Natural classes of treatment response

Andrew R. Morral, Martin Y. Iguchi, Mark A. Belding, Richard J. Lamb

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This study examines an approach to identifying patterns of treatment response over time. Treatment response profiles are identified by cluster analyzing a repeated measure of patient performance collected at intervals during treatment. The procedure is demonstrated in Study 1 using monthly urinalysis results of 103 patients entering methadone maintenance treatment. The internal, external, and face validities of derived treatment response profiles are evaluated. A logistic regression model predicting treatment response is then constructed from intake variables found to correspond with the treatment response profiles. Study 2 replicates the procedures on an independent sample. Treatment response profiles facilitate the analysis of treatment response offering advantages over common measures of treatment outcome, such as performance at follow-up, change in performance from treatment entry to follow-up, or performance summed across treatment.

Idioma originalEnglish (US)
Páginas (desde-hasta)673-685
Número de páginas13
PublicaciónJournal of consulting and clinical psychology
Volumen65
N.º4
DOI
EstadoPublished - ago 1997
Publicado de forma externa

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Clinical Psychology

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