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Galovski, Tara E.; Blain, Leah M.; Mott, Juliette M.; Elwood, Lisa; Houle, Timothy – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2012
Objective: This study tested a modified cognitive processing therapy (MCPT) intervention designed as a more flexible administration of the protocol. Number of sessions was determined by client progress toward a priori defined end-state criteria, "stressor sessions" were inserted when necessary, and therapy was conducted by novice CPT clinicians.…
Descriptors: Intervention, Therapy, Quality of Life, Anxiety
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Alvarez, Jennifer; McLean, Caitlin; Harris, Alex H. S.; Rosen, Craig S.; Ruzek, Josef I.; Kimerling, Rachel – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2011
Objective: To examine the effectiveness of group cognitive processing therapy (CPT) relative to trauma-focused group treatment as usual (TAU) in the context of a Veterans Health Administration (VHA) posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) residential rehabilitation program. Method: Participants were 2 cohorts of male patients in the same program…
Descriptors: Residential Programs, Rehabilitation Programs, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Patients
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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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Webb, Christian A.; DeRubeis, Robert J.; Barber, Jacques P. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2010
Objective: The authors conducted a meta-analytic review of adherence-outcome and competence-outcome findings, and examined plausible moderators of these relations. Method: A computerized search of the PsycINFO database was conducted. In addition, the reference sections of all obtained studies were examined for any additional relevant articles or…
Descriptors: Effect Size, Depression (Psychology), Meta Analysis, Counseling Effectiveness
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Lester, Kristin; Artz, Caroline; Resick, Patricia A.; Young-Xu, Yinong – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2010
Objective: The present study investigated the influence of race on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) treatment among 94 African American and 214 Caucasian female victims of interpersonal violence participating in 2 studies of cognitive-behavioral treatment for PTSD that were conducted sequentially and continuously. Method: In each study,…
Descriptors: African Americans, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Racial Differences, Therapy
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Strunk, Daniel R.; Brotman, Melissa A.; DeRubeis, Robert J.; Hollon, Steven D. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2010
Objective: The efficacy of cognitive therapy (CT) for depression has been well established. Measures of the adequacy of therapists' delivery of treatment are critical to facilitating therapist training and treatment dissemination. While some studies have shown an association between CT competence and outcome, researchers have yet to address…
Descriptors: Personality Problems, Cognitive Restructuring, Personality, Patients
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Hirshfeld-Becker, Dina R.; Masek, Bruce; Henin, Aude; Blakely, Lauren Raezer; Pollock-Wurman, Rachel A.; McQuade, Julia; DePetrillo, Lillian; Briesch, Jacquelyn; Ollendick, Thomas H.; Rosenbaum, Jerrold F.; Biederman, Joseph – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2010
Objective: To examine the efficacy of a developmentally appropriate parent-child cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) protocol for anxiety disorders in children ages 4-7 years. Method: Design: Randomized wait-list controlled trial. Conduct: Sixty-four children (53% female, mean age 5.4 years, 80% European American) with anxiety disorders were…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Intervention, Inhibition, Child Behavior
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Beevers, Christopher G.; Wells, Tony T.; Miller, Ivan W. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2007
Repeated experiences with major depressive disorder (MDD) may strengthen associations between negative thinking and dysphoria, rendering negative cognition more accessible and pronounced with each episode. According to cognitive theory, greater negative cognition should lead to a more protracted episode of depression. In this study of 121 adults…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Depression (Psychology), Correlation, Negative Attitudes
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Hawley, Lance L.; Ho, Moon-Ho Ringo; Zuroff, David C.; Blatt, Sidney J. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2007
Psychotherapy and medication treatments are both effective in reducing depressive symptoms. However, only psychotherapy provides an enduring effect by reducing depressive vulnerability following treatment termination. This differential efficacy may reflect mode-specific effects on the longitudinal relationship between depression and stress. The…
Descriptors: Psychotherapy, Depression (Psychology), Stress Management, Outcomes of Treatment
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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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Stulz, Niklaus; Lutz, Wolfgang; Leach, Chris; Lucock, Mike; Barkham, Michael – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2007
Although improvement of clients' state is a central concern for psychotherapy, relatively little is known about how change in outcome variables unfolds during psychotherapy. Client progress may follow highly variable temporal courses, and this variation in treatment courses may have important clinical implications. By analyzing treatment progress…
Descriptors: Psychotherapy, Depression (Psychology), Clinics, Outcomes of Treatment
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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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Greene, Barbara; Blanchard, Edward B. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1994
Randomly assigned 20 patients with irritable bowel syndrome to intensive, individualized cognitive therapy or to daily gastrointestinal symptom monitoring. Pre- to posttreatment evaluations showed significantly greater gastrointestinal symptom reduction for those receiving cognitive therapy than for those in symptom monitoring. At posttreatment,…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Cognitive Restructuring, Comparative Analysis, Counseling Effectiveness