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Kiernan, Michaela; Brown, Susan D.; Schoffman, Danielle E.; Lee, Katherine; King, Abby C.; Taylor, C. Barr; Schleicher, Nina C.; Perri, Michael G. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2013
Objective: Although behavioral weight-loss interventions produce short-term weight loss, long-term maintenance remains elusive. This randomized trial examined whether learning a novel set of "stability skills" before losing weight improved long-term weight management. Stability skills were designed to optimize individuals' current…
Descriptors: Females, Obesity, Health Promotion, Behavior Modification
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Lawton, Kathy; Kasari, Connie – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2012
Objective: The vast majority of children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) attend public preschools at some point in their childhood. Community preschool practices often are not evidence based, and almost none target the prelinguistic core deficits of ASD. This study investigated the effectiveness of public preschool teachers implementing a…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Autism, Control Groups, Play
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Christensen, Andrew; Atkins, David C.; Baucom, Brian; Yi, Jean – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2010
Objective: To follow distressed married couples for 5 years after their participation in a randomized clinical trial. Method: A total of 134 chronically and seriously distressed married couples were randomly assigned to approximately 8 months of either traditional behavioral couple therapy (TBCT; Jacobson & Margolin, 1979) or integrative…
Descriptors: Marital Status, Marital Satisfaction, Effect Size, Therapy
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Manwaring, Jamie L.; Bryson, Susan W.; Goldschmidt, Andrea B.; Winzelberg, Andrew J.; Luce, Kristine H.; Cunning, Darby; Wilfley, Denise E.; Taylor, C. Barr – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2008
Unlike traditional interventions, Internet interventions allow for objective tracking and examination of the usage of program components. Student Bodies (SB), an online eating disorder (ED) prevention program, significantly reduced ED attitudes/behaviors in college-aged women with high body image concerns, and reduced the development of EDs in…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Prevention, Eating Disorders, Internet
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Liess, Anna; Simon, Wendy; Yutsis, Maya; Owen, Jason E.; Piemme, Karen Altree; Golant, Mitch; Giese-Davis, Janine – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2008
Accurately detecting emotional expression in women with primary breast cancer participating in support groups may be important for therapists and researchers. In 2 small studies (N = 20 and N = 16), the authors examined whether video coding, human text coding, and automated text analysis provided consistent estimates of the level of emotional…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Cancer, Affective Behavior, Nonverbal Communication
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Ramchand, Rajeev; Marshall, Grant N.; Schell, Terry L.; Jaycox, Lisa H. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2008
This study examines the cross-lagged relationships between posttraumatic distress symptoms and physical functioning, using a sample of 413 persons who were hospitalized for injuries resulting from community violence. Posttraumatic distress was assessed at 1 week, 3 months, and 12 months postinjury, and posttraumatic physical functioning was…
Descriptors: Structural Equation Models, Injuries, Mental Health, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
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Munoz, Ricardo F.; Mendelson, Tamar – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2005
Clinical trials have seldom included adequate samples of people of color. Therefore, practitioners serving ethnic minorities often do not have access to readily available evidence-based interventions. This article summarizes the development and empirical evaluation of prevention and treatment manuals designed for low-income ethnic minority…
Descriptors: Prevention, Hospitals, Minority Groups, Intervention