blodgett, C. (1986). Personality and demographic characteristics of dropouts and completers in a nonhospital residential alcohol treatment program: International Journal of the Addictions Vol 21(1) 1986, 131-137.
  • Pekarik, G., & Stephenson, L. A. (1988). Adult and child client differences in therapy dropout research: Journal of Clinical Child Psychology Vol 17(4) Dec 1988, 316-321.
  • Pelissier, B., Camp, S. D., & Motivans, M. (2003). Staying in treatment: How much difference is there from prison to prison? : Psychology of Addictive Behaviors Vol 17(2) Jun 2003, 134-141.
  • Pelkonen, M., Marttunen, M., Laippala, P., & Lonnqvist, J. (2000). Factors associated with early dropout from adolescent psychiatric outpatient treatment: Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Vol 39(3) Mar 2000, 329-336.
  • Pena, J. M., Franklin, R. R., Rice, J. C., Foulks, E. F., Bland, I. J., Shervington, D., et al. (1999). A two-rate hypothesis for patterns of retention in psychosocial treatments of cocaine dependence: Findings from a study of African-American men and a review of the published data: The American Journal on Addictions Vol 8(4) Fal 1999, 319-331.
  • Penn, C. L. (1985). Premature termination from alcoholism treatment: An analysis of client and therapist expectations: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Pennell, D. K. (1988). A study of family adaptability and cohesiveness, weight classification, weight maintenance, and program completion variables in an obesity treatment program: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Perahia, D. G., Kajdasz, D. K., Desaiah, D., & Haddad, P. M. (2005). Symptoms following abrupt discontinuation of duloxetine treatment in patients with major depressive disorder: Journal of Affective Disorders Vol 89(1-3) Dec 2005, 207-212.
  • Percudani, M., Belloni, G., Contini, A., & Barbui, C. (2002). Monitoring community psychiatric services in Italy: Differences between patients who leave care and those who stay in treatment: British Journal of Psychiatry Vol 180(3) Mar 2002, 254-259.
  • Pereira, T., Lock, J., & Oggins, J. (2006). Role of Therapeutic Alliance in Family Therapy for Adolescent Anorexia Nervosa: International Journal of Eating Disorders Vol 39(8) Dec 2006, 677-684.
  • Perez de los Cobos, J. C., Lopez-Ibor, J. J., Sopelana, P., Castaneda, M., & et al. (1991). Cocaine use and opioid withdrawal syndrome: European Psychiatry Vol 6(2) 1991, 89-92.
  • Perkins, B. R. (1984). Client expectations, demographic characteristics, and continuity of care in an outpatient mental health clinic: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Perkins, C., Jr. (2006). Failure of early treatment response and symptom worsening may predict treatment discontinuation: CNS Spectrums Vol 11(9) Sep 2006, 664-665.
  • Perron, B. E. (2007). Psychiatric comorbidities and dropout from substance abuse treatment. Dissertation Abstracts International Section A: Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Perron, B. E., & Bright, C. L. (2008). The influence of legal coercion on dropout from substance abuse treatment: Results from a national survey: Drug and Alcohol Dependence Vol 92(1-3) Jan 2008, 123-131.
  • Perry, J. C. (2001). A pilot study of defenses in adults with personality disorders entering psychotherapy: Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease Vol 189(10) Oct 2001, 651-660.
  • Persons, J. B., Burns, D. D., & Perloff, J. M. (1988). Predictors of dropout and outcome in cognitive therapy for depression in a private practice setting: Cognitive Therapy and Research Vol 12(6) Dec 1988, 557-575.
  • Persson, G. (1979). Factors related to drug compliance and attrition in neurotic outpatients treated with anxiolytics: Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica Vol 60(2) Aug 1979, 163-169.
  • Petersen, D. A. (1999). Clients' perspectives on unresolved therapeutic impasses. (psychotherapy, treatment termination). Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Peterson, E. T. (1978). The initial clinic appointment: A study of clients who did not observe appointments in a child psychiatric clinic: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Pfaffl, J. C. (1992). Impact of intake procedures upon client attrition and client satisfaction in a managed care mental health agency: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Phillips, E. L. (1991). George Washington University's international data on psychotherapy delivery systems: Modeling new approaches to the study of therapy. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
  • Phillips, M. (1987). Pretreatment factors, self-efficacy and locus of control as predictors of dropout among women from substance abuse treatment: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Phillips, M. S., & Ali, H. (1983). Psychiatric patients who discharge themselves against medical advice: The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry / La Revue canadienne de psychiatrie Vol 28(3) Apr 1983, 202-205.
  • Pickus, L. K. (2000). Attrition from community-based psychotherapy: The roles of social support, attitudes, and self-efficacy. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Pierce, R. A., & Stoltenberg, C. D. (1990). Increasing program persistence in professional weight loss programs involving cognitive self-persuasion: Professional Psychology: Research and Practice Vol 21(3) Jun 1990, 210-215.
  • Piergrossi, B. (2005). Variables related to therapist trainee's attributions at client premature termination. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Pierloot, R., & Vinck, J. (1977). A pragmatic approach to the concept of alexithymia: Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics Vol 28(1-4) 1977, 156-166.
  • Pike, S. G. (1991). Predicting treatment completion in a combined outpatient treatment program for polysubstance abusers: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Pina, A. A., Silverman, W. K., Weems, C. F., Kurtines, W. M., & Goldman, M. L. (2003). A comparison of completers and noncompleters of exposure-based cognitive and behavioral treatment for phobic and anxiety disorders in youth: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Vol 71(4) Aug 2003, 701-705.
  • Pinsky, I., Aparecida da Silva, E., Marques, A. C., & Formignoi, M. L. (1995). Dropping out of treatment by patients with drug and alcohol dependencies: A qualitative study of reasons: Revista ABP-APAL Vol 17(4) Oct-Dec 1995, 150-154.
  • Piper, W. E., Debbane, E. G., Garant, J., & Bienvenu, J.-P. (1979). Pretraining for group psychotherapy: A cognitive-experiential approach: Archives of General Psychiatry Vol 36(11) Oct 1979, 1250-1256.
  • Piper, W. E., Joyce, A. S., McCallum, M., Azim, H. F., & Ogrodniczuk, J. S. (2002). Clinical illustrations of dropping out from interpretive psychotherapy: The importance of flexibility. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
  • Piper, W. E., Ogrodniczuk, J. S., Joyce, A. S., McCallum, M., Rosie, J. S., O'Kelly, J. G., et al. (1999). Prediction of dropping out in time-limited, interpretive individual psychotherapy: Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training Vol 36(2) Sum 1999, 114-122.
  • Pirog-Good, M. A., & Stets, J. (1986). Programs for abusers: Who drops out and what can be done: Response to the Victimization of Women & Children Vol 9(2) 1986, 17-19.
  • Plant, R. W. (1991). Motivation, expectation, and psychiatric severity in predicting early dropout from outpatient alcoholism treatment: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Plog, A. E. (1996). The study of attrition in a preventative intervention for boys at risk for conduct disorder. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Polish, L. B. (1983). Reactions of beginning psychotherapists to premature terminations of clients: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Poole, W. K., Perritt, R., Shah, K. B., Lou, Y., Turner, J., Kvale, P., et al. (2001). A characterisation of patient drop outs in a cohort of HIV positive homosexual/bisexual men and intravenous drug users: Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health Vol 55(1) Jan 2001, 66-67.
  • Poulopoulos, C., & Tsiboukli, A. (1999). Socio-demographic differences, patterns of use and drop-out from Greek drug-free treatment programmes: Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy Vol 6(1) Mar 1999, 99-110.
  • Powell, B. J., Penick, E. C., Rahaim, S., Read, M. R., & et al. (1987). The dropout in alcoholism research: A brief report: International Journal of the Addictions Vol 22(3) Mar 1987, 283-287.
  • Powell, D. H. (1995). What we can learn from negative outcome in therapy: The case of Roger: Journal of Psychotherapy Integration Vol 5(2) Jun 1995, 133-144.
  • Powell, J. (1984). Attrition during the pretreatment stage of a drug-free therapeutic community: Australian Psychologist Vol 19(2) Jul 1984, 217-228.
  • Prasadarao, P. S., & Mishra, H. (1992). Drinking related locus of control and treatment attrition among alcoholics: Journal of Personality and Clinical Studies Vol 8(1-2) Mar-Sep 1992, 43-47.
  • Pratt, C. A. (1989). Development of a screening questionnaire to study attrition in weight-control programs: Psychological Reports Vol 64(3, Pt 1) Jun 1989, 1007-1016.
  • Presley, J. H. (1987). The clinical dropout: A view from the client's perspective: Social Casework Vol 68(10) Dec 1987, 603-608.
  • Priebe, S., & Broker, M. (1999). Prediction of hospitalizations by schizophrenia patients' assessment of treatment: An expanded study: Journal of Psychiatric Research Vol 33(2) Mar-Apr 1999, 113-119.
  • Priebe, S., Watts, J., Chase, M., & Matanov, A. (2005). Processes of disengagement and engagement in assertive outreach patients: Qualitative study: British Journal of Psychiatry Vol 187(5) Nov 2005, 438-443.
  • Primm, A. B., Gomez, M. B., Tzolova-Iontchev, I., Perry, W., Thi Vu, H., & Crum, R. M. (2000). Severely mentally ill patients with and without substance use disorders: Characteristics associated with treatment attrition: Community Mental Health Journal Vol 36(3) Jun 2000, 235-246.
  • Prinz, R. J., & Miller, G. E. (1994). Family-based treatment for childhood antisocial behavior: Experimental influences on dropout and engagement: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Vol 62(3) Jun 1994, 645-650.
  • Priola, V. J. (1999). Predictors and outcome of psychotherapy dropouts. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Probstfield, J. L., Russell, M. L., Insull, W., Jr., & Yusuf, S. (1990). Dropouts from a clinical trial, their recovery and characterization: A basis for dropout management and prevention. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Co.
  • Prochaska, J. O. (2005). Reply to Callaghan: Stages of Change and Termination From Psychotherapy: Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training Vol 42(2) Sum 2005, 247-248.
  • Proctor, T. J. (2002). A comprehensive biopsychosocial evaluation of functional restoration completion status in chronic musculoskeletal pain disability patients. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Pulford, J., Adams, P., & Sheridan, J. (2006). Unilateral Treatment Exit: A Failure of Retention or a Failure of Treatment Fit? : Substance Use & Misuse Vol 41(14) 2006, 1901-1920.
  • Putter, H., Marijnen, C. A. M., Kranenbarg, E. K., van de Velde, C. J. H., & Stiggelbout, A. M. (2005). Missing forms and dropout in the TME quality of life substudy: Quality of Life Research: An International Journal of Quality of Life Aspects of Treatment, Care & Rehabilitation Vol 14(3) Apr 2005, 857-865.
