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Carrigan, Neil; Allez, Kate – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2017
Background: One of the difficulties in assessing and treating PTSD in people with intellectual disability is that it may not present with the typical symptoms associated with the disorder. This may be why there is a dearth of literature on the treatment of PTSD using cognitive behavioural approaches for people with intellectual disability (e.g.…
Descriptors: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Behavior Modification, Cognitive Restructuring
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Monti, Fiorella; Tonetti, Lorenzo; Ricci Bitti, Pio Enrico – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
This work aimed to evaluate the short-term effectiveness of psychotherapy delivered at the counselling service of the University of Bologna (Italy), by means of a single group longitudinal study including a 6-months follow-up. To this end, sixty-six students completed the 6-months follow-up and filled in the Symptom Questionnaire (SQ) three times,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Psychotherapy, Counseling Effectiveness
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Salloum, Alison; Scheeringa, Michael S.; Cohen, Judith A.; Storch, Eric A. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2015
Background: In order to develop Stepped Care trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT), a definition of early response/non-response is needed to guide decisions about the need for subsequent treatment. Objective: The purpose of this article is to (1) establish criterion for defining an early indicator of response/non-response to the…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Treatment, Young Children, Cognitive Restructuring, Behavior Modification
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Smith-Boydston, Julianne M.; Holtzman, Rochelle J.; Roberts, Michael C. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2014
Background: Multisystemic therapy (MST) has been shown to be effective in treating delinquent behavior in youth. However, some community agencies with MST programs are unable to afford the ongoing costs of licensure and quality assurance oversight provided by MST services. Objective: The present study utilized retrospective archival analyses of…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Therapy, Delinquency, Behavior Modification
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Jennings, Jerry L.; Apsche, Jack A.; Blossom, Paige; Bayles, Corliss – International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy, 2013
Although mindfulness has become a mainstream methodology in mental health treatment, it is a relatively new approach with adolescents, and perhaps especially youth with sexual behavior problems. Nevertheless, clinical experience and several empirical studies are available to show the effectiveness of a systematic mindfulness- based methodology for…
Descriptors: Perception, Attention Control, Outcomes of Treatment, Cognitive Restructuring
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Schare, Mitchell L.; Wyatt, Kristin P. – Behavior Modification, 2013
Four articles examining methodological applications of exposure therapy and its limited dissemination were briefly reviewed. Methodological articles included those by Abramowitz et al., Gryczkowski et al., and Weiner and McKay, which addressed couple treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), modification of evidence-based anxiety…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Behavior Disorders, Anxiety, Counseling Effectiveness
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Rengasamy, Manivel; Mansoor, Brandon M.; Hilton, Robert; Porta, Giovanna; He, Jiayan; Emslie, Graham J.; Mayes, Taryn; Clarke, Gregory N.; Wagner, Karen Dineen; Keller, Martin B.; Ryan, Neal D.; Birmaher, Boris; Shamseddeen, Wael; Asarnow, Joan Rosenbaum; Brent, David A. – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2013
Objective: To examine the bidirectional relationship between parent-child discord and treatment outcome for adolescent treatment-resistant depression. Method: Depressed youth who had not responded to an adequate course of a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) were randomized to either a switch to another SSRI or venlafaxine, with or…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Therapy, Adolescents, Parents
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McGillivray, Jane A.; Kershaw, Mavis M. – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2013
It has been estimated that people with ID experience the same and possibly higher levels of depression than the general population. Referral to a General Medical Practitioner (GP) for primary care is recommended practice for people with depression and cognitive behavioural (CB) therapy is now an accepted evidence based intervention. A growing body…
Descriptors: Health Services, At Risk Persons, Intervention, Depression (Psychology)
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Hood, N. E.; Ferketich, A. K.; Paskett, E. D.; Wewers, M. E. – Health Education Research, 2013
Lay health advisers (LHAs) are increasingly used to deliver tobacco dependence treatment, especially with low-socioeconomic status (SES) populations. More information is needed about treatment adherence to help interpret mixed evidence of LHA intervention effectiveness. This study examined adherence to behavioral counseling and nicotine patches in…
Descriptors: Evidence, Risk, Smoking, Intervention
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Gifford, Clive; Evers, Catherine; Walden, Sarah – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2013
Clinical psychologists are well placed to work with people with learning disabilities given the high prevalence of psychiatric disorders in this population and the specialist training undertaken by psychologists. The evidence for psychological interventions in learning disabilities is scarce compared to the evidence for mainstream psychological…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Attitude Measures, Semi Structured Interviews, Counseling Psychology
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Pincus, Donna B.; Weiner, Courtney L.; Friedman, Alice G. – Child & Family Behavior Therapy, 2012
A number of studies have demonstrated the efficacy of brief cognitive-behavioral interventions for treating childhood nighttime fears. The purpose of the present study is to determine whether behavior changes could be initiated and maintained with home monitoring and reinforcement alone. Sixteen children, ages 6 to 11, with severe, disruptive…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Reinforcement, Intervention, Anxiety
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Bradbury, Thomas N.; Lavner, Justin A. – Behavior Therapy, 2012
Improving intimate relationships with preventive and educational interventions has proven to be more difficult than originally conceived, and earlier models and approaches may be reaching their limits. Basic concerns remain about the long-term effectiveness of these interventions, whether they are reaching and benefiting couples most likely to…
Descriptors: Intervention, Intimacy, Interpersonal Relationship, Therapy
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Ougrin, Dennis; Tranah, Troy; Leigh, Eleanor; Taylor, Lucy; Asarnow, Joan Rosenbaum – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2012
Background: Repeated self-harm in adolescents is common and associated with elevated psychopathology, risk of suicide, and demand for clinical services. Despite recent advances in the understanding and treatment of self-harm there have been few systematic reviews of the topic. Aims: The main aim of this article is to review randomised controlled…
Descriptors: Psychopathology, Adolescents, Psychology, Psychotherapy
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McPherson, Jane – Research on Social Work Practice, 2012
Purpose: This review examines the effectiveness of narrative exposure therapy (NET) , a short-term intervention for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in survivors of mass violence and torture, who have often suffered multiple traumas over several years. Methods: Randomized control trials were reviewed if they measured PTSD outcome and were…
Descriptors: Research Design, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Therapy, Social Work
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Bhar, Sunil S.; Brown, Gregory K. – Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 2012
This article describes a cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) intervention for suicide prevention in older adults. Although many studies have found that CBT interventions are efficacious for reducing depressive symptoms in the elderly, researchers have yet to evaluate the efficacy of such interventions for preventing suicide or reducing suicide risk…
Descriptors: Prevention, Behavior Modification, Suicide, At Risk Persons
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