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Waldron, Holly Barrett; Turner, Charles W. – Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 2008
This review synthesized findings from 17 studies since 1998 regarding evaluation of outpatient treatments for adolescent substance abuse. These studies represented systematic design advances in adolescent clinical trial science. The research examined 46 different intervention conditions with a total sample of 2,307 adolescents. The sample included…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Behavior Modification, Adolescents, Family Counseling
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Keel, Pamela K.; Haedt, Alissa – Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 2008
Eating disorders represent a significant source of psychological impairment among adolescents. However, most controlled treatment studies have focused on adult populations. This review provides a synthesis of existing data concerning the efficacy of various psychosocial interventions for eating disorders in adolescent samples. Modes of therapy…
Descriptors: Eating Disorders, Adolescents, Cognitive Restructuring, Young Adults
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Southam-Gerow, Michael A.; Silverman, Wendy K.; Kendall, Philip C. – Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 2006
Some evidence suggests that research and service clinics differ on treatment-relevant dimensions, but no study has examined whether research clinics (RCs) themselves differ. We compared 2 samples of children and adolescents (ages 7 to 17 years) with anxiety disorders treated in 2 different university-based child anxiety RCs, one in Philadelphia (n…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Children, Comparative Analysis, Adolescents