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Kendall, Philip C.; Hudson, Jennifer L.; Gosch, Elizabeth; Flannery-Schroeder, Ellen; Suveg, Cynthia – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2008
This randomized clinical trial compared the relative efficacy of individual (child) cognitive-behavioral therapy (ICBT), family cognitive-behavioral therapy (FCBT), and a family-based education/support/attention (FESA) active control for treating anxiety disordered youth ages 7-14 years (M = 10.27). Youth (N = 161; 44% female; 85% Caucasian, 9%…
Descriptors: Cognitive Restructuring, Behavior Modification, Children, Therapy
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Ball, Samuel A.; Nich, Charla; Rounsaville, Bruce J.; Eagan, Dorothy; Carroll, Kathleen M. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2004
The concurrent and predictive validity of 2 different methods of Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory-III subtyping (protocol sorting, cluster analysis) was evaluated in 125 recently detoxified opioid-dependent outpatients in a 12-week randomized clinical trial. Participants received naltrexone and relapse prevention group counseling and were…
Descriptors: Predictive Validity, Multivariate Analysis, Group Counseling, Drug Addiction
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Lyons, John S.; Howard, Kenneth I. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1991
Treatment outcome research generally relies on main effects analysis of variance to determine whether treatments are differentially effective. There is reason to consider disaggregating main effects even when conditions of heterogeneity of variance are not violated. Potential statistical significance of disaggregation can be shown to be function…
Descriptors: Clinical Psychology, Outcomes of Treatment, Research and Development
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McGraw, Kenneth O.; And Others – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1994
Suggest practical procedure for estimating number of subjects that need to be screened to obtain sample of fixed size that meets multiple correlated criteria. Procedure described is based on fact that least-squares regression provides good quadratic fit for Monte Carlo estimates of multivariate probabilities when they are plotted as function of…
Descriptors: Measurement Techniques, Monte Carlo Methods, Research Methodology, Research Problems
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Comrey, Andrew L. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1988
Addresses common pitfalls in homogeneous scale construction in clinical and social psychology. Offers suggestions about item writing, answer scale formats, data analysis procedures, and overall scale development strategy. Emphasizes effective use of factor-analytic methods to select items for scales and to determine its proper location in…
Descriptors: Clinical Psychology, Data Analysis, Factor Analysis, Personality Measures
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Bauer, William D.; Twentyman, Craig T. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1985
Mothers (N=36) with a history of child abuse or neglect or with no known history of child maltreatment participated in an experiment designed to assess reactions to a number of aversive stimuli. Results indicated that abusing mothers consistently ascribed more malevolent intentionality to their child than did other mothers. (BH)
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Neglect, Emotional Response, Mothers
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Zatz, Sheri; Chassin, Laurie – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1985
Investigated the cognitions of low, moderate, and high test-anxious children under naturalistic test-taking conditions and examined the role of classroom environment in the test anxiety-performance relation. Results indicated high test-anxious children showed more task-debilitating cognitions during testing, including more negative…
Descriptors: Children, Classroom Environment, Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Style
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Jouriles, Ernest N.; O'Leary, K. Daniel – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1985
Surveyed 65 couples beginning marital therapy and 37 couples from the community to examine interspousal reliability on reports of marital violence. Agreement between partners on the occurrence of violence was low to moderate for both samples. Husbands underreported their violent behavior, and/or wives tended to overreport violence performed by…
Descriptors: Family Violence, Reliability, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Spouses
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Finch, A. J., Jr.; And Others – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1985
Collected normative data for the Children's Depression Inventory on 1,463 public school children in Grades 2 through 8. Obtained significant sex and grade differences, but the absolute magnitude of these differences was small. Scores were very consistent with those previously reported. (Author/BH)
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Instructional Program Divisions
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Dodge, Kenneth A.; And Others – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1985
Generated a taxonomy of situations most likley to lead deviant children to experience social difficulties. Study 1 administered a survey to teachers of rejected (N=45) and adaptive (N=39) children. Found six main situation types. Study 2 tested 15 items within the six situations. The items differentiated the two groups. (BH)
Descriptors: Children, Classification, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
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Frank, Richard G.; And Others – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1985
Presents a statistical technique that yields consistent estimates for censored samples. Application of this technique to models related to selection bias and the presence of depression indicate that the prevalence of this disorder in mental health center populations approaches 44 percent rather than the 25 percent from a censored sample.…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Patients, Research Problems, Sampling
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Beck, Niels C.; And Others – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1985
Examined the factor structure of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Revised (WAIS-R) in a sample of 200 medical patients and 271 psychiatric patients. Results indicate the WAIS-R has a robust factor structure and provide evidence of Verbal, Performance, and Freedom From Distractability factors in psychiatric and medical populations. (Author/BH)
Descriptors: Factor Structure, Generalizability Theory, Patients
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Schaefer, Allan; And Others – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1985
Surveyed 101 inpatient psychiatric patients and 99 chemical dependency patients to compare the validities of the Beck Depression Inventory, the Minnesota Multiphasic personality Inventory (MMPI) Depression scale, and the Zung Self-Rating Depression Scale. The Zung produced better validity coefficients than the Beck, which yielded higher…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Patients, Test Validity
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Koss, Mary P.; Gidycz, Christine A. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1985
Describes reliability and validity data for the Sexual Experiences Survey, a self-report instrument designed to identify hidden rape victims and undetected offenders among a normal population. (Author/BH)
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Rape, Test Reliability
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Jaccard, James; Ackerman, Lee – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1985
Notes assumptions for analyzing treatment means in repeated measures designs. The traditional F test has been shown to have limitations, given violations of the assumption of sphericity. This assumption is probably infrequently satisfied in clinical applications. Discusses analytic alternatives based on a three-step Geisser-Greenhouse approach.…
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Clinical Psychology