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Pote, Helen; Mazon, Teresa; Clegg, Jennifer; King, Susan – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2011
Background: Vulnerability and protection are key concepts within the literature relating to systemic therapy for people with an intellectual disability (ID). This paper explores the processes by which these concepts were discussed in systemic therapy sessions. Method: Four videotapes of systemic therapy sessions were evaluated using a qualitative…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Siblings, Mental Retardation, Therapy
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Filges, Trine; Andersen, Ditte; Jørgensen, Anne-Marie Klint – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
Objectives: This review evaluates the evidence on the effects of functional family therapy (FFT) on drug abuse reduction for young people in treatment for nonopioid drug use. Data and Analysis: We followed Campbell Collaboration guidelines to conduct a systematic review of randomized and nonrandomized trials. Results: The search yielded two…
Descriptors: Family Counseling, Therapy, Drug Abuse, Youth
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Tomasulo, Daniel J. – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2014
Mental health disorders are considerably more prevalent among people with intellectual disabilities than in the general population, yet research on psychotherapy for people with dual diagnosis is scarce. However, there is mounting evidence to show that adults with a dual diagnosis can find help through group therapy and have more productive and…
Descriptors: Group Therapy, Psychotherapy, Adults, Intellectual Disability
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Ruocco, Sylvia; Gordon, Jocelynne; McLean, Louise A. – Advances in School Mental Health Promotion, 2016
Early manifestations of anxiety in childhood confer significant distress and life interference. This study reports on the first controlled trial of the "Get Lost Mr. Scary" programme, a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy group intervention for children with anxiety aged 5-7 years. Participants were 134 children (65 males and 69 females) drawn…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Young Children, Intervention, Cognitive Restructuring
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Ballantyne, Julie; Baker, Felicity A. – Research Studies in Music Education, 2013
The health benefits of musical engagement extend across the lifespan, with research documenting developmental and quality of life outcomes in senior adulthood. Whilst the psychological functions of music include three broad domains: cognitive, emotional and social, the social factors of music consumption have been, for the most part, ignored. This…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Therapy, Practicums, Cooperative Learning
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Bakker, Gary M. – Clinical Psychologist, 2008
The cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) emphasis on treatment relevance in assessment, and on evidence-based intervention, has led to an increasing focus on problem maintenance factors (vs. precipitants) in both its models of psychopathology and in its individual case formulations. This article describes the reasons for this growing focus, and…
Descriptors: Psychopathology, Cognitive Restructuring, Therapy, Behavior Disorders
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Kyuchukov, Hristo; New, William – Intercultural Education, 2016
The authors suggest the possibility of using concepts and practices drawn from peace education to assist in the treatment and education of refugees suffering from post-traumatic stress. They introduce four basic principles of peace education, which permit students/clients to work through memory and present conflicts, and calls on…
Descriptors: Refugees, Peace, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Coping
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Rothgangel, Andreas Stefan; Braun, Susy M.; Beurskens, Anna J.; Seitz, Rudiger J.; Wade, Derick T. – International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 2011
The objective of this study was to evaluate the clinical aspects of mirror therapy (MT) interventions after stroke, phantom limb pain and complex regional pain syndrome. A systematic literature search of the Cochrane Database of controlled trials, PubMed/MEDLINE, CINAHL, EMBASE, PsycINFO, PEDro, RehabTrials and Rehadat, was made by two…
Descriptors: Therapy, Rehabilitation, Literature Reviews, Intervention
Abo Hamza, Eid Galal – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The study's purpose is to examine the effectiveness of Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET) on motivation to change as measured by the University of Rhode Island Change Assessment (URICA; McConnaughy, Prochaska & Velicer, 1983). Participants were drawn from a convenience sample of 22 adolescent males (treatment group n = 11; control group n =…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Substance Abuse, Motivation Techniques, Therapy
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Ruocco, Sylvia; Freeman, Nerelie C.; McLean, Louise A. – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2018
This study examined the effects of a school-based cognitive-behavioural group intervention for anxiety in young children, Get Lost Mr Scary, on child self-reported anxiety and coping skills. Participants included 65 children (M[subscript age] = 6.50 years, SD[subscript age] = 0.75) drawn from 13 public primary schools located in Western Sydney,…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Coping, Behavior Modification, Elementary School Students
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Smith, Sarah K.; Roddam, Hazel; Sheldrick, Heulwen – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2012
Background: Dysphagia is a common symptom of Parkinson's disease and can have negative consequences for physical health and quality of life. A variety of treatment options are available to clinicians working with people who have dysphagia and Parkinson's disease. These options can be broadly categorized as being compensatory or rehabilitative in…
Descriptors: Evidence, Quality of Life, Diseases, Physical Health
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Sauter, Floor M.; Heyne, David; Westenberg, P. Michiel – Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 2009
Anxiety disorders in adolescence are common and disruptive, pointing to a need for effective treatments for this age group. Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) is one of the most popular interventions for adolescent anxiety, and there is empirical support for its application. However, a significant proportion of adolescent clients continue to report…
Descriptors: Age, Behavior Modification, Psychopathology, Adolescents
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Joyce, Anthony S.; Piper, William E. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1996
"Work" and "resistance" responses to interpretation in short-term individual (STI) psychotherapy were examined using a hierarchical linear modeling procedure. Relationships between interpretation characteristics and patient responses within therapy were considered. Process data were drawn from 60 STI therapy cases, 30 patients…
Descriptors: Adults, Change, Change Agents, Counseling
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Lillis, Jason; Hayes, Steven C. – Behavior Modification, 2007
Two classroom approaches to reducing racial and ethnic prejudice among college students were compared: a class session based on acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and an educational lecture drawn from a textbook on the psychology of racial differences. Undergraduates who were enrolled in two separate classes on racial differences were exposed…
Descriptors: Racial Differences, Teaching Methods, Racial Bias, College Students
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Vannoy, Steven D.; Hoyt, William T. – Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 2004
An anger therapy intervention was developed for incarcerated adult males. The therapy was an extension of cognitive-behavioral approaches, incorporating principles and practices drawn from Buddhist psychology. Adult males from a Midwestern low-security prison were randomly assigned to either a treatment group (n= 16) or a waiting list control…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Intervention, Correctional Institutions, Buddhism
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