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Brown, Ben Maurice – Journal of the American College Health Association, 1978
Depressed college students representing several distinct diagnostic groups were studied. Evidence indicates that patients with depressive neurosis show optimal treatment outcomes following tricyclic antidepressant therapy. (JMF)
Descriptors: College Students, Depression (Psychology), Drug Therapy, Higher Education
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Wolpe, Joseph – American Psychologist, 1981
That psychoanalytic theory has not been displaced by the behavioral theory of neurosis is remarkable in view of the persuasive evidence that exists for the efficacy of behavior therapy. One reason for this seems to be the persistence of widespread misperceptions of behavior therapy. (Author)
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Behavior Theories, Clinical Psychology, Mental Health
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Houzel, Didier – Journal of Child Psychotherapy, 2004
Starting from Frances Tustin's description of failure of the containing function in autistic children due to a splitting between the masculine and feminine aspects of the containing object, the author suggests that the first stage in the psychoanalytic treatment of an autistic child consists in restoring that function by working through what he…
Descriptors: Fantasy, Autism, Neurosis, Psychiatry
Greenspan, Stanley I., Ed.; Pollock, George H., Ed. – 1981
The volumes that make up "The Course of Life" series represent original contributions from international scientists and clinicians who have produced much current knowledge about the phases of human personality development. The chapters in Volume III discuss adulthood from various perspectives. Contributions cover the continuum of human…
Descriptors: Adults, Aging (Individuals), Depression (Psychology), Developmental Stages
Cohon, Donald J., Jr. – 1977
This paper provides counselors and social service case workers serving Indochinese refugees in northern California with guidelines for identifying, treating and making referrals of clients with emotional problems. Freud's theory of trauma neurosis and its effect on refugees' language acquisition, learning ability and job readiness are described.…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adjustment (to Environment), Asian Americans, Cultural Differences
Whitaker, Carl A. – 1974
It is postulated that the standard framework for psychotherapy, a cooperative transference neurosis, does not validly carry over to the successful psychotherapy of a two-generation family group. In many disturbed families, the necessary and sufficient dynamics for change must be initiated, controlled, and augmented by a group dynamic power-play,…
Descriptors: Counseling Theories, Counselor Role, Family Counseling, Group Dynamics
Hanfmann, Eugenia – 1978
Clinical professionals are offered practical guidelines for organizing psychological counseling services that will be acceptable and available to large numbers of students without being exorbitantly expensive. Detailed accounts are given on therapeutic and administrative procedures that have proven highly effective at Brandeis University's…
Descriptors: Ancillary Services, Case Studies, College Students, Cost Effectiveness
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Walshe, R. D. – English in Australia, 1980
Advocates teachers' use of personal writing for both personal and professional well being. (RL)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Change Strategies, Individual Development, Personal Writing
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Goldenberg, Herbert; Goldenberg, Irene – Exceptional Children, 1970
Descriptors: Anxiety, Behavior Problems, Child Psychology, Emotional Disturbances
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Maeda, Naoki – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
Morita therapy, developed by Shoma Morita (1874-1938) in Japan, is a type of psychotherapy that has been applied to deal with neurotic symptoms. This therapeutic approach is based on the conviction that neurotic symptoms are universal issues that eventually subside if the symptoms are accepted and everyday activities are carried out. By examining…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Psychotherapy, Counseling Techniques, Neurosis
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Greenberg, Roger P. – American Psychologist, 2010
Fox and his colleagues (May-June 2009) listed three occurrences beginning in the 1980s that have dampened psychologists' desires to procure the right to prescribe psychotropic medications. That research review highlighted the fact that antidepressants produce a very modest effect at best when compared with placebos. I briefly summarize here some…
Descriptors: Psychologists, Drug Therapy, Depression (Psychology), Neurosis
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Wang, Shuo; Zhou, Ya; Yu, Shi; Ran, Li-Wen; Liu, Xiang-Ping; Chen, Yu-Fei – Research on Social Work Practice, 2017
Objective: This study tested the efficacy of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), compared with Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), in alleviating academic procrastination. Method: A total of 60 (53.3% male) undergraduates suffering from academic procrastination were randomly assigned to two treatment groups (ACT and CBT) and a control group.…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Cognitive Restructuring, Psychotherapy, Comparative Analysis
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Valero-Aguayo, Luis; Ferro-Garcia, Rafael; Lopez-Bermudez, Miguel Angel; de Huralde, Ma. Angeles Selva-Lopez – International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy, 2012
The Experiencing of Self Scale (EOSS) was created for the evaluation of Functional Analytic Psychotherapy (Kohlenberg & Tsai, 1991, 2001, 2008) in relation to the concept of the experience of personal self as socially and verbally constructed. This paper presents a reliability and validity study of the EOSS with a Spanish sample (582…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Psychotherapy, Psychology, Reliability
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Espasa, Francisco Palacio – Journal of Child Psychotherapy, 2004
In this article the author discusses some of the indications for short- or long-term parent-infant psychotherapeutic interventions in terms of what he defines as "problems of parenthood" and "problems of parental narcissism". Brief parent-infant psychotherapeutic interventions are most frequently indicated in the case of the former: more neurotic…
Descriptors: Infants, Parents, Psychotherapy, Intervention
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Tori, Christopher; Worell, Leonard – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1973
This study compared counterconditioning, expectancy and cognitive coping variables in reducing fear and anxiety of snake-phobic college students. The outcome measures of the high-expectancy placebo group and the two cognitive-coping groups were significantly superior to those of the counter-conditioning and no-treatment groups, thus supporting the…
Descriptors: Behavior Theories, Conditioning, Desensitization, Expectation
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