ERIC Number: EJ828894
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Dec
Abstractor: As Provided
Child versus Family Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy in Clinically Anxious Youth: An Efficacy and Partial Effectiveness Study
Bodden, Denise H. M.; Bogels, Susan M.; Nauta, Maaike H.; De Hann, Else; Ringrose, Jaap; Appelboom, Carla; Brinkman, Andries G.; Appelboom-Geerts, Karen C. M. M. J.
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v47 n12 p1384 Dec 2008
Child-focused and family-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for 128 children with clinical anxiety disorders and their parents were compared in terms of efficacy and partial effectiveness. Results indicate that 53% of the children under the child CBT became free of anxiety disorders at posttreamtent compared to only 28% under family CBT. The advantages of child CBT over family CBT are examined.
Descriptors: Cognitive Restructuring, Therapy, Anxiety Disorders, Behavior Modification, Counseling Techniques, Counseling Effectiveness, Comparative Analysis, Family Counseling, Child Health
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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