  • Rabinowitz, D. C. (2002). Predictors of attrition in a predominantly Caucasian middle-class clinic-based weight loss program. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Rabinowitz, J., & Marjefsky, S. (1998). Predictors of being expelled from and dropping out of alcohol treatment: Psychiatric Services Vol 49(2) Feb 1998, 187-189.
  • Radinsky, T. L. (1976). Transfer completion rates and treatment modality: Journal of Community Psychology Vol 4(3) Jul 1976, 239-245.
  • Rahav, M., Nuttbrock, L., Rivera, J. J., & Ng-Mak, D. (1997). Recruitment into treatment of homeless, mentally ill, chemical abusing men: Journal of Drug Issues Vol 27(2) Spr 1997, 315-328.
  • Rainer, J. P., & Campbell, L. F. (2001). Premature termination in psychotherapy: Identification and intervention: Journal of Psychotherapy in Independent Practice Vol 2(3) 2001, 19-42.
  • Raines, S. J., Force, R. C., & Burdsal, C. A. (2000). Early identification of boys at risk for treatment dropout in a residential treatment center: Multivariate Experimental Clinical Research Vol 12(1) 2000, 1-11.
  • Ranew, L. F. (1993). Domestic violence treatment groups for batterers: Factors that predict completion, dropout or refusal of treatment: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Rangoonwala, R. (1982). Determination of patient wants, expectations and commitment to therapy: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Rapaport, R. J., Rodolfa, E. R., & Lee, V. E. (1985). Variables related to premature terminations in a university counseling service: A reply to Saltzman's (1984) comment: Journal of Counseling Psychology Vol 32(3) Jul 1985, 469-471.
  • Rapp, R. L. (1985). Prediction of non-attendance of the initial interview: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Rau, F. N. (1987). A study of Phillips' hypothetical attrition curve through records of a mental health clinic: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Ravndal, E., & Vaglum, P. (1992). Different intake procedures: The influence on treatment start and treatment response: A quasi-experimental study: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment Vol 9(1) 1992, 53-58.
  • Ravndal, E., & Vaglum, P. (1994). Self-reported depression as a predictor of dropout in a hierarchical therapeutic community: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment Vol 11(5) Sep-Oct 1994, 471-479.
  • Ravndal, E., & Vaglum, P. (1994). Why do drug abusers leave the therapeutic community? Problems with attachment and identification in a hierarchical treatment community: Nordic Journal of Psychiatry Vol 48(Suppl 33) 1994, 1-55.
  • Rawlings, B. (2007). Process and change: The treatment careers of residents in therapeutic communities: Therapeutic Communities Vol 28(3) Aut 2007, 237-255.
  • Rawson, R., Huber, A., Brethen, P., Obert, J., Gulati, V., Shoptaw, S., et al. (2000). Methamphetamine and cocaine users: Differences in characteristics and treatment retention: Journal of Psychoactive Drugs Vol 32(2) Apr-Jun 2000, 233-238.
  • Ray, R., Beig, M. A., & Gopinath, P. S. (1982). Walk-in clinic drop-outs: International Journal of Social Psychiatry Vol 28(3) Fal 1982, 179-184.
  • Ray, R., Gopinath, P. S., & Beig, M. A. (1983). Customer approach and walk-in clinic drop-out phenomenon: International Journal of Social Psychiatry Vol 29(2) Sum 1983, 118-126.
  • Raytek, H. S., McCrady, B. S., Epstein, E. E., & Hirshch, L. S. (1999). Therapeutic alliance and the retention of couples in conjoint alcoholism treatment: Addictive Behaviors Vol 24(3) May-Jun 1999, 317-330.
  • Reder, P., & Tyson, R. L. (1980). Patient dropout from individual psychotherapy: A review and discussion: Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic Vol 44(3) May 1980, 229-252.
  • Reece, M. (2003). HIV-related mental health care: Factors influencing dropout among low-income, HIV-positive individuals: AIDS Care Vol 15(5) Oct 2003, 707-716.
  • Reece, M. D. (2001). Dropout from community-based, HIV-related psychotherapy: The influence of health beliefs and perceptions of stigma (immune deficiency). Dissertation Abstracts International Section A: Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Reese, B. D. (1979). Reducing the pretherapy dropout rate at a community mental health center: A pilot program: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Reeves, F. S. (1978). The efficacy of verbal pre-therapy information and videotape modeling as related to client therapeutic outcome and drop-out rate: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Regli, D., Bieber, K., Mathier, F., & Grawe, K. (2001). Realization of therapeutic bond and activation of resources in iitial therapy sessions: Verhaltenstherapie & Verhaltensmedizin Vol 22(4) 2001, 399-420.
  • Regnier, E. (1987). Pretraining for psychotherapy: A means of reducing client dissatisfaction and early dropout: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Reifler, B. V., & Eisdorfer, C. (1980). A clinic for the impaired elderly and their families: American Journal of Psychiatry Vol 137(11) Nov 1980, 1399-1403.
  • Reiher, T. C., Romans, J. S., Andersen, P., & Culha, M. (1992). Clients who don't return following intake: A replication and extension: Journal of College Student Development Vol 33(5) Sep 1992, 473-474.
  • Reis, B. F. (1998). Predicting therapy dropout: An assessment of risk factors, videotape preparation, and client estimates of treatment duration. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Reis, B. F., & Brown, L. G. (1999). Reducing psychotherapy dropouts: Maximizing perspective convergence in the psychotherapy dyad: Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training Vol 36(2) Sum 1999, 123-136.
  • Reis, B. F., & Brown, L. G. (2006). Preventing Therapy Dropout in the Real World: The Clinical Utility of Videotape Preparation and Client Estimate of Treatment Duration: Professional Psychology: Research and Practice Vol 37(3) Jun 2006, 311-316.
  • Reiser, R. (1985). Passive-dependent client expectations and premature termination in psychotherapy: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Reiss, M. L., & Bailey, J. S. (1982). Visiting the dentist: A behavioral community analysis of participation in a dental health screening and referral program: Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis Vol 15(3) Fal 1982, 353-362.
  • Reitzel, L. R., Stellrecht, N. E., Gordon, K. H., Lima, E. N., Wingate, L. R., Brown, J. S., et al. (2006). Does Time Between Application and Case Assignment Predict Therapy Attendance or Premature Termination in Outpatients? : Psychological Services Vol 3(1) Feb 2006, 51-60.
  • Reynolds, D. J. (2002). Premature termination: The patient's perspective. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Rhiannon, R., Link, C., & Donoghue, J. (2001). Validity of dropout rates as proxy measure of tolerability is unknown: BMJ: British Medical Journal Vol 322(7291) Apr 2001, 924.
  • Richards, C. S., & Perri, M. G. (1978). Do self-control treatments last? An evaluation of behavioral problem solving and faded counselor contact as treatment maintenance strategies: Journal of Counseling Psychology Vol 25(5) Sep 1978, 376-383.
  • Richmond, R. (1992). Discriminating variables among psychotherapy dropouts from a psychological training clinic: Professional Psychology: Research and Practice Vol 23(2) Apr 1992, 123-130.
  • Richmond, R. L. (1991). Psychotherapy dropouts from a psychological training clinic: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Richmond, R. L., & Carmody, T. P. (1999). Dropout from treatment for chronic low-back pain: Professional Psychology: Research and Practice Vol 30(1) Feb 1999, 51-55.
  • Riebel, L. K. (1990). The dropout problem in outpatient psychotherapy groups for bulimics and compulsive eaters: Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training Vol 27(3) Fal 1990, 404-410.
  • Roback, H. B., & Smith, M. (1987). Patient attrition in dynamically oriented treatment groups: American Journal of Psychiatry Vol 144(4) Apr 1987, 426-431.
  • Robbins, M. S., Liddle, H. A., Turner, C. W., Dakof, G. A., Alexander, J. F., & Kogan, S. M. (2006). Adolescent and Parent Therapeutic Alliances as Predictors of Dropout in Multidimensional Family Therapy: Journal of Family Psychology Vol 20(1) Mar 2006, 108-116.
  • Robbins, M. S., Turner, C. W., Alexander, J. F., & Perez, G. A. (2003). Alliance and Dropout in Family Therapy for Adolescents With Behavior Problems: Individual and Systemic Effects: Journal of Family Psychology Vol 17(4) Dec 2003, 534-544.
  • Roberts, A. C., & Nishimoto, R. H. (1996). Predicting treatment retention of women dependent on cocaine: American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Vol 22(3) Aug 1996, 313-333.
  • Roberts, H. (1985). Neurotic patients who terminate their own treatment: British Journal of Psychiatry Vol 146 Apr 1985, 442-445.
  • Roberts, J. P. (1977). The problems of group psychotherapy for psychosomatic patients: Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics Vol 28(1-4) 1977, 305-315.
  • Roberts, M. W., Joe, V. C., & Rowe-Hallbert, A. (1992). Oppositional child behavior and parental locus of control: Journal of Clinical Child Psychology Vol 21(2) Jun 1992, 170-177.
  • Robertson, R. J. (1965). Experience as a factor in length of therapy: Psychotherapy: Theory, Research & Practice Vol 2(3) 1965, 112-113.
  • Robinson, D. G., Woerner, M. G., Alvir, J. M. J., Bilder, R. M., Hinrichsen, G. A., & Lieberman, J. A. (2002). Predictors of medication discontinuation by patients with first-episode schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder: Schizophrenia Research Vol 57(2-3) Oct 2002, 209-219.
  • Robinson, K. D., & Little, G. L. (1982). One-day dropouts from correctional drug treatment: Psychological Reports Vol 51(2) Oct 1982, 409-410.
  • Robone, C., Pasquini, M., & Biondi, M. (2004). Age and drop-out from treatment in Anxiety Disorders: Rivista di Psichiatria Vol 39(2) Mar-Apr 2004, 101-104.
  • Rodolfa, E. R., Rapaport, R., & Lee, V. E. (1983). Variables related to premature terminations in a university counseling service: Journal of Counseling Psychology Vol 30(1) Jan 1983, 87-90.
  • Roessler, R. T., & Boone, S. E. (1978). The paradox of hope for individuals with a disability: Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal Vol 2(1) Fal-Win 1978, 1-8.
  • Roessler, R. T., & Boone, S. E. (1979). Comparison of rehabilitation center dropouts and completers on demographic, center environmental perceptions, and center problems: Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal Vol 3(3) Fal 1979, 25-33.
  • Roffman, R. A., Klepsch, R., Wertz, J. S., Simpson, E. E., & et al. (1993). Predictors of attrition from an outpatient marijuana-dependence counseling program: Addictive Behaviors Vol 18(5) Sep-Oct 1993, 553-566.
