Affiliation: University of Reading
- Cognitive, affective, and behavioral characteristics of mothers with anxiety disorders in the context of child anxiety disorderCathy Creswell
Winnicott Research Unit, School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences, University of Reading, Reading, UK
J Abnorm Psychol 122:26-38. 2013..The findings identify potential cognitive, affective, and behavioral targets to improve treatment outcomes for children with anxiety disorders in the context of a current maternal anxiety disorder...
- Interpretation bias and anxiety in childhood: stability, specificity and longitudinal associationsCathy Creswell
School of Psychology, University of Reading, 3 Earley Gate, Whiteknights, Reading, UK
Behav Cogn Psychother 39:191-204. 2011..To address this, a prospective investigation of the stability and specificity of anxious cognitions and anxiety and the relationship between these factors was conducted...
- Treatment of child anxiety: an exploratory study of the role of maternal anxiety and behaviours in treatment outcomeCathy Creswell
School of Psychology, University of Reading, RG6 6AL, UK
Clin Psychol Psychother 15:38-44. 2008..The results suggest that in the context of maternal anxiety disorder, child treatment outcome may be improved by specifically targeting parenting behaviours...
- Threat interpretation in anxious children and their mothers: comparison with nonclinical children and the effects of treatmentCathy Creswell
School of Psychology, Winnicott Research Unit, University of Reading, 3 Earley Gate, Whiteknights, PO Box 218, Reading RG6 6AL, UK
Behav Res Ther 43:1375-81. 2005..Furthermore, mothers' and children's threat interpretation correlated significantly. Following treatment for child anxiety, both children and their mothers reported a reduction in threat interpretation...
- Doll play narratives about starting school in children of socially anxious mothers, and their relation to subsequent child school-based anxietyLaura Pass
Winnicott Research Unit, School of Psychology, University of Reading, Reading, West Berkshire, RG6 6AL, UK
J Abnorm Child Psychol 40:1375-84. 2012..There were no effects of infant behavioral inhibition or attachment. Vulnerability in young children at risk of anxiety can be identified using Doll Play narratives...
- Parenting by anxious mothers: effects of disorder subtype, context and child characteristicsLynne Murray
Winnicott Research Unit, School of Psychology, University of Reading, Reading, UK
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 53:188-96. 2012..There has been increasing research interest in parenting by anxious adults; however, little is known about anxiety-subtype effects, or effects of the context in which parenting is assessed...
- The effects of maternal social phobia on mother-infant interactions and infant social responsivenessLynne Murray
Winnicott Research Unit, School of Psychology, University of Reading, UK
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:45-52. 2007..Research on the effects of social phobia on parenting has been subject to problems of small sample size, heterogeneity of samples and lack of specificity of observational frameworks. We addressed these problems in the current study...
- Worry and problem-solving skills and beliefs in primary school childrenMonika Parkinson
Berkshire Child Anxiety Clinic, University of Reading, UK
Br J Clin Psychol 50:106-12. 2011..To examine the association between worry and problem-solving skills and beliefs (confidence and perceived control) in primary school children...
- The impact of maternal control on children's anxious cognitions, behaviours and affect: an experimental studyKerstin Thirlwall
Berkshire Child Anxiety Clinic, Winnicott Research Unit, School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences, University of Reading, Berkshire RG6 6AL, UK
Behav Res Ther 48:1041-6. 2010..These findings are consistent with theories that suggest that controlling parenting is a risk factor in the development of childhood anxiety...
- Family treatment of child anxiety: outcomes, limitations and future directionsCathy Creswell
School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences, University of Reading, Reading, UK
Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 10:232-52. 2007..However, for children of anxious parents, FCBT is probably more effective than CCBT. What is most clear is that large, well-designed studies, examining these factors alone and in combination, are now needed...