A Christensen

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Couple and individual adjustment for 2 years following a randomized clinical trial comparing traditional versus integrative behavioral couple therapy
    Andrew Christensen
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:1180-91. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Interventions for couples
    A Christensen
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles 90095, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 50:165-90. 1999
  3. doi request reprint Marital status and satisfaction five years following a randomized clinical trial comparing traditional versus integrative behavioral couple therapy
    Andrew Christensen
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 78:225-35. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Methodologically sound, cost-effective research on the outcome of couple therapy
    Andrew Christensen
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Fam Psychol 19:6-17. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Traditional versus integrative behavioral couple therapy for significantly and chronically distressed married couples
    Andrew Christensen
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 72:176-91. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint The enhancement of traditional behavioral couples therapy: consideration of individual factors and dyadic development
    E Lawrence
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1563, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 18:745-64. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint Acceptance in romantic relationships: the frequency and acceptability of partner behavior inventory
    Brian D Doss
    Department of Psychology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4235, USA
    Psychol Assess 18:289-302. 2006
  8. pmc Physiology of membrane oestrogen receptor signalling in reproduction
    P Micevych
    Department of Neurobiology, Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Neuroendocrinol 21:249-56. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Antecedents and consequences of demand/withdraw
    Meghan M McGinn
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Fam Psychol 23:749-57. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Who's dragging their feet? Husbands and wives seeking marital therapy
    Brian D Doss
    Department of Psychology, Box 156304, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 29:165-77. 2003