  • Rogers, C. A. (1991). Relapse prevention treatment: Strategies for increasing adherence to an unsupervised exercise program: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Romney, D. (1982). Patients who drop out of psychiatric day care: Canada's Mental Health Vol 30(1) Mar 1982, 20-21.
  • Romney, D. M. (1984). Factors influencing length of stay in psychiatric day care: The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry / La Revue canadienne de psychiatrie Vol 29(4) Jun 1984, 312-314.
  • Romney, D. M., & Jose, T. A. (1988). A retrospective study of dropout rates from a community mental health centre and associated factors: Canada's Mental Health Vol 36(1) Mar 1988, 2-4.
  • Rondeau, G., Brodeur, N., Brochu, S., & Lemire, G. (2001). Dropout and completion of treatment among spouse abusers: Violence and Victims Vol 16(2) Apr 2001, 127-143.
  • Rooney, J., & Hanson, R. K. (2001). Predicting attrition from treatment programs for abusive men: Journal of Family Violence Vol 16(2) Jun 2001, 131-149.
  • Rosa, M. E. (1996). Cognitive-behavioral processes that affect substance-dependent schizophrenic African-American males' completion of inpatient treatment. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Rose, W. F. (1987). An analysis of client participation in Arizona's child abuse prevention program: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Rosen, D. A. (1979). Global attraction as a predictor of terminating and remaining in counseling: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Rosen, J. C. (1977). Changes in the pattern of medical problems and utilization of medical services following psychological intervention: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Rosenthal, L. (1998). Clinical observations on premature termination in group analysis: Modern Psychoanalysis Vol 23(2) 1998, 145-157.
  • Ross, H. E., Cutler, M., & Sklar, S. M. (1997). Retention in substance abuse treatment: Role of psychiatric symptom severity: The American Journal on Addictions Vol 6(4) Fal 1997, 293-303.
  • Ross, S. A. (1983). Variables associated with dropping out of therapy: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Rossi, A., Amaddeo, F., Bisoffi, G., Ruggeri, M., Thornicroft, G., & Tansella, M. (2002). Dropping out of care: Inappropriate terminations of contact with community-based psychiatric services: British Journal of Psychiatry Vol 181(4) Oct 2002, 331-338.
  • Rothberg, M. A. (1977). Why Do Patients Drop Out? Let's Ask Them! : PsycCRITIQUES Vol 22 (9), Sep, 1977.
  • Rowan-Szal, G. A., Chatham, L. R., & Simpson, D. D. (2000). Importance of identifying cocaine and alcohol dependent methadone clients: The American Journal on Addictions Vol 9(1) Win 2000, 38-50.
  • Rudd, M. D., Joiner, T. E., & Rajab, M. H. (1995). Help negation after acute suicidal crisis: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Vol 63(3) Jun 1995, 499-503.
  • Ruesch, P., & Hattenschwiler, J. (2002). Consequences of relapse and treatment drop-out in inpatient drug detoxification: A one-month follow-up study: Schweizer Archiv fur Neurologie und Psychiatrie Vol 153(5) 2002, 238-244.
  • Ruff, W., & Leikert, S. (1995). The development of untreated patients and psychotherapy dropouts: A follow-up 10 years after the initial contact: Psychotherapie Psychosomatik Medizinische Psychologie Vol 45(7) Jul 1995, 237-242.
  • Ruff, W., & Werner, H. (1988). Treatment discontinuance in in-patient psychotherapy: Zeitschrift fur Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychoanalyse Vol 34(2) 1988, 125-139.
  • Ruggeri, M., Salvi, G., Bonetto, C., Lasalvia, A., Allevi, L., Parabiaghi, A., et al. (2007). Outcome of patients dropping out from community-based mental health care: A 6-year multiwave follow-up study: Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica Vol 116(Suppl437) Dec 2007, 42-52.
  • Russell, M. N., Lang, M., & Brett, B. (1987). Reducing dropout rates through improved intake procedures: Social Casework Vol 68(7) Sep 1987, 421-425.
  • Rustin, T. A. (1998). Incorporating nicotine dependence into addiction treatment: Journal of Addictive Diseases Vol 17(1) 1998, 83-108.
  • Ryan, R. M., Plant, R. W., & O'Malley, S. (1995). Initial motivations for alcohol treatment: Relations with patient characteristics, treatment involvement, and dropout: Addictive Behaviors Vol 20(3) May-Jun 1995, 279-297.
  • Saarnio, P. (2002). Factors associated with dropping out from outpatient treatment of alcohol-other drug abuse: Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly Vol 20(2) 2002, 17-33.
  • Saarnio, P., & Knuuttila, V. (2003). The readiness of change of substance abusers as a factor predictive of continuity of treatment: Psykologia Vol 38(1) 2003, 16-23.
  • Saarnio, P., & Knuuttila, V. (2003). A study of risk factors in dropping out from inpatient treatment of substance abuse: Journal of Substance Use Vol 8(1) Apr 2003, 33-38.
  • Sabourin, S., Gendreau, P., & Frenette, L. (1987). The satisfaction level of drop-out cases in a university psychology service: Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science/Revue canadienne des Sciences du comportement Vol 19(3) Jul 1987, 314-323.
  • Sacks, J. G., & Levy, N. M. (1979). Objective personality changes in residents of a therapeutic community: American Journal of Psychiatry Vol 136(6) Jun 1979, 796-799.
  • Safran, J. D., Muran, J. C., Samstag, L. W., & Winston, A. (2005). Evaluating Alliance-Focused Intervention for Potential Treatment Failures: A Feasibility Study and Descriptive Analysis: Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training Vol 42(4) Win 2005, 512-531.
  • Salaberria Irizar, K., & Echeburua Odriozola, E. (1996). Predictive variables of failure and treatment dropout in social phobia treatment: Analisis y Modificacion de Conducta Vol 22(84) 1996, 387-407.
  • Sales, C. (2003). Understanding prior dropout in psychotherapy: International Journal of Psychology & Psychological Therapy Vol 3(1) Jun 2003, 81-90.
  • Salts, C. J. (1983). Divorce adjustment groups are not for all divorcees: Personnel & Guidance Journal Vol 62(1) Sep 1983, 37-39.
  • Saltzman, C. (1984). Variables related to premature terminations in a university counseling service: A comment on Rodolfa, Rapaport, and Lee: Journal of Counseling Psychology Vol 31(3) Jul 1984, 402-404.
  • Samet, J. H., Freedberg, K. A., Savetsky, J. B., Sullivan, L. M., Padmanabhan, L., & Stein, M. D. (2003). Discontinuation from HIV medical care: Squandering treatment opportunities: Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved Vol 14(2) May 2003, 244-255.
  • Samstag, L. W. (1999). Difficult dyads and unsuccessful treatments: A comparison of dropout, poor, and good outcome groups in brief psychotherapy. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Santiago, J. M., Berren, M. R., Beigel, A., Goldfinger, S. M., & et al. (1990). The seriously mentally ill: Another perspective on treatment resistance: Community Mental Health Journal Vol 26(3) Jun 1990, 237-244.
  • Sargunaraj, D., & Kumaraiah, V. (1989). Characteristics of drop-outs from a biofeedback therapy programme: NIMHANS Journal Vol 7(2) Jul 1989, 127-131.
  • Sarkissian, A. (1984). Demographic variables as predictors of dropouts in Addictions Programs: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Sasseen, G. A. (1976). The relationship between the disconfirmation of client preferences and expectations to early premature termination: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Satel, S., Reuter, P., Hartley, D., Rosenheck, R., & et al. (1997). Influence of retroactive disability payments on recipients' compliance with substance abuse treatment: Psychiatric Services Vol 48(6) Jun 1997, 796-799.
  • Saucedo Avila, M. E., Cortes Rosales, M. E., Salinas Garcia, F., & Berlanga Cisneros, C. (1997). Frequency of desertion and its causes in patients attending subsequent consultation in the Division of Clinical Services of the Mexican Institute of Psychiatry: Salud Mental Vol 20(Suppl 3) Oct 1997, 13-18.
  • Scamardo, M. (2000). Client's experiences of therapy: Anticipated and actual number of therapy sessions and factors that influence termination. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Scamardo, M., Bobele, M., & Biever, J. L. (2004). A New Perspective on Client Dropouts: Journal of Systemic Therapies Vol 23(2) Sum 2004, 27-38.
  • Scarano, G. M. (1994). Toward a uniform treatment for eating disordered women of normal weight. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Schecter, A. (1975). Clinical use of naltrexone (EN 1639 A): Pt II. Experience with the first 50 patients in a New York City treatment clinic: American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Vol 2(3-4) 1975, 433-442.
  • Schild, P. H. (1976). Influence of an informational brochure on pre-therapy dropout: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Schiller, L. S. (1978). The intake interview in psychotherapy: Client-therapist complementarity and role behavior: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Schilling, R. F., & Sachs, C. (1993). Attrition from an evening alcohol rehabilitation program: American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Vol 19(2) Jun 1993, 239-248.
  • Schimmel, G. T. (1986). Prediction of premature termination from inpatient alcoholism treatment: An application of multidimensional measurement concepts and self-efficacy ratings: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Schoenrock, R. P. (1978). The relationship of time perspective to prisoner participation and successful completion of a rehabilitation program: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Schofield, L. J. (1978). Internal-external control and withdrawal AMA from an alcohol rehabilitation program: Journal of Clinical Psychology Vol 34(2) Apr 1978, 571-573.
  • Schoket, D. (1993). The effect of treatment outreach center participation, circumstances, motivation, readiness and suitability for treatment on retention in a residential therapeutic community: A secondary analysis: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Schrag, R. D. A. (2005). An investigation of the role of the therapeutic relationship in premature termination of treatment for Conduct Disorder. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Schreiber, M. (1990). Dissatisfaction with therapists: A study of key factors in the development or nondevelopment of a therapeutic alliance between patient and therapist: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Schulman, R., & Kende, B. (1988). A study of runaways from a short-term diagnostic center: Residential Treatment for Children & Youth Vol 5(4) Sum 1988, 11-31.
  • Schulte-Markwort, M. J., & Knolker, U. (1991). Dropping out of inpatient treatment: Praxis der Kinderpsychologie und Kinderpsychiatrie Vol 40(1) Jan 1991, 28-33.
  • Schulz, H., Lang, K., Lotz-Rambaldi, W., Burger, W., & Koch, U. (1999). Premature termination of inpatient psychosomatic rehabilitation--an analysis based on epidemiological data from two different hospital companies: Psychotherapie Psychosomatik Medizinische Psychologie Vol 49(9-10) Sep-Oct 1999, 326-336.
