ERIC Number: EJ779440
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Principles of Empirically Supported Interventions Applied to Anger Management
Deffenbacher, Jerry L.; Oetting, Eugene R.; DiGiuseppe, Raymond A.
Counseling Psychologist, v30 n2 p262-280 2002
This article applies the Principles of Empirically Supported Interventions (PESI) in counseling psychology to anger management with adults. The review suggests that there is empirical support for cognitive-behavioral interventions generally and for four specific interventions (relaxation, cognitive, behavioral skill enhancement, and combinations of these three interventions). Moderate effect sizes for these interventions were found on targeted anger measures and for all measures combined. The PESI proved to be flexible, multidimensional principles against which to assess counseling interventions and from which to identify what is known and what needs to be learned.
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Effect Size, Counseling Psychology, Psychological Patterns, Self Control, Adults, Cognitive Restructuring, Skill Development, Relaxation Training, Intervention, Counseling Techniques, Evaluation Methods, Counseling Effectiveness
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