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dc.contributor.authorBarrett, Paula
dc.date.accessioned2020-03-18T06:17:16Z
dc.date.available2020-03-18T06:17:16Z
dc.date.issued1998
dc.identifier.issn15374416
dc.identifier.doi10.1207/s15374424jccp2704_10
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/121704
dc.description.abstractUndertook an evaluation of a cognitive-behavioral group family-based mtewention for childhood anxiety disorders in Brisbane, Australia. The treatment aimed to provide children and their families with skills in the management of anxiety and avoidance, problem solving, and mutual family support. Children (n = 60) ranging from 7 to 14 years old who fulfilled diagnostic criteria for separation anxiety, overanxious disorder, or social phobia were randomly allocated to 3 treatment conditions: group cognitive-behavioral therapy (GROUP-CBT), group cognitive-behavioral therapy plus family management (GROUP-FAM), and wait list (WL). The effectiveness of the interventions was evaluated at posttreatment and 12month follow-up. Results indicated that across treatment conditions, 64.8% of children no longer fulfilled diagnostic criteria for an anxiety disorder in comparison with 25.2% of children on the wait list. At 12-month FU, 64.5% of children in the GROUP-CBT group and 84.8% of children in the GROUP-FAM group were diagnosis free. Comparisons of children receiving GROUP-CBT with those receiving GROUP-FAM on self-report measures m d clinician ratings indicated marginal added benefits from GROUP-FAM treatment. Results show that CBT interventions for childhood anxiety disorders can be effectively administered in a group f o m t .
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.languageEnglish
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherTaylor & Francis
dc.publisher.placeUSA
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom459
dc.relation.ispartofpageto468
dc.relation.ispartofissue4
dc.relation.ispartofjournalJournal of Clinical Child Psychology
dc.relation.ispartofvolume27
dc.subject.fieldofresearchPsychology
dc.subject.fieldofresearchCognitive Sciences
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode1701
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode1702
dc.titleEvaluation of cognitive-behavioral group treatments for childhood anxiety disorders
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articles
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articles
gro.facultyGriffith Health, School of Applied Psychology
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text
gro.griffith.authorBarrett, Paula M.


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