  • Schwab, R., & Brasch, M.-A. (1986). Premature termination of psychotherapy: Causes and consequences from the perspective of former clients: Zeitschrift fur Klinische Psychologie Vol 15(3) 1986, 217-229.
  • Schwartz, D. M. (1991). Early termination from individual psychotherapy: A follow-up study of the earliest-leaving patients (and prospective patients): Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Schwarzbaum, S. (1996). The effect of a combined pretherapy orientation on Hispanic clients' utilization of counseling services. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Scivoletto, S., Guerra de Andrade, A., & Castel, S. (1992). The effect of a "recall-system" in the treatment of alcoholic patients: British Journal of Addiction Vol 87(8) Aug 1992, 1185-1188.
  • Scogin, F., Belon, H., & Malone, M. (1986). Mental health services in a rural clinic: A retrospective study of length of stay and premature termination in psychotherapy: Journal of Rural Community Psychology Vol 7(1) Sum 1986, 35-44.
  • Scott, R. H. (1989). Social influence variables related to return following intake at a university counseling center: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Scott-Lennox, J., Rose, R., Bohlig, A., & Lennox, R. (2000). The impact of women's family status on completion of substance abuse treatment: Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research Vol 27(4) Nov 2000, 366-379.
  • Scoyni, R. M., Aiello, L., Trani, I., Felli, B., Masin, A. M. R., Camponi, V., et al. (2007). Drug adverse and drop-out risk: A clinical case: Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics Vol 44(Suppl 1) 2007, 359-364.
  • Seager, J. A., Jellicoe, D., & Dhaliwal, G. K. (2004). Refusers, dropouts, and completers: Measuring sex offender treatment efficacy: International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology Vol 48(5) Oct 2004, 600-612.
  • Seaton, K. A. (2001). Development and validation of an instrument to predict attrition from addiction treatment. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Secades Villa, R., Fernandez Rodriguez, R., & Fernandez Hermida, J. R. (1998). Factors related to the retention of heroin abusers in a drug-free treatment program: Adicciones Vol 10(1) 1998, 53-58.
  • Secades Villa, R., & Magdalena Benavente, Y. (2000). Predictors of retention in a therapeutic community for addicts: Adicciones Vol 12(3) 2000, 365-371.
  • Selleck, V. M. (1988). Social networks and dropping out of psychiatric rehabilitation: Exploring the relationship: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Senior, N., & Kibbee, P. (1986). Can we predict the patient who leaves against medical advice: The search for a method: Psychiatric Hospital Vol 17(1) Win 1986, 33-36.
  • Sewell, H. H., & Abramowitz, S. I. (1979). Flexibility, persistence, and success in sex therapy: Archives of Sexual Behavior Vol 8(6) Nov 1979, 497-506.
  • Shanklin, H. D. (1989). The effect of intake procedures on dropout rate from treatment of alcohol abuse: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Shaw, J., Tomenson, B., Creed, F., & Perry, A. (2001). Loss of contact with psychiatric services in people diverted from the criminal justice system: Journal of Forensic Psychiatry Vol 12(1) Apr 2001, 203-210.
  • Sheehan, D. V., Eaddy, M., Sarnes, M., Vishalpura, T., & Regan, T. (2004). Evaluating the economic consequences of early antidepressant treatment discontinuation: A comparison between controlled-release and immediate-release paroxetine: Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology Vol 24(5) Oct 2004, 544-548.
  • Sheehy, M., & Charles, E. (1978). Evaluation of problem oriented treatment planning in outpatient psychotherapy: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry Vol 39(7) Jul 1978, 614-619.
  • Sherman, R. T. (1983). Decreasing premature termination from psychotherapy via an imagination/explanation procedure: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Sherman, R. T., & Anderson, C. A. (1987). Decreasing premature termination from psychotherapy: Journal of Social & Clinical Psychology Vol 5(3) 1987, 298-312.
  • Shim, J. C., Choe, B. M., Kim, J. G., Jae, Y. M., Kim, H. C., Sung Gon, K., et al. (2007). Discontinuation of risperidone, olanzapine, and haloperidol in first-episode psychosis: Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology Vol 27(4) Aug 2007, 400-401.
  • Shocket, R. L. (1982). Flexibility of diets as an influence in weight loss and dropout of obesity therapy groups: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Short, J. (1995). Characteristics of absconders from acute admission wards: Journal of Forensic Psychiatry Vol 6(2) Sep 1995, 277-284.
  • Shorts, I. D. (1988). A community-based vocational preparation/training programme for delinquent youths: General aptitudes as predictors of attrition? : International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology Vol 32(3) Dec 1988, 179-184.
  • Shuker, R., Falshaw, L., & Newton, M. (2007). Risk and treatment readiness: The impact of historical and psychosocial variables on treatment completion: Issues in Forensic Psychology No 7 2007, 87-96.
  • Shulem, B. D. (1979). Dropping out after the initial family therapy interview: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Shullman, S. L. (1978). An investigation of the relationship of client sex, counselor sex, and client presenting problem to disposition and client attendance following an intake procedure: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Siani, R. (1996). Organization of care and prevention of dropout and burnout in a psychiatric team: International Journal of Mental Health Vol 25(2) Sum 1996, 50-57.
  • Sibthorpe, B., Fleming, D., Tesselaar, H., Gould, J., & et al. (1996). The response of injection drug users to free treatment on demand: Implications for HIV control: American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Vol 22(2) May 1996, 203-213.
  • Siegal, H. A., Fisher, J. H., Rapp, R. C., Wagner, J. H., & et al. (1995). Presenting problems of substance abusers in treatment: Implications for service delivery and attrition: American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Vol 21(1) Feb 1995, 17-26.
  • Siegal, H. A., Rapp, R. C., Fisher, J., Cole, P., & Wagner, J. H. (1993). Treatment dropouts and noncompliers: Two persistent problems and a programmatic remedy. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press/Greenwood Publishing Group.
  • Siegal, H. A., Rapp, R. C., Li, L., Saha, P., & Kirk, K. D. (1997). The role of case management in retaining clients in substance abuse treatment: An exploratory analysis: Journal of Drug Issues Vol 27(4) Fal 1997, 821-831.
  • Siegel, M., Norris, C. A., & Escobar, S. F. (1994). Adolescent discharge against medical advice from a psychiatric hospital: Residential Treatment for Children & Youth Vol 11(3) 1994, 35-43.
  • Siguel, E. N., & Spillane, W. H. (1978). The effect of prior treatment on treatment success: International Journal of the Addictions Vol 13(5) 1978, 797-805.
  • Sikdar, S. (2003). Should titration schedules for cholinesterase inhibitors be changed? : International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry Vol 18(11) Nov 2003, 1063-1064.
  • Silberfeld, M., & Glaser, F. B. (1978). Use of the life table method in determining attrition from treatment: Journal of Studies on Alcohol Vol 39(9) Sep 1978, 1582-1590.
  • Sillifant, K., O'Dwyer, J. M., & Mindham, R. H. S. (1995). Some unusual legal issues: Psychiatric Bulletin Vol 19(2) Feb 1995, 117-118.
  • Silverman, W. H., & Beech, R. P. (1979). Are dropouts, dropouts? : Journal of Community Psychology Vol 7(3) Jul 1979, 236-242.
  • Simon, D. (1991). Symbiosis or support? The relationship of perceived family variables to retention in drug abuse treatment: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Simons, A. D., Levine, J. L., Lustman, P. J., & Murphy, G. E. (1984). Patient attrition in a comparative outcome study of depression: A follow-up report: Journal of Affective Disorders Vol 6(2) Apr 1984, 163-173.
  • Simpson, D. D., & Joe, G. W. (1993). Motivation as a predictor of early dropout from drug abuse treatment: Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training Vol 30(2) Sum 1993, 357-368.
  • Singer, T. J. (1978). Patient expectations and continuation in psychotherapy: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Singh, H., Janes, C. L., & Schechtman, J. M. (1982). Problem children's treatment attrition and parents' perception of the diagnostic evaluation: Journal of Psychiatric Treatment & Evaluation Vol 4(3) 1982, 257-263.
  • Siqueland, L., Crits-Christoph, P., Frank, A., Daley, D., Weiss, R., Chittams, J., et al. (1998). Predictors of dropout from psychosocial treatment of cocaine dependence: Drug and Alcohol Dependence Vol 52(1) Sep 1998, 1-13.
  • Siqueland, L., Crits-Christoph, P., Gallop, R., Barber, J. P., Griffin, M. L., Thase, M. E., et al. (2002). Retention in psychosocial treatment of cocaine dependence: Predictors and impact on outcome: The American Journal on Addictions Vol 11(1) Win 2002, 24-40.
  • Sirles, E. A. (1984). Self-termination from a child guidance clinic: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Sirles, E. A. (1990). Dropout from intake, diagnostics, and treatment: Community Mental Health Journal Vol 26(4) Aug 1990, 345-360.
  • Sitton, S. C., & Miller, H. G. (1991). The effect of pretreatment eating patterns on the completion of a very low calorie diet: International Journal of Eating Disorders Vol 10(3) May 1991, 369-372.
  • Slaikeu, K. A. (1979). Temporal variables in telephone crisis intervention: Their relationship to selected process and outcome variables: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Vol 47(1) Feb 1979, 193-195.
  • Slavinsky, A. T., & Krauss, J. B. (1982). Two approaches to the management of long-term psychiatric outpatients in the community: Nursing Research Vol 31(5) Sep-Oct 1982, 284-289.
  • Sledge, W. H., Benarroche, C. L., & Phillips, S. H. (1988). Adolescent elopement from a psychiatric hospital: Multiple dimensions: Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease Vol 176(9) Sep 1988, 562-567.
  • Sledge, W. H., Moras, K., Hartley, D., & Levine, M. (1990). Effect of time-limited psychotherapy on patient dropout rates: American Journal of Psychiatry Vol 147(10) Oct 1990, 1341-1347.
  • Smart, R. G., & Gray, G. (1978). Multiple predictors of dropout from alcoholism treatment: Archives of General Psychiatry Vol 35(3) Mar 1978, 363-367.
  • Smith, A. K., Buss, M. K., Giansiracusa, D. F., & Block, S. D. (2007). On being fired: Experiences of patient-initiated termination of the patient-physician relationship in palliative medicine: Journal of Palliative Medicine Vol 10(4) 2007, 938-947.
  • Smith, J. C. (1978). Personality correlates of continuation and outcome in meditation and erect sitting control treatments: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Vol 46(2) Apr 1978, 272-279.
  • Smith, K. J., Subich, L. M., & Kalodner, C. (1995). The transtheoretical model's stages and processes of change and their relation to premature termination: Journal of Counseling Psychology Vol 42(1) Jan 1995, 34-39.
