Cecilia A Essau

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Affiliation: Roehampton University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Integrating video-feedback and cognitive preparation, social skills training and behavioural activation in a cognitive behavioural therapy in the treatment of childhood anxiety
    Cecilia A Essau
    Department of Psychology, University of Roehampton, Whitelands College, Holybourne Avenue, London SW15 4JD, UK Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 167:261-7. 2014
  2. pmc Anxiety disorders in adolescents and psychosocial outcomes at age 30
    Cecilia A Essau
    Department of Psychology, University of Roehampton, Whitelands College, Holybourne Avenue, London SW15 4JD, UK Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 163:125-32. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychopathological symptoms in two generations of the same family: a cross-cultural comparison
    Cecilia A Essau
    Department of Psychology, Whitelands College, University of Roehampton, Holybourne Avenue, London, SW15 4JD, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:2017-26. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Iranian adolescents' ability to recognize depression and beliefs about preventative strategies, treatments and causes of depression
    Cecilia A Essau
    Department of Psychology, University of Roehampton, Whitelands College, London, UK
    J Affect Disord 149:152-9. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint A Japanese form of social anxiety (taijin kyofusho): frequency and correlates in two generations of the same family
    Cecilia A Essau
    Department of Psychology, Roehampton University, London, UK
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 58:635-42. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms among children and adolescents in Iran: a confirmatory factor analytic study of the centre for epidemiological studies depression scale for children
    Cecilia A Essau
    Department of Psychology, Whitelands College, University of Roehampton, Holybourne Avenue, London, SW15 4JD, UK
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 44:123-36. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the Strength and Difficulties Questionnaire from five European countries
    Cecilia A Essau
    Department of Psychology, Roehampton University, London, UK
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 21:232-45. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint The structure of anxiety symptoms among adolescents in Iran: a confirmatory factor analytic study of the Spence Children's Anxiety Scale
    Cecilia A Essau
    University of Roehampton, UK
    J Anxiety Disord 26:871-8. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevention of anxiety symptoms in children: results from a universal school-based trial
    Cecilia A Essau
    Department of Psychology, Roehampton University, Whitelands College, Holybourne Avenue, London SW15 4JD, UK
    Behav Ther 43:450-64. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the Spence Children's Anxiety Scale (SCAS) in Cypriot children and adolescents
    Cecilia A Essau
    Department of Psychology, Whitelands College, Roehampton University, London, UK
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 42:557-68. 2011

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Integrating video-feedback and cognitive preparation, social skills training and behavioural activation in a cognitive behavioural therapy in the treatment of childhood anxiety
    Cecilia A Essau
    Department of Psychology, University of Roehampton, Whitelands College, Holybourne Avenue, London SW15 4JD, UK Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 167:261-7. 2014
    ..SSL is based on the principles of cognitive-behaviour therapy (CBT), behavioural activation, social skills training, and uses video-feedback and cognitive preparation as part of the treatment...
  2. pmc Anxiety disorders in adolescents and psychosocial outcomes at age 30
    Cecilia A Essau
    Department of Psychology, University of Roehampton, Whitelands College, Holybourne Avenue, London SW15 4JD, UK Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 163:125-32. 2014
    ..Anxiety disorders are associated with adverse psychosocial functioning, and are predictive of a wide range of psychiatric disorders in adulthood...
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychopathological symptoms in two generations of the same family: a cross-cultural comparison
    Cecilia A Essau
    Department of Psychology, Whitelands College, University of Roehampton, Holybourne Avenue, London, SW15 4JD, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:2017-26. 2013
    ..The main aims of the present study were to compare the frequency and correlates of psychopathological symptoms in two generations of the same family in Japan and in England...
  4. ncbi request reprint Iranian adolescents' ability to recognize depression and beliefs about preventative strategies, treatments and causes of depression
    Cecilia A Essau
    Department of Psychology, University of Roehampton, Whitelands College, London, UK
    J Affect Disord 149:152-9. 2013
    ..Since depression often has its onset during adolescence, knowledge about adolescents' ability to recognize depression and their beliefs about preventative strategies, treatments, and causes of depression are of importance...
