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Reardon, Claudia L.; Walaszek, Art – Academic Psychiatry, 2012
Objective: Minimal literature exists on neurology didactic instruction offered to psychiatry residents, and there is no model neurology didactic curriculum offered for psychiatry residency programs. The authors sought to describe the current state of neurology didactic training in psychiatry residencies. Methods: The authors electronically…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Physicians, Psychiatry, Neurology
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Eckstein, Florian; Rüth, Ulrich – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2015
This article examines the use of adventure-based experiential therapy (AET) with child and adolescent psychiatry inpatients. AET environments, indications, practicality, therapeutic effects and research are outlined and clinical findings are reported. Activities such as rock-climbing, exploring a creek and caving are discussed and the limitations…
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Experiential Learning, Counseling Techniques, Children
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Siegel, Matthew; Milligan, Briana; Chemelski, Bruce; Payne, David; Ellsworth, Beth; Harmon, Jamie; Teer, Olivia; Smith, Kahsi A. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2014
Psychiatric hospitalization of children with autism spectrum disorder and/or intellectual disability is common, however, the effectiveness of this intervention is largely unknown. Thirty-eight clinically-referred children 8-19 years old admitted to a specialized inpatient psychiatry unit were assessed by a consistent caregiver on the Aberrant…
Descriptors: Children, Hospitalized Children, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Edwards, Jane – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
Attending personal therapy sessions is a requirement in many counselling and psychotherapy trainings worldwide. More research is needed to establish why the requirement is essential and what it is intended to achieve. This study focused on the question, "what is the rationale for mandated self-development requirements in therapy…
Descriptors: Psychotherapy, Counselor Training, Psychiatry, Therapy
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Early, Maureen C.; Erickson, Craig A.; Wink, Logan K.; McDougle, Christopher J.; Scott, Eric L. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2012
This paper highlights clinical challenges faced when diagnosing and then treating an individual presenting to a child and adolescent psychiatry clinic because of unwelcome comments he made to female peers about their feet. Novel use of exposure therapy helped him effectively decrease his comments from 1 to 2 times per month to once every 6 months.…
Descriptors: Sexual Harassment, Psychiatry, Males, Adolescents
Pfiffner, Linda J.; Rooney, Mary E.; Jiang, Yuanyuan; Haack, Lauren M.; Beaulieu, Allyson; McBurnett, Keith – Grantee Submission, 2018
Objectives: The Collaborative Life Skills (CLS) program is a school-home intervention for students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) symptoms and impairment. CLS integrates school, parent, and student treatments followed by booster sessions during a maintenance period into the subsequent school year. The program is delivered by…
Descriptors: Intervention, Family School Relationship, Daily Living Skills, Elementary School Students
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Becker, Stephen P.; Langberg, Joshua M.; Eadeh, Hana-May; Isaacson, Paul A.; Bourchtein, Elizaveta – Grantee Submission, 2019
Background: Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) experience greater sleep problems than their peers. Although adolescence is generally a developmental period characterized by insufficient sleep, few studies have used a multi-informant, multi-method design, to examine whether sleep differs in adolescents with and without…
Descriptors: Diaries, Sleep, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Comparative Analysis
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Howlin, Patricia; Arciuli, Joanne; Begeer, Sander; Brock, Jon; Clarke, Kristina; Costley, Debra; di Rita, Peter; Falkmer, Torbjorn; Glozier, Nick; Gray, Kylie; Guastella, Adam; Horstead, Siân; Rice, Lauren; Stancliffe, Roger J.; West, Sarah; Yam, Christine; Einfeld, Stewart – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2015
The prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in adults is estimated to be at least 1% (Brugha et al., 2011), yet almost all ASD research focuses on children. Adult intervention studies, in particular, are few in number and poor in quality (Bishop-Fitzpatrick, Minshew, & Eack, 2013), and support networks for adults with ASD are much more…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Intellectual Disability, Adults
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Chandraiah, Shambhavi; Ainlay Anand, Susan; Avent, Lindsay Cherryl – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 2012
This study evaluated the potential benefit of weekly group art therapy in groups of adult psychiatric outpatients at a university medical center. Eighteen patients participated in 4 successive 8-week groups of 6 to 8 patients each that met weekly and were led by 2 therapists (a board-certified art therapist and a psychiatry resident). The…
Descriptors: Art Therapy, Group Therapy, Adults, Patients
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Pfiffner, L. J.; Rooney, M.; Haack, L.; Villodas, M.; Delucchi, K.; McBurnett, K. – Grantee Submission, 2016
Objectives: This study evaluated the efficacy of a novel psychosocial intervention (Collaborative Life Skills, CLS) for primary-school students with ADHD symptoms. CLS is a 12-week program consisting of integrated school, parent, and student treatments delivered by school-based mental health providers. Using a cluster randomized design, CLS was…
Descriptors: Randomized Controlled Trials, Intervention, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Pane, Heather T.; White, Rachel S.; Nadorff, Michael R.; Grills-Taquechel, Amie; Stanley, Melinda A. – Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 2013
Multisystemic therapy (MST) is effective for decreasing or preventing delinquency and other externalizing behaviors and increasing prosocial or adaptive behaviors. The purpose of this project was to review the literature examining the efficacy of MST for other child psychological and health problems reflecting non-externalizing behaviors,…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Child Abuse, Mental Disorders, Emotional Disturbances
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Lichtmacher, Jonathan; Eisendrath, Stuart J.; Haller, Ellen – Academic Psychiatry, 2006
Objective: Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT) for depression is a brief, well researched treatment for acute major depression. This article describes the implementation of IPT as an evidence-based treatment for depression in a psychiatry residency program. Method: The authors tracked the implementation process over 5 years as interpersonal…
Descriptors: Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Depression (Psychology), Outcomes of Treatment
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Drahota, Amy; Wood, Jeffrey J.; Sze, Karen M.; Van Dyke, Marilyn – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2011
CBT is a promising treatment for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and focuses, in part, on children's independence and self-help skills. In a trial of CBT for anxiety in ASD (Wood et al. in J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:224-234, "2009"), children's daily living skills and related parental intrusiveness were assessed. Forty children…
Descriptors: Autism, Psychiatry, Cognitive Restructuring, Daily Living Skills
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Polanin, Joshua R.; Espelage, Dorothy L. – Journal of Behavioral Education, 2015
School bullying and delinquent behaviors are persistent and pervasive problems for schools, and have lasting effects for all individuals involved (Copeland et al., "JAMA Psychiatry" 70:419-426, 2013; Espelage et al., "J Res Adolesc" 24(2):337-349, 2013a). As a result, policymakers and practitioners have attempted to thwart…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Bullying, Delinquency, Intervention
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Ross, Colin A. – Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 2009
The author reviewed a two-part critique of dissociative identity disorder published in the "Canadian Journal of Psychiatry". The two papers contain errors of logic and scholarship. Contrary to the conclusions in the critique, dissociative identity disorder has established diagnostic reliability and concurrent validity, the trauma histories of…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Validity, Reliability, Clinical Diagnosis
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