  • Smith, T. E., Koenigsberg, H. W., Yeomans, F. E., Clarkin, J. F., & et al. (1995). Predictors of dropout in psychodynamic psychotherapy of borderline personality disorder: Journal of Psychotherapy Practice & Research Vol 4(3) Sum 1995, 205-213.
  • Smith, T. E., & Munich, R. L. (1992). Suicide, violence, and elopement: Prediction, understanding, and management: American Psychiatric Press Review of Psychiatry Vol 11 1992, 535-554.
  • Snitzer, S. W. (1989). Reducing the dropout rate in a state alcohol rehabilitation facility: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Snow, J. N., Kern, R. M., & Curlette, W. L. (2001). Identifying personality traits associated with attrition in systematic training for effective parenting groups: The Family Journal Vol 9(2) Apr 2001, 102-108.
  • Snowden, L. R., Storey, C., & Clancy, T. (1989). Ethnicity and continuation in treatment at a Black community mental health center: Journal of Community Psychology Vol 17(2) Apr 1989, 111-118.
  • Sobell, L. C., Sobell, M. B., & Maisto, S. A. (1984). Follow-up attrition in alcohol treatment studies: Is "no news" bad news, good news or no news? : Drug and Alcohol Dependence Vol 13(1) Jan 1984, 1-7.
  • Solovei, M. (1988). The psychotherapeutic intake interview: A study of variables related to dropout: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Sonn, J. P. (1989). Program completion and length of stay in a therapeutic community for the treatment of drug abuse: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Sorensen, J. L., Gibson, D., Bernal, G., & Deitch, D. (1985). Methadone applicant dropouts: Impact of requiring involvement of friends or family in treatment: International Journal of the Addictions Vol 20(8) 1985, 1273-1280.
  • Sparks, W. A., Daniels, J. A., & Johnson, E. (2003). Relationship of referral source, race, and wait time on preintake attrition: Professional Psychology: Research and Practice Vol 34(5) Oct 2003, 514-518.
  • Sparrow, C. S. (1991). Correlates of attrition in substance abusing adolescents: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Speca, A., Talamonti, F., Venturi, P., Biondi, M., & Pancheri, P. (2000). The Tridimensional Personality Questionnaire as a test predictive of drop-out and response to monoamino oxidase inhibitor drug treatment in patients with panic disorder or dysthymia: A preliminary study: Rivista di Psichiatria Vol 35(1) Jan-Feb 2000, 23-29.
  • Spence, S. H., & Sharpe, L. (1993). Problems of drop-out in the self-help treatment of chronic, occupational pain of the upper limbs: Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy Vol 21(4) 1993, 311-328.
  • Spillius, E. (2007). On the Influence of Horney's "The Problem of the Negative Theraputic Reaction": Psychoanalytic Quarterly Vol 76(1) Jan 2007, 59-74.
  • Srisurapanont, M., Sombatmai, S., & Boripuntakul, T. (2007). Brief intervention for students with methamphetamine use disorders: A randomized controlled trial: The American Journal on Addictions Vol 16(2) Mar-Apr 2007, 111-116.
  • Stahler, G. J., & Eisenman, R. (1987). Psychotherapy dropouts: Do they have poor psychological adjustment? : Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society Vol 25(3) May 1987, 198-200.
  • Stalans, L. J., & Seng, M. (2007). Identifying subgroups at high risk of dropping out of domestic batterer treatment: The buffering effects of a high school education: International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology Vol 51(2) Apr 2007, 151-169.
  • Stanton, M. D., Steier, F., & Todd, T. C. (1982). Paying families for attending sessions: Counteracting the dropout problem: Journal of Marital & Family Therapy Vol 8(3) Jul 1982, 371-373.
  • Stark, M. J. (1992). Dropping out of substance abuse treatment: A clinically oriented review: Clinical Psychology Review Vol 12(1) 1992, 93-116.
  • Stark, M. J., & Campbell, B. K. (1988). Personality, drug use, and early attrition from substance abuse treatment: American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Vol 14(4) 1988, 475-485.
  • Startup, M. (2006). Cognitive behaviour therapy and recovery from acute psychosis: Case studies of two contrasting sytles: Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy Vol 36(1) Mar 2006, 19-24.
  • Stasiewicz, P. R., & Stalker, R. (1999). A comparison of three "interventions" on pretreatment dropout rates in an outpatient substance abuse clinic: Addictive Behaviors Vol 24(4) Jul-Aug 1999, 579-582.
  • Stauder, J. W. (1982). Relationship of time in methadone maintenance to drug use history and social participation: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Staudt, M. M. (2003). Helping children access and use services: A review: Journal of Child and Family Studies Vol 12(1) Mar 2003, 49-60.
  • Steel, Z., Jones, J., Adcock, S., Clancy, R., Bridgford-West, L., & Austin, J. (2000). Why the high rate of dropout from individualized cognitive-behavior therapy: International Journal of Eating Disorders Vol 28(2) Sep 2000, 209-214.
  • Steer, R. A. (1983). Retention in drug-free counseling: International Journal of the Addictions Vol 18(8) Dec 1983, 1109-1114.
  • Steer, R. A. (1983). Retention of driving-under-the-influence offenders in alcoholism treatment: Drug and Alcohol Dependence Vol 12(1) Aug 1983, 93-96.
  • Stefancic, A., Schaefer-McDaniel, N. J., Davis, A. C., & Tsemberis, S. (2004). Maximizing follow-up of adults with histories of homelessness and psychiatric disabilities: Evaluation and Program Planning Vol 27(4) Nov 2004, 433-442.
  • Stein, M. T., Shafer, M.-A., Elliott, G. R., & Levine, S. (2001). An adolescent who abruptly stops his medication for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics Vol 22(2Suppl) Apr 2001, S175-S179.
  • Steinberg, K. M. (2000). Predictors of dropout in the treatment of alcohol and cocaine dependence: Tests of the stages of change. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Steinmuller, L. (1999). Psychological predictors of attrition in geriatric weight loss. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Sterling, R. C., Gottheil, E., Weinstein, S. P., & Serota, R. (1998). Therapist/patient race and sex matching: Treatment retention and 9-month follow-up outcome: Addiction Vol 93(7) Jul 1998, 1043-1050.
  • Stern, G., Cottrell, D., & Holmes, J. (1990). Patterns of attendance of child psychiatry out-patients with special reference to Asian families: British Journal of Psychiatry Vol 156 Mar 1990, 384-387.
  • Stern, S. L., Moore, S. F., & Gross, S. J. (1977). A reply to Garfield: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Vol 45(3) Jun 1977, 486-488.
  • Stevenson, V. E., & Chemtob, C. M. (2000). Premature treatment termination by angry patients with combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder: Military Medicine Vol 165(5) May 2000, 422-424.
  • Stich, H. (1979). Confidence in therapists at the beginning of psychotherapy: An interaction between client characteristics, therapist involvement skills, and therapist authority: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Stile, S. W. (1978). Attrition factors in a home-based service delivery model for parents of handicapped children: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Stille, M. (1983). Patients discontinuing analytic therapy: Zeitschrift fur Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychoanalyse Vol 29(4) 1983, 350-362.
  • Stone, N. C. (1985). The drop-out phenomenon among Black psychotherapy patients: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Stone, S. F. (1986). The role of client and therapist expectations in psychotherapy attrition: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Stone, W. N., Blaze, M., & Bozzuto, J. (1980). Late dropouts from group psychotherapy: American Journal of Psychotherapy Vol 34(3) Jul 1980, 401-413.
  • Stone, W. N., & Rutan, J. S. (1984). Duration of treatment in group psychotherapy: International Journal of Group Psychotherapy Vol 34(1) Jan 1984, 93-109.
  • Strassle, C. G. (2002). Role induction, perseverance in therapy and psychotherapy outcome. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Strauss, S. M., & Falkin, G. P. (2000). The relationship between the quality of drug user treatment and program completion: Understanding the perceptions of women in a prison-based program: Substance Use & Misuse Vol 35(12-14) Oct-Dec 2000, 2127-2159.
  • Strean, H. S. (1986). Why therapists lose clients: Journal of Independent Social Work Vol 1(1) Fal 1986, 7-17.
  • Stringfield, M. T. (1992). Client variables as they relate to attrition in voluntary parent training programs: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Strong, S. S. (1991). The effects of waiting time on premature termination of therapy in a university clinical center: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Stupak, D., Hook, M. K., & Hall, D. M. (2007). Participation in counseling: Does family matter? An analysis of a community population: Journal of Mental Health Counseling Vol 29(3) Jul 2007, 259-268.
  • Stupak, D. M. (2005). Participation in therapy: Does family matter? Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Sullivan, C. W., & Grubea, J. M. (1991). Who does well in a day treatment program? Following patients through 6 months of treatment: International Journal of Partial Hospitalization Vol 7(2) Dec 1991, 101-107.
  • Sullivan, E. (2002). Predictors of treatment dropout for the single and dual diagnosed client. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Sullivan, M. A., Garawi, F., Bisaga, A., Comer, S. D., Carpenter, K., Raby, W. N., et al. (2007). Management of relapse in naltrexone maintenance for heroin dependence: Drug and Alcohol Dependence Vol 91(2-3) Dec 2007, 289-292.
  • Sullivan, M. A., Rothenberg, J. L., Vosburg, S. K., Church, S. H., Feldman, S. J., Epstein, E. M., et al. (2006). Predictors of Retention in Naltrexone Maintenance for Opioid Dependence: Analysis of a Stage I Trial: The American Journal on Addictions Vol 15(2) Mar-Apr 2006, 150-159.
  • Sultan, F. E. (1982). Factors contributing to dropout in a psychosocial rehabilitation program for the chronically emotionally disabled: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Sultan, F. E., & Johnson, P. J. (1985). Characteristics of dropouts, remainers, and refusers at a psychosocial rehabilitation program for the chronically mentally disabled: Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied Vol 119(2) Mar 1985, 175-183.
  • Sung, H.-E., & Richter, L. (2007). Rational choice and environmental deterrence in the retention of mandated drug abuse treatment clients: International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology Vol 51(6) Dec 2007, 686-702.
  • Suppes, T., Baldessarini, R. J., Motohashi, N., Tondo, L., & Viguera, A. C. (1997). Special treatment issues: Maintaining and discontinuing psychotropic medications. Basel, Switzerland: Karger.
  • Surgenor, L. J., Maguire, S., & Beumont, P. J. V. (2004). Drop-out from inpatient treatment for Anorexia Nervosa: Can risk factors be identified at point of admission? : European Eating Disorders Review Vol 12(2) Mar-Apr 2004, 94-100.
  • Surjan, J., Pillon, S., & Laranjeira, R. (2000). What happens to alcohol and drug users who disappear from the first clinical appointments? : Jornal Brasileiro de Psiquiatria Vol 49(8) Aug 2000, 271-275.
