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Robbins, Michael S.; Feaster, Daniel J.; Horigian, Viviana E.; Puccinelli, Marc J.; Henderson, Craig; Szapocznik, Jose – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2011
Objective: Therapist adherence has been shown to predict clinical outcomes in family therapy. In prior studies, adherence has been represented broadly by core principles and a consistent family (vs. individual) focus. To date, these studies have not captured the range of clinical skills that are represented in complex family-based approaches or…
Descriptors: Drug Abuse, Factor Structure, Adolescents, Family Counseling
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Henderson, Craig E.; Dakof, Gayle A.; Greenbaum, Paul E.; Liddle, Howard A. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2010
Objective: We used growth mixture modeling to examine heterogeneity in treatment response in a secondary analysis of 2 randomized controlled trials testing multidimensional family therapy (MDFT), an established evidence-based therapy for adolescent drug abuse and delinquency. Method: The first study compared 2 evidence-based adolescent substance…
Descriptors: Drug Abuse, Drug Use, Adolescents, Family Counseling
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Mccrady, Barbara S.; Epstein, Elizabeth E.; Cook, Sharon; Jensen, Noelle; Hildebrandt, Thomas – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2009
Although alcohol use disorders (AUDs) adversely affect women, research on efficacious treatments for women is limited. In this randomized efficacy trial of 102 heterosexual women with AUDs, the authors compared alcohol behavioral couple therapy (ABCT) and alcohol behavioral individual therapy (ABIT) on percentage of days abstinent (PDA) and…
Descriptors: Females, Drinking, Alcohol Abuse, Family Counseling
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Hogue, Aaron; Henderson, Craig E.; Dauber, Sarah; Barajas, Priscilla C.; Fried, Adam; Liddle, Howard A. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2008
This study examined the impact of treatment adherence and therapist competence on treatment outcome in a controlled trial of individual cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and multidimensional family therapy (MDFT) for adolescent substance use and related behavior problems. Participants included 136 adolescents (62 CBT, 74 MDFT) assessed at intake,…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Behavior Problems, Behavior Disorders, Interrater Reliability
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Shadish, William R.; And Others – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1993
Conducted meta-analysis of 163 randomized trials to examine differences in outcome associated with different theoretical orientations, differences between marital and family therapies versus individual therapies, clinical significance of therapy outcome, differences between marital versus family therapies in both outcomes and problems treated, and…
Descriptors: Counseling Effectiveness, Family Counseling, Marriage Counseling, Meta Analysis
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Szapocznik, Jose; And Others – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1989
Compared structural family therapy (SFT), individual psychodynamic child therapy (IPCT) and control condition for Hispanic boys (N=69) with behavior and emotional problems. Findings suggest that control condition was less effective in retaining cases than treatment conditions, and SFT was more effective than IPCT in protecting family integrity.…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Child Psychology, Children, Comparative Analysis