ERIC Number: EJ855185
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Sep
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Mediators and Moderators of Outcome in the Behavioral Treatment of Childhood Social Phobia
Alfano, Candica A.; Pina, Armando A.; Villalta, Ian K.; Beidel, Deborah C.; Ammerman, Robert T.; Crosby, Lori E.
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v48 n9 p945 Sep 2009
Data from a study involving 88 youths who participated in one of two randomized controlled treatment trials of Social Effectiveness Therapy for Children reveals that loneliness scores and social effectiveness predicted changes in social anxiety and overall functioning after the treatment. Child-reported loneliness mediated changes in social anxiety.
Descriptors: Anxiety, Fear, Interpersonal Relationship, Child Health, Children, Behavior Modification, Counseling Techniques, Outcomes of Treatment, Counseling Effectiveness, Psychological Patterns
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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