  • Sussman, N. (2007). What next? Overcoming treatment resistance: Primary Psychiatry Vol 14(3) Mar 2007, 15-16.
  • Suzuki, R. (1989). Adolescents' dropout from individual psychotherapy--is it true? : Journal of Adolescence Vol 12(2) Jun 1989, 197-205.
  • Svettini, A., Gimosti, E., Ferri, S., Russo, A., Ghiringhelli, L., Ferrari, L., et al. (1998). The drop-out phenomenon during rehabilitative treatments of psychosis: Predictive factors and strategies of prevention: New Trends in Experimental & Clinical Psychiatry Vol 14(4) Oct-Dec 1998, 197-206.
  • Swan-Kremeier, L. A., Mitchell, J. E., Twardowski, T., Lancaster, K., & Crosby, R. D. (2005). Travel distance and attrition in outpatient eating disorders treatment: International Journal of Eating Disorders Vol 38(4) Dec 2005, 367-370.
  • Sweeney, T. J., Myers, D. P., & Molea, J. (2004). Treatment for Attorneys with Substance Related and Co-Occurring Psychiatric Disorders: Demographics and Outcomes: Journal of Addictive Diseases Vol 23(1) 2004, 56-64.
  • Sweet, R. S., Little, G. L., Wood, R. W., & Harrison, H. D. (1977). A drug offender rehabilitation program: Recovery rates, personality variables, and maintenance factors: Quarterly Journal of Corrections Vol 1(1) Win 1977, 13-27.
  • Swindle, R. W., Phibbs, C. S., Paradise, M. J., Recine, B. P., & et al. (1995). Inpatient treatment for substance abuse patients with psychiatric disorders: A national study of determinants of readmission: Journal of Substance Abuse Vol 7(1) 1995, 79-97.
  • Swingle, C. L., Calsyn, R. J., & Worland, J. (1986). Ability of a short screening questionnaire to predict acceptance and defection in child psychotherapy: A failure to replicate: Journal of Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy Vol 3(3) 1986, 214-219.
  • Szmukler, G. I., Eisler, I., Russell, G. F., & Dare, C. (1985). Anorexia nervosa, parental "expressed emotion" and dropping out of treatment: British Journal of Psychiatry Vol 147 Sep 1985, 265-271.
  • Szubert, S., & Florkowski, A. (1994). Absconding from hospitals of patients with psychiatric disorders: Psychiatria Polska Vol 28(3) May-Jun 1994, 329-334.
  • Szykula, S. A. (1984). Reducing dropouts from youth-relevant treatment services: The comprehensive referral pursuit and maintenance approach: Children and Youth Services Review Vol 6(1) 1984, 37-46.
  • Taber, I. (2005). Reasons for attrition from a smoking cessation program. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Taft, C. T., Murphy, C. M., Elliott, J. D., & Keaser, M. C. (2001). Race and demographic factors in treatment attendance for domestically abusive men: Journal of Family Violence Vol 16(4) Dec 2001, 385-400.
  • Talbot, B. E. (1983). Written preparation for psychotherapy and its effect on patient expectations and premature termination: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Tantam, D., & Klerman, G. (1979). Patient transfer from one clinician to another and dropping-out of out-patient treatment: Social Psychiatry Vol 14(3) 1979, 107-113.
  • Tarrier, N., Yusupoff, L., McCarthy, E., Kinney, C., & Wittkowski, A. (1998). Some reasons why patients suffering from chronic schizophrenia fail to continue in psychological treatment: Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy Vol 26(2) 1998, 177-181.
  • Tasca, G. A., Balfour, L., Bissada, H., Busby, K., Conrad, G., Cameron, P., et al. (1999). Treatment completion and outcome in a partial hospitalization program: Interactions among patient variables: Psychotherapy Research Vol 9(2) Sum 1999, 232-247.
  • Tasca, G. A., Taylor, D., Bissada, H., Ritchie, K., & Balfour, L. (2004). Attachment Predicts Treatment Completion in an Eating Disorders Partial Hospital Program Among Women With Anorexia Nervosa: Journal of Personality Assessment Vol 83(3) Dec 2004, 201-212.
  • Tate, L. K. (2001). Premature and regular termination in relation to treatment modalities in African Americans. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Tatum, W. O. I., French, J. A., Faught, E., Morris, G. L., III, Liporace, J., Kanner, A., et al. (2001). Postmarketing experience with topiramate and cognition: Epilepsia Vol 42(9) Sep 2001, 1134-1140.
  • Taylor, C. B., Ferguson, J. M., & Reading, J. C. (1978). Gradual weight loss and depression: Behavior Therapy Vol 9(4) Sep 1978, 622-625.
  • Taylor, R. G. (1995). An analysis of variables related to client dropout from psychotherapy in a community mental health setting. Dissertation Abstracts International Section A: Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Taylor, S. (2003). Outcome Predictors for Three PTSD Treatments: Exposure Therapy, EMDR, and Relaxation Training: Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy Vol 17(2) Sum 2003, 149-161.
  • Tedlow, J. R., Fava, M., Uebelacker, L. A., & Alpert, J. E. (1996). Are study dropouts different from completers: Biological Psychiatry Vol 40(7) Oct 1996, 668-670.
  • Tehrani, E., Krussel, J., Borg, L., & Munk-Jorgensen, P. (1996). Dropping out of psychiatric treatment: A prospective study of a first-admission cohort: Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica Vol 94(4) Oct 1996, 266-271.
  • Tennent, T. H. (1978). The utility of certain demographic and psychological data for predicting completion of an alcoholic rehabilitation program: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Tess, S. R. (1982). The impact of specialized intake procedures upon clients' attendance and dropout rates in psychotherapy: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Thompson, A. (1981). Personality and sociocultural characteristics of clients in a thirty-day alcohol treatment program: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Thormahlen, B., Weinryb, R. M., Noren, K., Vinnars, B., Bagedahl-Strindlund, M., & Barber, J. P. (2003). Patient Factors Predicting Dropout from Supportive-Expressive Psychotherapy for Patients with Personality Disorders: Psychotherapy Research Vol 13(4) Dec 2003, 493-509.
  • Thorndycraft, B. (2001). The Colditz syndrome: The need to escape from group therapy: Group Analysis Vol 34(2) Jun 2001, 273-286.
  • Thunnissen, M., Remans, Y., & Trijsburg, W. (2006). Premature Termination of Short-Term Inpatient Psychotherapy: Client's Perspectives on Causes and Effects: Therapeutic Communities Vol 27(2) Sum 2006, 265-273.
  • Thunnissen, M. M., Remans, Y. A. H., & Trijsburg, R. W. (2004). Premature termination of short-term in-patient psychotherapy: Tijdschrift voor Psychiatrie Vol 46(11) 2004, 739-743.
  • Timothy, A. M. (1981). Pretherapy expectations, situational factors, perception of the initial interview and premature termination of outpatient psychotherapy: A multivariate study: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Tintner, J. V. (1991). Variations on relational themes of daughters of divorce: The parental container revisited, an exploratory study of women's premature departures from a brief psychodynamic therapy group as an enactive process: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Tjaden, B. R., Koeter, M. M. W., Van Den Brink, W., & Vertommen, H. (2005). The influence of treatment philosophy on drop-out: An investigation into treatment at three types of addiction institutions: Tijdschrift voor Psychiatrie Vol 47(1) 2005, 7-17.
  • Todd, R. L. (1981). Effect of intake procedures on early dropout from psychotherapy: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Toia, N. (1990). A study of client, therapist, and clinic variables associated with treatment rejection and dropout in outpatient psychotherapy: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Tolman, R. M., & Bhosley, G. (1989). A comparison of two types of pregroup preparation for men who batter: Journal of Social Service Research Vol 13(2) 1989, 33-43.
  • Tomison, A. R. (1989). Characteristics of psychiatric hospital absconders: British Journal of Psychiatry Vol 154 Mar 1989, 368-371.
  • Toni, C., Perugi, G., Frare, F., Mata, B., & Akiskal, H. S. (2004). Spontaneous treatment discontinuation in panic disorder patients treated with antidepressants: Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica Vol 110(2) Aug 2004, 130-137.
  • Topham, G. L. (2004). Predicting retention in a filial therapy program. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Topham, G. L., & Wampler, K. S. (2008). Predicting dropout in a filial therapy program for parents and young children: American Journal of Family Therapy Vol 36(1) Jan-Feb 2008, 60-78.
  • Torrens, M., Castillo, C., & Perez-Sola, V. (1996). Retention in a low-threshold methadone maintenance program: Drug and Alcohol Dependence Vol 41(1) May 1996, 55-59.
  • Tracey, T. J. (1986). Interactional correlates of premature termination: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Vol 54(6) Dec 1986, 784-788.
  • Tractenberg, M. (1974). Contributions to the metapsychology of acting-out in relation to the conclusion of a psychoanalytical treatment: A technical suggestion: Alter-Jornal de Estudos Psicodinamicos Vol 4(1-3) 1974, 20-33.
  • Trepka, C. (1986). Attrition from an out-patient psychology clinic: British Journal of Medical Psychology Vol 59(2) Jun 1986, 181-186.
  • Trugerman, A. D. (1987). Prediction of early dropout from psychotherapy at a clinic using a verbal content analysis of the patient's ability to form a psychotherapeutic relationship: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Tryon, G. S. (1992). Client attractiveness as related to the concept of engagement in therapy: Counselling Psychology Quarterly Vol 5(4) 1992, 307-314.
  • Tryon, G. S. (1999). Counseling dropout relative to client attractiveness, disturbance, and expected number of sessions: Counselling Psychology Quarterly Vol 12(3) Sep 1999, 285-291.
  • Tryon, G. S., & Tryon, W. W. (1986). Factors associated with clinical practicum trainees' engagements of clients in counseling: Professional Psychology: Research and Practice Vol 17(6) Dec 1986, 586-589.
  • Tsoh, J. Y. (1996). Stages of change, dropouts, and outcome in substance abuse treatment. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Tsushima, W. T., Stoddard, V. M., Tsushima, V. G., & Daly, J. (1991). Characteristics of treatment drop-outs among two samples of chronic headache patients: Journal of Clinical Psychology Vol 47(2) Mar 1991, 199-205.
  • Turk, D. C., & Rudy, T. E. (1991). Neglected topics in the treatment of chronic pain patients--relapse, noncompliance, and adherence enhancement: Pain Vol 44(1) Jan 1991, 5-28.
  • Turkat, D., & Buzzell, V. (1983). Intervention strategies for treatment-rejecting clients: Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal Vol 6(3) Jan 1983, 28-30.