  5. ncbi request reprint A Japanese form of social anxiety (taijin kyofusho): frequency and correlates in two generations of the same family
    Cecilia A Essau
    Department of Psychology, Roehampton University, London, UK
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 58:635-42. 2012
    ..One specific type of social anxiety, occurring primarily in Japanese culture, is called taijin kyofusho. Taijin kyofusho is characterized by an intense fear that one's body parts or functions displease, embarrass or are offensive to others...
  6. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms among children and adolescents in Iran: a confirmatory factor analytic study of the centre for epidemiological studies depression scale for children
    Cecilia A Essau
    Department of Psychology, Whitelands College, University of Roehampton, Holybourne Avenue, London, SW15 4JD, UK
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 44:123-36. 2013
    ..To conclude, the CES-DC proved to be a reliable and valid measure of depressive symptoms in the Iranian context...
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the Strength and Difficulties Questionnaire from five European countries
    Cecilia A Essau
    Department of Psychology, Roehampton University, London, UK
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 21:232-45. 2012
    ..When the reversed items were removed, the goodness-of-fit improved significantly for the total sample and in each country. It is therefore recommended that the reversed items be removed or re-worded in future studies...
  8. ncbi request reprint The structure of anxiety symptoms among adolescents in Iran: a confirmatory factor analytic study of the Spence Children's Anxiety Scale
    Cecilia A Essau
    University of Roehampton, UK
    J Anxiety Disord 26:871-8. 2012
    ..Confirmatory factor analyses revealed the same 6-factor structure as the original SCAS. The SCAS proved to be a reliable and valid measure of anxiety symptoms among adolescents in Iran...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevention of anxiety symptoms in children: results from a universal school-based trial
    Cecilia A Essau
    Department of Psychology, Roehampton University, Whitelands College, Holybourne Avenue, London SW15 4JD, UK
    Behav Ther 43:450-64. 2012
    ..This study provides empirical evidence for the utility of the FRIENDS program in reducing anxiety and depressive symptoms among German children...
  10. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the Spence Children's Anxiety Scale (SCAS) in Cypriot children and adolescents
    Cecilia A Essau
    Department of Psychology, Whitelands College, Roehampton University, London, UK
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 42:557-68. 2011
    ..Confirmatory factor analyses revealed the same six-factor structure as the original SCAS. The SCAS proved to be a reliable and valid measure of anxiety symptoms in the Cypriot context...
  11. ncbi request reprint Anxiety symptoms among adolescents in Japan and England: their relationship with self-construals and social support
    Cecilia A Essau
    Department of Psychology, Roehampton University, London, United Kingdom
    Depress Anxiety 28:509-18. 2011
    ..The main aim of this study was to compare the frequency and correlates of anxiety symptoms among adolescents in Japan and England...
  12. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the Spence Child Anxiety Scale with adolescents from five European countries
    Cecilia A Essau
    Department of Psychology, Roehampton University, Whitelands College, Holybourne Avenue, London SW15 4JD, UK
    J Anxiety Disord 25:19-27. 2011
    ..Our findings suggest that the SCAS is suitable for assessing anxiety disorder symptoms in adolescents in Germany, the UK, Cyprus, Sweden, and in Italy...
  13. pmc Gender differences in the developmental course of depression
    Cecilia A Essau
    Department of Psychology, Roehampton University, Whitelands College, Holybourne Avenue, London, UK
    J Affect Disord 127:185-90. 2010
    ..This study examined gender differences in the developmental course (i.e., incidence, duration, number of depressive episodes, and recovery rates) of MDD in non-referred adolescents and young adults...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of substance use disorders among community-based and high-risk adolescents
    Cecilia A Essau
    Centre for Applied Research and Assessment in Child and Adolescent Wellbeing CARACAW, Department of Psychology, Roehampton University, Whitelands College, Holybourne Avenue, London SW15 4JD, United Kingdom
    Psychiatry Res 185:176-84. 2011
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  15. ncbi request reprint Course and outcome of major depressive disorder in non-referred adolescents
    Cecilia A Essau
    School of Human and Life Sciences, Roehampton University, Whitelands College, Holybourne Avenue, London SW15 4JD, UK
    J Affect Disord 99:191-201. 2007
    ..Therefore, the aims of this article were to examine the course and outcome of MDD in non-referred adolescents, and to examine factors related to its stability...
