couples therapy

Summary

Summary: Psychotherapy used specifically for unmarried couples, of mixed or same sex. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Evidence-based approaches to assessing couple distress
    Douglas K Snyder
    Department of Psychology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4235, USA
    Psychol Assess 17:288-307. 2005
  2. ncbi Helping Her Heal: a pilot study of an educational counseling intervention for spouses of women with breast cancer
    Frances Marcus Lewis
    School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Psychooncology 17:131-7. 2008
  3. ncbi Readiness for commitment: applying psychological constructs to pastoral issues in marriage
    Paul Galea
    Faculty of Theology, University of Malta, Malta
    J Pastoral Care Counsel 61:205-13. 2007
  4. ncbi Couples treatment for interpersonal violence: a review of outcome research literature and current clinical practices
    Eric E McCollum
    Marriage and Family Therapy Program, Virginia Tech Northern Virginia Center, Falls Church 22043, USA
    Violence Vict 23:187-201. 2008
  5. ncbi Behavioral couples therapy (BCT) for alcohol and drug use disorders: a meta-analysis
    Mark B Powers
    Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Clinical Psychology, University of Amsterdam, Roetersstraat 15, 1018 WB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Psychol Rev 28:952-62. 2008
  6. pmc Behavioral couples therapy for comorbid substance use disorders and combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder among male veterans: an initial evaluation
    Robert J Rotunda
    University of West Florida, Pensacola, Florida 32514, USA
    Addict Behav 33:180-7. 2008
  7. ncbi [Effects of a brief couples therapy intervention in coronary rehabilitation. A controlled study]
    S Priebe
    Unit for Social and Community Psychiatry, St Bartholomew s and the Royal London School of Medicine University of London, U K
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 51:276-80. 2001
  8. ncbi Effects of coping-oriented couples therapy on depression: a randomized clinical trial
    Guy Bodenmann
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:944-54. 2008
  9. ncbi Learning sobriety together: A randomized clinical trial examining behavioral couples therapy with alcoholic female patients
    William Fals-Stewart
    Addiction and Family Research Group, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:579-91. 2006
  10. ncbi Investigating the effects of marriage and relationship education on couples' communication skills: a meta-analytic study
    Victoria L Blanchard
    Department of Sociology, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    J Fam Psychol 23:203-14. 2009