  • Turner, S. M., Beidel, D. C., Wolff, P. L., & Spaulding, S. (1996). Clinical features affecting treatment outcome in social phobia: Behaviour Research and Therapy Vol 34(10) Oct 1996, 795-804.
  • Turtscher-Drexel, M. (1999). Unconscious, avoidable, and inevitable parts of therapy breakoffs: Zeitschrift fur Individualpsychologie Vol 24(4) 1999, 372-380.
  • Turull Torres, F. (1984). The treatment of alcohol-related problems: Characteristics of the demand for and use of services: Salud Mental Vol 7(1) Spr 1984, 82-94.
  • Tutin, J. (1987). A multivariate analysis of dropout status by length of stay in a rural community mental health center: Community Mental Health Journal Vol 23(1) Spr 1987, 40-52.
  • Tyson, K. (1999). An empowering approach to crisis intervention and and brief treatment for preschool children: Families in Society Vol 80(1) Jan-Feb 1999, 64-77.
  • Unal, S., Cakil, G., & Elyas, Z. (2006). Characteristics of psychotic patients: Anadolu Psikiyatri Dergisi Vol 7(2) Jun 2006, 69-75.
  • Upper, D. (1978). Exploring Critical Issues in Behavior Therapy: PsycCRITIQUES Vol 23 (11), Nov, 1978.
  • Urtiaga, M. E., Almeida, G., Vianna, M. E., Santos, M. V., & Botelho, S. (1997). Predictive factors for dropping out of psychotherapy: A study in Sergio Abuchiam clinic: Jornal Brasileiro de Psiquiatria Vol 46(5) May 1997, 279-283.
  • Uselding, J. M. (2001). Factors associated with early discharge among chronically addicted males in a halfway house setting: An exploratory study. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Vail, A. (1978). Factors influencing lower-class Black patients remaining in treatment: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Vol 46(2) Apr 1978, 341.
  • Van der Wouden, S., Rijnders, P. B., & Trijsburg, R. W. (1994). No Show: A study of patients that do not show up: Gedrag & Gezondheid: Tijdschrift voor Psychologie en Gezondheid Vol 22(2) Apr 1994, 89-93.
  • van Lankveld, J. J. D. M., van den Hout, M. A., Spigt, M. G., & van Koeveringe, G. A. (2003). Cognitive changes predict continued recovery of erectile functioning versus relapse after discontinuation of sildenafil treatment for male erectile dysfunction: Psychosomatic Medicine Vol 65(4) Jul-Aug 2003, 709-718.
  • van Minnen, A., Arntz, A., & Keijsers, G. P. J. (2002). Prolonged exposure in patients with chronic PTSD: Predictors of treatment outcome and dropout: Behaviour Research and Therapy Vol 40(4) Apr 2002, 439-457.
  • Vander Stoep, A., Bohn, P., & Melville, E. (1991). A model for predicting discharge against medical advice from adolescent residential treatment: Hospital & Community Psychiatry Vol 42(7) Jul 1991, 725-728.
  • Vandereycken, W., & Pierloot, R. (1983). Drop-out during in-patient treatment of anorexia nervosa: A clinical study of 133 patients: British Journal of Medical Psychology Vol 56(2) Jun 1983, 145-156.
  • Vanelli, M., Burstein, P., & Cramer, J. (2001). Refill patterns of atypical and conventional antipsychotic medications at a national retail pharmacy chain: Psychiatric Services Vol 52(9) Sep 2001, 1248-1250.
  • Vargas, F., & Nunes, M. L. T. (2003). Patients Expressed Reasons For Dropping Out of Psychotherapy Treatment: Aletheia No 17-18 Jan-Dec 2003, 155-158.
  • Vaslamatzis, G., & Verveniotis, S. (1986). Early dropouts in brief dynamic psychotherapy: Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics Vol 44(4) Jul 1986, 205-210.
  • Veach, L. J., Remley, T. P., Jr., Kippers, S. M., & Sorg, J. D. (2000). Retention predictors related to intensive outpatient programs for substance use disorders: American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Vol 26(3) 2000, 417-428.
  • Veeninga, A. T., & Hafkenscheid, A. J. P. M. (2004). Are patients' requests at the start of psychotherapy predictors of drop-out? : Tijdschrift voor Psychotherapie Vol 30(3) May 2004, 187-195.
  • Velazquez, A., Sanchez Sosa, J. J., Lara, M. d. C., & Senties, H. (2000). Psychiatric outpatient dropout: Causes and institutional context: Revista de Psicologia Vol 18(2) 2000, 315-340.
  • Velleman, R. (1984). The engagement of new residents: A missing dimension in the evaluation of halfway houses for problem drinkers: Journal of Studies on Alcohol Vol 45(3) May 1984, 251-259.
  • Vendetti, J., McRee, B., Miller, M., Christiansen, K., & Herrell, J. (2002). Correlates of pre-treatment drop-out among persons with marijuana dependence: Addiction Vol 97(Suppl1) Dec 2002, 125-134.
  • Verinis, J. S. (1993). Alcoholics initial expectancies of and attitudes toward treatment: International Journal of the Addictions Vol 28(9) Jul 1993, 827-836.
  • Vervaeke, G. A. C., Bleyen, K., & Vertommen, H. (1997). Preference incongruence in just started psychotherapy: Tijdschrift voor Psychotherapie Vol 23(4) Jul 1997, 223-235.
  • Viale-Val, G., Rosenthal, R. H., Curtiss, G., & Marohn, R. C. (1984). Dropout from adolescent psychotherapy: A preliminary study: Journal of the American Academy of Child Psychiatry Vol 23(5) Sep 1984, 562-568.
  • Vickers-Lahti, M., Garfield, F., McCusker, J., Hindin, R., & et al. (1995). The relationship between legal factors and attrition from a residential drug abuse treatment program: Journal of Psychoactive Drugs Vol 27(1) Jan-Mar 1995, 17-25.
  • Vilalta, J. (1988). Treatment of alcoholism: Factors of poor prognosis: II: Actas Luso-Espanolas de Neurologia, Psiquiatria y Ciencias Afines Vol 16(3) May-Jun 1988, 204-208.
  • Villafranca, S. W., McKellar, J. D., Trafton, J. A., & Humphreys, K. (2006). Predictors of retention in methadone programs: A signal detection analysis: Drug and Alcohol Dependence Vol 83(3) Sep 2006, 218-224.
  • Villavicencio, M. R. (2000). Characteristics and outcome of adolescents discharged prematurely from psychiatric inpatient hospitalization. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Vlastelica, M. (2005). Drop-out as a result of scapegoating in my therapy group: Socijalna Psihijatrija Vol 33(3) Sep 2005, 127-134.
  • Wadden, T. A., & Letizia, K. A. (1992). Predictors of attrition and weight loss in patients treated by moderate and severe caloric restriction. New York, NY: Guilford Press.
  • Wagner, W. G., & Johnson, J. T. (1988). Childhood nocturnal enuresis: The prediction of premature withdrawal from behavioral conditioning: Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology Vol 16(6) Dec 1988, 687-692.
  • Wahlbeck, K., Tuunainen, A., Ahokas, A., & Leucht, S. (2001). Dropout rates in randomised antipsychotic drug trials: Psychopharmacology Vol 155(3) May 2001, 230-233.
  • Walker, R. D., & et al. (1980). Drinking-related locus of control as a predictor of attrition in an alcoholism treatment program: Psychological Reports Vol 47(3, Pt 1) Dec 1980, 871-877.
  • Wallace, A. E., & Weeks, W. B. (2004). Substance Abuse Intensive Outpatient Treatment: Does program graduation matter? : Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment Vol 27(1) Jul 2004, 27-30.
  • Wallen, J., & Berman, K. (1992). Possible indicators of childhood sexual abuse for individuals in substance abuse treatment: Journal of Child Sexual Abuse Vol 1(3) 1992, 63-74.
  • Wang, J. (2007). Mental Health Treatment Dropout and Its Correlates in a General Population Sample: Medical Care Vol 45(3) Mar 2007, 224-229.
  • Wang, M.-N., Sandberg, J., Zavada, A., Mittal, M., Gosling, A., Rosenberg, T., et al. (2006). "Almost There"...Why Clients Fail to Engage in Family Therapy: An Exploratory Study: Contemporary Family Therapy: An International Journal Vol 28(2) Jun 2006, 211-224.
  • Warden, D., Trivedi, M. H., Wisniewski, S. R., Davis, L., Nierenberg, A. A., Gaynes, B. N., et al. (2007). Predictors of attrition during initial (citalopram) treatment for depression: A STAR*D report: American Journal of Psychiatry Vol 164(8) Aug 2007, 1189-1197.
  • Washington, K. E. (1988). The prediction of termination status in a career counseling sample: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Waskett, C. (1999). Managing patient flow: Waiting and absences. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications Ltd.
  • Webb, R. E., & Widseth, J. C. (2005). Commentary on Gregory Hatchett's "Reducing premature termination in university counseling centers." Journal of College Student Psychotherapy Vol 19(4) 2005, 49-59.
  • Webster, D. W. (1983). Relationship of social network variables to college students' counseling readiness: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Weidman, A. (1987). Family therapy and reductions in treatment dropout in a residential therapeutic community for chemically dependent adolescents: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment Vol 4(1) 1987, 21-28.
  • Weis, R., Crockett, T. E., & Vieth, S. (2004). Using MMPI-A Profiles to Predict Success in a Military-Style Residential Treatment Program for Adolescents With Academic and Conduct Problems: Psychology in the Schools Vol 41(5) May 2004, 563-574.
  • Weisner, C., Mertens, J., Tam, T., & Moore, C. (2001). Factors affecting the initiation of substance abuse treatment in managed care: Addiction Vol 96(5) May 2001, 705-716.
  • Weiss, D. J. (1987). Dropout in patient compliance studies: A suggested analytic procedure: Journal of Compliance in Health Care Vol 2(1) Spr 1987, 73-83.
  • Weisz, J. R., Weiss, B., & Langmeyer, D. B. (1987). Giving up on child psychotherapy: Who drops out? : Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Vol 55(6) Dec 1987, 916-918.
  • Weisz, J. R., Weiss, B., & Langmeyer, D. B. (1989). On dropouts and refusers in child psychotherapy: Reply to Garfield: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Vol 57(1) Feb 1989, 170-171.
  • Welch, M. H. (1986). Suicide, depression and impulsivity effects on length of stay in a community therapy drug program: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Weller, J. N. (2004). Observable client resistance and early psychotherapy dropout. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Westmaas, J. L., Ferrence, R., & Wild, T. C. (2006). Autonomy (vs. sociotropy) and depressive symptoms in quitting smoking: Evidence for trait-congruence and the role of gender: Addictive Behaviors Vol 31(10) Oct 2006, 1744-1760.