  16. ncbi request reprint Anxiety symptoms in Chinese and German adolescents: their relationship with early learning experiences, perfectionism, and learning motivation
    Cecilia A Essau
    Clinical and Health Psychology Research Centre, School of Human and Life Sciences, Roehampton University, London, United Kingdom
    Depress Anxiety 25:801-10. 2008
    ..e., instrumental learning) and with parental verbal transmission about the danger of anxiety (i.e., informational learning). The findings underscore the importance of cultural factors on adolescent's anxiety...
  17. ncbi request reprint Course and outcome of somatoform disorders in non-referred adolescents
    Cecilia A Essau
    School of Human and Life Sciences, Roehampton University, Whitelands College, London, UK
    Psychosomatics 48:502-9. 2007
    ..Factors related to the chronicity of somatoform disorders included gender, comorbid depressive disorders, parental psychiatric disorders, and negative life events. Somatoform disorders showed a heterogeneous pattern of course...
  18. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of depressive disorders among adolescents in community and clinical settings
    Cecilia A Essau
    School of Human and Life Sciences, Roehampton University, Whitelands College, Holybourne Avenue, London SW15 4JD, United Kingdom
    Psychiatry Res 158:35-42. 2008
    ..The findings suggest the need to design assessment and intervention strategies to deal with adolescents with multiple disorders...
  19. ncbi request reprint The facets of anxiety sensitivity in adolescents
    Cecilia A Essau
    School of Human and Life Sciences, Roehampton University, Whitelands College, Holybourne Avenue, London SW15 4JD, UK
    J Anxiety Disord 24:23-9. 2010
    ..The CASI is a potentially useful measure to include in longitudinal studies that examine the development of childhood and adolescent anxiety disorders...
  20. ncbi request reprint Callous-unemotional traits in a community sample of adolescents
    Cecilia A Essau
    Roehampton University, London, UK
    Assessment 13:454-69. 2006
    ..Furthermore, the traits showed predicted associations with sensation seeking and the Big Five personality dimensions, supporting the construct validity of the measure of CU traits...
  21. ncbi request reprint Frequency and patterns of mental health services utilization among adolescents with anxiety and depressive disorders
    Cecilia A Essau
    School of Human and Life Sciences, Roehampton University, Whitelands College, London, UK
    Depress Anxiety 22:130-7. 2005
    ..The implication of the results in terms of tailoring services for children and adolescents with anxiety and depressive disorders are discussed...
  22. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of anxiety disorders in adolescents
    Cecilia A Essau
    Westfalische Wilhelms Universitat Munster, Psychologisches Institut I, Munster, Germany
    Depress Anxiety 18:1-6. 2003
    ..The effect of comorbidity on mental health services utilization was stronger in males than females. The findings suggest the need to design intervention strategies to deal with cases with multiple disorders...
  23. ncbi request reprint Course and outcome of anxiety disorders in adolescents
    Cecilia A Essau
    Westfalische Wilhelms Universitat Munster, Psychologisches Institut 1, Germany
    J Anxiety Disord 16:67-81. 2002
    ..Despite these high levels of psychosocial impairment, only a few of them did seek professional help in the last 12 months before the T2-interview...
  24. ncbi request reprint Dimensionality and psychometric invariance of the Youth Self-Report Form of the Child Behavior Checklist in cross-national settings
    Michael Canute Lambert
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Assessment 14:231-45. 2007
    ..Addressing psychometric variance, limiting redundancy, and matching children's psychopathological severity levels with items measuring this severity might promote more accurate and economical assessment...
  25. ncbi request reprint Anxiety in children: when is it classed as a disorder that should be treated?
    Cecilia A Essau
    Expert Rev Neurother 7:909-11. 2007
  26. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the Spence Children's Anxiety Scale and the Screen for Child Anxiety Related Emotional Disorders in German children
    Cecilia A Essau
    Psychologisches Institut I, Westfalische Wilhelms Universitat Munster, Germany
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 33:1-18. 2002
    ..The utility of the SCAS and the SCARED as screening instruments for anxiety symptoms in children is briefly discussed...