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Brothers, Brittany M.; Yang, Hae-Chung; Strunk, Daniel R.; Andersen, Barbara L. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2011
Objective: In this Phase II trial, we evaluated a novel psychological treatment for depressed patients coping with the stresses of cancer. Effectiveness of a combined biobehavioral intervention (BBI) and cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) was studied. Method: Participants were 36 cancer survivors (mean age = 49 years; 88% Caucasian; 92% female)…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Fatigue (Biology), Intervention, Quality of Life
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Dobson, Keith S.; Hollon, Steven D.; Dimidjian, Sona; Schmaling, Karen B.; Kohlenberg, Robert J.; Gallop, Robert J.; Rizvi, Shireen L.; Gollan, Jackie K.; Dunner, David L.; Jacobson, Neil S. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2008
This study followed treatment responders from a randomized controlled trial of adults with major depression. Patients treated with medication but withdrawn onto pill-placebo had more relapse through 1 year of follow-up compared to patients who received prior behavioral activation, prior cognitive therapy, or continued medication. Prior…
Descriptors: Prevention, Cognitive Restructuring, Psychotherapy, Depression (Psychology)
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Cuijpers, Pim; van Straten, Annemieke; Andersson, Gerhard; van Oppen, Patricia – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2008
Although the subject has been debated and examined for more than 3 decades, it is still not clear whether all psychotherapies are equally efficacious. The authors conducted 7 meta-analyses (with a total of 53 studies) in which 7 major types of psychological treatment for mild to moderate adult depression (cognitive-behavior therapy, nondirective…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Psychotherapy, Depression (Psychology), Meta Analysis
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Whittal, Maureen L.; Robichaud, Melisa; Thordarson, Dana S.; McLean, Peter D. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2008
Relatively little is known about the long-term durability of group treatments for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and contemporary cognitive treatments. The current study investigated the 2-year follow-up results for participants who completed randomized trials of group or individual treatment and received either cognitive therapy (CT) or…
Descriptors: Prevention, Cognitive Restructuring, Therapy, Depression (Psychology)
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Beckner, Victoria; Vella, Lea; Howard, Isa; Mohr, David C. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2007
The present study examined the relationship between therapeutic alliance and both depression and health outcomes in a randomized clinical trial of 2 telephone-administered treatments with 97 clients with multiple sclerosis (MS). The 16-week, manualized treatments compared were telephone-administered cognitive-behavioral therapy (T-CBT) and…
Descriptors: Therapy, Telecommunications, Depression (Psychology), Counseling Techniques
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Masheb, Robin M.; Grilo, Carlos M. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2007
The authors examined rapid response in 75 overweight patients with binge eating disorder (BED) who participated in a randomized clinical trial of guided self-help treatments (cognitive-behavioral therapy [CBTgsh] and behavioral weight loss [BWLgsh]). Rapid response, defined as a 65% or greater reduction in binge eating by the 4th treatment week,…
Descriptors: Psychopathology, Patients, Depression (Psychology), Eating Disorders
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Peterson, Timothy J.; Feldman, Greg; Harley, Rebecca; Fresco, David M.; Graves, Lesley; Holmes, Avram; Bogdan, Ryan; Papakostas, George I.; Bohn, Laurie; Lury, R. Alana; Fava, Maurizio; Segal, Zindel V. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2007
The authors examined extreme response style in recurrently and chronically depressed patients, assessing its role in therapeutic outcome. During the acute phase, outpatients with major depressive disorder (N = 384) were treated with fluoxetine for 8 weeks. Remitted patients (n = 132) entered a continuation phase during which their fluoxetine dose…
Descriptors: Responses, Patients, Depression (Psychology), Drug Therapy
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Jarrett, Robin B.; Vittengl, Jeffrey R.; Doyle, Kimberly; Clark, Lee Anna – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2007
The authors examined the amount and durability of change in the cognitive content of 156 adult outpatients with recurrent major depressive disorder after treatment with cognitive therapy. The pre-post magnitude of change was large for the Attributional Style Questionnaire Failure composite (d = 0.79), Dysfunctional Attitudes Scale (d = 1.05), and…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Therapy, Epistemology, Self Efficacy
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Ludman, Evette J.; Simon, Gregory E.; Tutty, Steve; Von Korff, Michael – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2007
Randomized trial evidence and expert guidelines are mixed regarding the value of combined pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy as initial treatment for depression. This study describes long-term results of a randomized trial (N = 393) evaluating telephone-based cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) plus care management for primary care patients…
Descriptors: Psychotherapy, Patients, Telecommunications, Depression (Psychology)
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Castonguay, Louis G.; And Others – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1996
The ability of several process variables to predict therapy outcome was tested with 30 depressed clients who received cognitive therapy with or without medication. Two types of process variables were studied. Client improvement was found to be predicted by two common factors measured: the therapeutic alliance and the client's emotional involvement…
Descriptors: Adults, Behavior Change, Behavior Modification, Cognitive Restructuring
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Burns, David D.; Nolen-Hoeksema, Susan – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1991
Factor analysis of Self-Help Inventory from 307 outpatients receiving cognitive-behavioral therapy for affective disorders revealed 3 factors that assessed frequency of active coping strategies use when depressed, helpfulness of strategies, and willingness to learn new strategies. Frequency and Helpfulness scales were not correlated with patient…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Cognitive Restructuring, Compliance (Psychology), Coping
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Thompson, Larry W.; And Others – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1987
Treated 91 elders with a major depressive disorder (MDD) using behavioral, cognitive, or brief psychodynamic psychotherapy. By the end of six weeks patients in all three treatment conditions showed improvement equally, whereas controls did not. Overall, 52 percent of the treatment sample attained remission by termination. The remainder still met…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Cognitive Restructuring, Comparative Analysis, Counseling Effectiveness