  • Wexler, H. K., & de Leon, G. (1977). The therapeutic community: Multivariate prediction of retention: American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Vol 4(2) 1977, 145-151.
  • Wheeler, G. L., & et al. (1984). Prediction of potential against medical advice discharges in psychiatric settings: Issues in Mental Health Nursing Vol 6(1-2) 1984, 163-172.
  • Whiskey, E., Wykes, T., Duncan-McConnell, D., Haworth, E., Walsh, N., & Hastilow, S. (2003). Continuation of clozapine treatment: Practice makes perfect: Psychiatric Bulletin Vol 27(6) Jun 2003, 211-213.
  • White, A. M., Fichtenbaum, L., & Dollard, J. (1964). Measure for predicting dropping out of psychotherapy: Journal of Consulting Psychology Vol 28(4) Aug 1964, 326-332.
  • White, J. M., Winn, K. I., & Young, W. (1998). Predictors of attrition from an outpatient chemical dependency program: Substance Abuse Vol 19(2) Jun 1998, 49-59.
  • White, M. C., Cuttler, S., & Zhao, X. (2007). Linking released inmates to TB clinic for treatment of latent tuberculosis infection: Why is it so difficult? : Journal of Correctional Health Care Vol 13(3) Jul 2007, 206-215.
  • Whitmarsh, A. B. (1999). The relationship between compulsive personality characteristics and retention rates in outpatient alcoholics. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Wickizer, T., Maynard, C., Atherly, A., Frederick, M., & et al. (1994). Completion rates of clients discharged from drug and alcohol treatment programs in Washington State: American Journal of Public Health Vol 84(2) Feb 1994, 215-221.
  • Wicklund, J. B. (1977). The use of modeling to elicit dream recall as a preparation for psychotherapy: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Wiedholz-Abbott, L. M. (2000). Factors related to premature termination of psychotherapy. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Wierzbicki, M., & Pekarik, G. (1993). A meta-analysis of psychotherapy dropout: Professional Psychology: Research and Practice Vol 24(2) May 1993, 190-195.
  • Wilk, J., Marcus, S. C., West, J., Countis, L., Hall, R., Regier, D. A., et al. (2006). Substance Abuse and the Management of Medication Nonadherence in Schizophrenia: Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease Vol 194(6) Jun 2006, 454-457.
  • Williams, J., Myson, V., Steward, S., Jones, G., Wilson, J. F., Kerr, M. P., et al. (2002). Self-discontinuation of antiepileptic medication in pregnancy: Detection by hair analysis: Epilepsia Vol 43(8) Aug 2002, 824-831.
  • Wilson, D. O. (1985). The effectiveness of systematic client preparation for psychotherapy on dropout rate: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Wilson, D. O. (1985). The effects of systematic client preparation, severity, and treatment setting on dropout rate in short-term psychotherapy: Journal of Social & Clinical Psychology Vol 3(1) 1985, 62-70.
  • Wilson, E. N., & Whelan, W. M. (1983). Anxiety as a factor in continuance and dropout in treatment: International Journal of the Addictions Vol 18(4) May 1983, 577-582.
  • Wilson, M., & Sperlinger, D. (2004). Dropping out or dropping in? A re-examination of the concept of dropouts using qualitative methodology: Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Vol 18(2) Jun 2004, 220-237.
  • Wimbush, J., Amicarelli, A., & Stein, M. D. D. (1996). Does HIV test result influence methadone maintenance treatment retention? : Journal of Substance Abuse Vol 8(2) 1996, 263-269.
  • Wingerson, D., Sullivan, M., Dager, S., Flick, S., & et al. (1993). Personality traits and early discontinuation from clinical trials in anxious patients: Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology Vol 13(3) Jun 1993, 194-197.
  • Wise, M. J. (1980). Dropping out of psychotherapy as a function of the transfer of the client from one therapist to another immediately after intake: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Witkower, A. B. (1981). Influence of intake procedures on applicant attrition at a community mental health center: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Wolfe, V. A. (2000). First sessions in couples therapy and treatment continuance. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Wood, E., Montaner, J. S. G., Braitstein, P., Yip, B., Schecter, M. T., O'Shaughnessy, M. V., et al. (2004). Elevated rates of antiretroviral treatment discontinuation among HIV-infected injection drug users: Implications for drug policy and public health: International Journal of Drug Policy Vol 15(2) Apr 2004, 133-138.
  • Woodside, D. B. (2005). Dr. Woodside Replies: American Journal of Psychiatry Vol 162(12) Dec 2005, 2399.
  • Woodside, D. B., Carter, J. C., & Blackmore, E. (2004). Predictors of Premature Termination of Inpatient Treatment for Anorexia Nervosa: American Journal of Psychiatry Vol 161(12) Dec 2004, 2277-2281.
  • Wormith, J. S., & Olver, M. E. (2002). Offender treatment attrition and its relationship with risk, responsivity and recidivism: Criminal Justice and Behavior Vol 29(4) Aug 2002, 447-471.
  • Worrall, J. D., & Vandergoot, D. (1982). Additional indicators of nonsuccess: A follow-up report: Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin Vol 26(2) Nov 1982, 88-93.
  • Wright, J. D. (2001). Application of the transtheoretical model to reduce dropout from outpatient psychotherapy. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Wright, R. H. (1983). The Wright way: Psychotherapy in Private Practice Vol 1(4) Win 1983, 77-78.
  • Wright, S., & Klee, H. (1999). A profile of amphetamine users who present to treatment services and do not return: Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy Vol 6(2) Jul 1999, 227-241.
  • Wyatt, R. J., Damiani, L. M., & Henter, I. D. (1998). First-episode schizophrenia: Early intervention and medication discontinuation in the context of course and treatment: British Journal of Psychiatry Vol 172(Suppl 33) Jun 1998, 77-83.
  • Yalom, I. D. (1966). A study of group therapy dropouts: Archives of General Psychiatry 14(4) 1966, 393-414.
  • Yass-Reed, E. M., Barry, N. J., & Dacey, C. M. (1993). Examination of pretreatment predictors of attrition in a VLCD and behavior therapy weight-loss program: Addictive Behaviors Vol 18(4) Jul-Aug 1993, 431-435.
  • Yeomans, F. E., Gutfreund, J., Selzer, M. A., Clarkin, J. F., & et al. (1994). Factors related to drop-outs by borderline patients: Treatment contract and therapeutic alliance: Journal of Psychotherapy Practice & Research Vol 3(1) Win 1994, 16-24.
  • Yerevanian, B. I., Koek, R. J., Feusner, J. D., Hwang, S., & Mintz, J. (2004). Antidepressants and suicidal behaviour in unipolar depression: Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica Vol 110(6) Dec 2004, 452-458.
  • Yildiz, A., Pauler, D. K., & Sachs, G. S. (2004). Rates of study completion with single versus split daily dosing of antidepressants: A meta-analysis: Journal of Affective Disorders Vol 78(2) Feb 2004, 157-162.
  • Yohannes, A. M., Yalfani, A., Doherty, P., & Bundy, C. (2007). Predictors of drop-out from an outpatient cardiac rehabilitation programme: Clinical Rehabilitation Vol 21(3) Mar 2007, 222-229.
  • Young, A. S., Grusky, O., Jordan, D., & Belin, T. R. (2000). Routine outcome monitoring in a public mental health system: The impact of patients who leave care: Psychiatric Services Vol 51(1) Jan 2000, 85-91.
  • Young, D. D. (1997). Predicting psychotherapy dropout. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Zagayka, K. L. (1995). Premature termination in child and adolescent therapy cases: Predictors of termination status and relationship to outcome. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering.
  • Zahr, L. (1994). An integrative research review of intervention studies with premature infants from disadvantaged backgrounds: Maternal-Child Nursing Journal Vol 22(3) Jul-Sep 1994, 90-101.
  • Zanetti, T., Cenci, L., Favaro, A., & Santonastaso, P. (2005). Middle term outcome in Anorexia Nervosa outpatients who dropped out from therapy: Rivista di Psichiatria Vol 40(3) May-Jun 2005, 149-155.
  • Zarchan, D. (1977). Effects of social class and role-induction on dropout, expectations, and attraction in out-patient psychotherapy: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Zebracki, K., Drotar, D., Kirchner, H. L., Schluchter, M., Redline, S., Kercsmar, C., et al. (2003). Predicting attrition in a pediatric asthma intervention study: Journal of Pediatric Psychology Vol 28(8) Dec 2003, 519-528.
  • Zeeck, A., Hartmann, A., Buchholz, C., & Herzog, T. (2005). Drop outs from in-patient treatment of anorexia nervosa: Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica Vol 111(1) Jan 2005, 29-37.
  • Zeeck, A., & Herzog, T. (2000). Dropout in inpatient psychotherapy of anorexia nervosa: Nervenarzt Vol 71(7) Jul 2000, 565-572.
  • Zettel, J. J. (1992). Predicting treatment dropout from a therapeutic community for polydrug abusers: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Zimmer, D. (1987). Motivational issues in premature termination of treatment for sexual dysfunction: Sexual & Marital Therapy Vol 2(2) 1987, 153-161.
  • Zimmermann-Tansella, C., & Colorio, C. (1986). Early dropout and clients' experience of family therapy: International Journal of Family Psychiatry Vol 7(3) 1986, 203-220.
  • Zipper, R. S. (1976). Psychotherapy or active focused problem solving for persons in crisis: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Zito, J. M. (1985). Clinical characteristics of psychotic patients who refuse antipsychotic drug therapy: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Zito, J. M., Vitrai, J., & Craig, T. J. (1993). Toward a therapeutic jurisprudence analysis of medication refusal in the court review model: Behavioral Sciences & the Law Vol 11(2) Spr 1993, 151-163.
  • Zoccali, R., Muscatello, M. R. A., Bruno, A., Bilardi, F., De Stefano, C., Felletti, E., et al. (2007). Temperament and character dimensions in opiate addicts: Comparing subjects who completed inpatient treatment in therapeutic communities vs. incompleters: American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Vol 33(5) 2007, 707-715.
  • Zohner, A. L. (1982). The effects of psychodiagnostic information and therapist accountability on psychotherapeutic outcome: Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Zuk, G. H. (1986). Dropouts after first attendance: Journal of the American Academy of Child Psychiatry Vol 25(1) Jan 1986, 138-139.
  • Zweben, A., Bonner, M., Chaim, G., & Santon, P. (1988). Facilitative strategies for retaining the alcohol-dependent client in outpatient treatment: Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly Vol 5(1-2) 1988, 3-24.


DissertationEdit

  • Ainley, C. C. (1979). Person variables and effectiveness of preventative treatment for stress: Dissertation Abstracts International.

Around Wikia's network

Random Wiki