Research Grants

  1. Acceptance and Change in Marital Therapy (RMI)
    Andrew Christensen; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. Acceptance and Change in Marital Therapy.
    Andrew Christensen; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Couple and individual adjustment for 2 years following a randomized clinical trial comparing traditional versus integrative behavioral couple therapy
    Andrew Christensen
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:1180-91. 2006
    ..Given that this sample was selected for its significant and chronic distress, the data are encouraging about the long-term impact of behavioral couple therapy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Interventions for couples
    A Christensen
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles 90095, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 50:165-90. 1999
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  3. doi request reprint Marital status and satisfaction five years following a randomized clinical trial comparing traditional versus integrative behavioral couple therapy
    Andrew Christensen
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 78:225-35. 2010
    ..To follow distressed married couples for 5 years after their participation in a randomized clinical trial...
  4. ncbi request reprint Methodologically sound, cost-effective research on the outcome of couple therapy
    Andrew Christensen
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Fam Psychol 19:6-17. 2005
    ..Mindful of the potential expense of outcome research, the authors suggest ways in which questions can be investigated cost effectively...
  5. ncbi request reprint Traditional versus integrative behavioral couple therapy for significantly and chronically distressed married couples
    Andrew Christensen
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 72:176-91. 2004
    ..B. Spanier, 1976). Measures of communication also showed improvement for both groups. Measures of individual functioning improved as marital satisfaction improved...
  6. ncbi request reprint The enhancement of traditional behavioral couples therapy: consideration of individual factors and dyadic development
    E Lawrence
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1563, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 18:745-64. 1998
    ..Throughout, we have proposed utilizing TBCT as a starting point, and considering ways to enhance TBCT specifically, as it is the marital therapy for which we have the most information and empirical support...
  7. ncbi request reprint Acceptance in romantic relationships: the frequency and acceptability of partner behavior inventory
    Brian D Doss
    Department of Psychology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4235, USA
    Psychol Assess 18:289-302. 2006
    ..Furthermore, the factors were internally consistent, correlated with relationship satisfaction, and differentiated couples seeking marital therapy from nondistressed couples in the community...
  8. pmc Physiology of membrane oestrogen receptor signalling in reproduction
    P Micevych
    Department of Neurobiology, Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Neuroendocrinol 21:249-56. 2009
    ..The ERalpha-mGluR1a interaction is necessary for critical calcium flux. These two examples provide support for the hypothesis that membrane ERs are not themselves G-protein receptors; rather, they use mGluRs to signal...
  9. doi request reprint Antecedents and consequences of demand/withdraw
    Meghan M McGinn
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Fam Psychol 23:749-57. 2009
    ..Results were generally replicated across both self-report and coder ratings of demand/withdraw...
  10. ncbi request reprint Who's dragging their feet? Husbands and wives seeking marital therapy
    Brian D Doss
    Department of Psychology, Box 156304, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 29:165-77. 2003
    ..Implications for marital therapy are discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Birds of a feather or strange birds? Ties among personality dimensions, similarity, and marital quality
    Krista S Gattis
    Department of Psychology, 1285 Franz Hall, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Fam Psychol 18:564-74. 2004
    ..This suggests that nonpathological variations in these personality dimensions do not contribute to satisfaction, and that similarity between partners' personalities may not be closely tied to marital happiness...
  12. ncbi request reprint Acceptance versus change interventions in behavioral couple therapy: impact on couples' in-session communication
    J V Cordova
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington 61820, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 24:437-55. 1998
    ..Increases in nonblaming descriptions of problems were significantly correlated with increases in marital satisfaction...
  13. doi request reprint Low-level relationship aggression and couple therapy outcomes
    Lorelei E Simpson
    Department of Psychology, Southern Methodist University, Dedman College, Dallas, TX 75275 0442, USA
    J Fam Psychol 22:102-11. 2008
    ..In addition, couples maintained very low levels of physical aggression during and after treatment and showed reductions in psychological aggression when relationship and individual functioning improved...
  14. doi request reprint Gender, topic, and time in observed demand-withdraw interaction in cross- and same-sex couples
    Brian R Baucom
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, 3620 South McClintock Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    J Fam Psychol 24:233-42. 2010
    ..Finally, higher levels of total demand-withdraw behaviors were associated with lower levels of relationship satisfaction for all couple types. Implications of results for refinement of models of demand-withdraw behavior are discussed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Differences between husbands' and wives' approach to infertility affect marital communication and adjustment
    Lauri A Pasch
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Fertil Steril 77:1241-7. 2002
    ..To test a theoretical model of the effect on marital communication and adjustment of men's and women's approach to infertility...
  16. ncbi request reprint Improving relationships: mechanisms of change in couple therapy
    Brian D Doss
    University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:624-33. 2005
    ..Research and clinical implications are discussed...
  17. doi request reprint Prediction of response to treatment in a randomized clinical trial of couple therapy: a 2-year follow-up
    Brian R Baucom
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:160-73. 2009
    ..Findings are discussed with regard to existing work on prediction of treatment response, and directions for further study are offered...
  18. ncbi request reprint Spousal agreement regarding relationship aggression on the Conflict Tactics Scale-2
    Lorelei E Simpson
    Department of Psychology, University of California, USA
    Psychol Assess 17:423-32. 2005
    ..In addition, both husbands and wives showed higher agreement on items rated as more objective and specific. The implications of these findings for researchers and clinicians are discussed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Infidelity in couples seeking marital therapy
    David C Atkins
    Travis Research Institute, Fuller Graduate School of Psychology, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    J Fam Psychol 19:470-3. 2005
    ..Men who had participated in affairs showed increased substance use, were older, and were more sexually dissatisfied. Results offer initial clues to concomitants of affairs for couple therapists...
  20. ncbi request reprint Demand-withdraw communication in severely distressed, moderately distressed, and nondistressed couples: rigidity and polarity during relationship and personal problem discussions
    Kathleen A Eldridge
    Graduate School of Education and Psychology, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA 90263 4608, USA
    J Fam Psychol 21:218-26. 2007
    ..Across the relationship and personal problem discussions, a pattern of gender polarity emerged when husbands held the burden of changing...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prediction of response to treatment in a randomized clinical trial of marital therapy
    David C Atkins
    Travis Research Institute, Fuller Graduate School of Psychology, Pasadena, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:893-903. 2005
    ..Findings are considered in light of the previous literature on predicting response to marital therapy...
  22. doi request reprint Observed communication and associations with satisfaction during traditional and integrative behavioral couple therapy
    Mia Sevier
    California State University, Fullerton, CA 92834, USA
    Behav Ther 39:137-50. 2008
    ..However, no treatment differences in these associations were found. Differences in rule-governed and contingency-shaped behavior change strategies between the two therapies and implications of findings are discussed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Relationship violence among couples seeking therapy: common couple violence or battering?
    Lorelei E Simpson
    Southern Methodist University, TX 75275, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 33:270-83. 2007
    ..Clinical and research implications are discussed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Infidelity and behavioral couple therapy: optimism in the face of betrayal
    David C Atkins
    Travis Research Institute, Fuller Graduate School of Psychology, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:144-50. 2005
    ..Implications for therapy with infidelity couples are discussed...

Research Grants4

  1. Acceptance and Change in Marital Therapy (RMI)
    Andrew Christensen; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The research results will have direct relevance to the creation, revision, and streamlining of psychotherapies leading to more effective and less expensive psychotherapy and would also impact the training of therapists. ..
  2. Acceptance and Change in Marital Therapy.
    Andrew Christensen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The currently proposed study will add substantially to our knowledge of couple therapy by providing data on its long-term outcome, process, and mechanism of change. ..