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  1. ncbi Evidence-based approaches to assessing couple distress
    Douglas K Snyder
    Department of Psychology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4235, USA
    Psychol Assess 17:288-307. 2005
    ..Discussion concludes with specific recommendations regarding clinical assessment of couple distress and directions for further research...
  2. ncbi Helping Her Heal: a pilot study of an educational counseling intervention for spouses of women with breast cancer
    Frances Marcus Lewis
    School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Psychooncology 17:131-7. 2008
    ..Further evaluation of the Helping Her Heal Program is warranted within a clinical trial...
  3. ncbi Readiness for commitment: applying psychological constructs to pastoral issues in marriage
    Paul Galea
    Faculty of Theology, University of Malta, Malta
    J Pastoral Care Counsel 61:205-13. 2007
    ..These were confirmed when a feedback was given. The CPS showed discriminant validity, a reasonable predictable value for commitment, and real possibilities as a valid pastoral tool...
  4. ncbi Couples treatment for interpersonal violence: a review of outcome research literature and current clinical practices
    Eric E McCollum
    Marriage and Family Therapy Program, Virginia Tech Northern Virginia Center, Falls Church 22043, USA
    Violence Vict 23:187-201. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi Behavioral couples therapy (BCT) for alcohol and drug use disorders: a meta-analysis
    Mark B Powers
    Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Clinical Psychology, University of Amsterdam, Roetersstraat 15, 1018 WB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Psychol Rev 28:952-62. 2008
    Narrative reviews conclude that behavioral couples therapy (BCT) produces better outcomes than individual-based treatment for alcoholism and drug abuse problems (e.g., [Epstein, E. E., & McCrady, B. S. (1998)...
  6. pmc Behavioral couples therapy for comorbid substance use disorders and combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder among male veterans: an initial evaluation
    Robert J Rotunda
    University of West Florida, Pensacola, Florida 32514, USA
    Addict Behav 33:180-7. 2008
    Outcomes after behavioral couples therapy (BCT) were compared for 19 dually diagnosed veterans with combat-related PTSD and a substance use disorder (SUD, primarily alcohol dependence) and 19 veterans with SUD only...
  7. ncbi [Effects of a brief couples therapy intervention in coronary rehabilitation. A controlled study]
    S Priebe
    Unit for Social and Community Psychiatry, St Bartholomew s and the Royal London School of Medicine University of London, U K
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 51:276-80. 2001
    ..Larger studies are required for testing whether the effects of such interventions are restricted to depressive symptoms and subjective appraisals, or whether other outcome criteria such as mortality can also be influenced...
  8. ncbi Effects of coping-oriented couples therapy on depression: a randomized clinical trial
    Guy Bodenmann
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:944-54. 2008
    The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of treating depression with coping-oriented couples therapy (COCT) as compared with cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT; A. T. Beck, C. Ward, & M...
  9. ncbi Learning sobriety together: A randomized clinical trial examining behavioral couples therapy with alcoholic female patients
    William Fals-Stewart
    Addiction and Family Research Group, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:579-91. 2006
    ..male partners were randomly assigned to 1 of 3 equally intensive interventions: (a) behavioral couples therapy plus individual-based treatment (BCT; n = 46), (b) individual-based treatment only (IBT; n = 46), or (c) ..
  10. ncbi Investigating the effects of marriage and relationship education on couples' communication skills: a meta-analytic study
    Victoria L Blanchard
    Department of Sociology, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    J Fam Psychol 23:203-14. 2009
    ..In addition, we found that observational assessments produced larger effects than self-report assessments, although interpreting the meaning of this difference is difficult...
  11. ncbi Outcomes in couple therapy: reduced psychiatric symptoms and improved sense of coherence
    Ann Marie Lundblad
    Nordic School of Public Health, Box 12133, SE 402 42, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Nord J Psychiatry 59:374-80. 2005
    ..Normal values were attained by 68-70%. The treatment was relatively short, which meant that, with relatively limited treatment, it was also possible to attain relatively significant improvements in all dimensions of psychiatric symptoms...
  12. ncbi Behavioral couples therapy for drug-abusing patients: effects on partner violence
    William Fals-Stewart
    Research Institute on Addictions, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, 1021 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203 1016, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 22:87-96. 2002
    ..data from a previous investigation, the purpose of the present study was to examine the effect of Behavioral Couples Therapy (BCT) on the prevalence of partner violence among married or cohabiting substance-abusing men (N = 80)...
  13. ncbi The clinical representativeness of couple therapy outcome research
    John Wright
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Fam Process 46:301-16. 2007
    ..Studies in which pretherapy training was less intensive (for CTMD studies only), treatment was less structured, and therapists were more experienced showed larger effect sizes than those in which such was not the case...
  14. ncbi The effectiveness of couple therapy in Germany: a replication study
    Notker Klann
    Katholische Bundesarbeitsgemeinschaft fuer Ehe, Familien und Lebensberatun, Technical University, Braunschweig
    J Marital Fam Ther 37:200-8. 2011
    ..The findings demonstrate that the results are remarkably similar across the two studies and that couple therapy in these applied settings helps to alleviate relationship distress as well as individuals' depression...
  15. ncbi 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...
  16. ncbi A national survey of the use of couples therapy in substance abuse treatment
    W Fals-Stewart
    Research Institute on Addictions, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, 1021 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 04203 1016, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 20:277-83; discussion 285-6. 2001
    Although results from multiple studies conducted over the last two decades indicate that Behavioral Couples Therapy (BCT) is an effective treatment for married or cohabiting alcohol- and drug-abusing patients, both in terms of reduced ..
  17. ncbi Psychosocial treatments for bipolar disorders
    Jan Scott
    Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, P O Box 96, De Crespigny Park, Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 28:371-84. 2005
    ....
  18. ncbi Is who delivers the treatment more important than the treatment itself? The role of the therapist in common factors
    Adrian J Blow
    Marriage and Family Therapy Program, Department of Family and Child Ecology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 33:298-317. 2007
    ..We then use this review as a foundation for our recommendations for theory integration, training, and practice...
  19. ncbi Analyzing nonindependent outcomes in couple therapy using the actor-partner interdependence model
    William L Cook
    Department of Psychiatry, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04102 3175, USA
    J Fam Psychol 19:133-41. 2005
    ....
  20. ncbi Change process research in couple and family therapy: methodological challenges and opportunities
    Laurie Heatherington
    Department of Psychology, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA
    J Fam Psychol 19:18-27. 2005
    ....
  21. ncbi Therapeutically induced changes in couple identity: the role of we-ness and interpersonal processing in relationship satisfaction
    David W Reid
    Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Genet Soc Gen Psychol Monogr 132:241-84. 2006
    ..Therapeutic gains appeared at follow-up and correlated with increased we-ness obtained at end of therapy 2 years earlier. The authors raise theoretical implications for all types of couple therapies and explain clinical techniques...
  22. ncbi Introduction to the special section: The role of cognitive-behavioral interventions in couple and family therapy
    Frank M Dattilio
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 31:7-13. 2005
    ....
  23. ncbi The therapeutic alliance in couples therapy: clinical considerations
    Robert Garfield
    Clinical Faculty, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, USA
    Fam Process 43:457-65. 2004
    This article presents clinical considerations about the therapeutic alliance in couples therapy, stimulated by pertinent new research findings reported in this issue...
  24. ncbi Efficacy of couple therapy as a treatment for depression: a meta-analysis
    Angelo Barbato
    Epidemiology and Social Psychiatry Unit, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Via La Masa 19, Milan, Italy
    Psychiatr Q 79:121-32. 2008
    ..Evidence on efficacy of couple therapy as a treatment for depression is inconclusive. The evidence for improvement in couple relationships may favor the choice of couple therapy when relational distress is a major problem...
  25. ncbi Predicting participation in premarital prevention programs: the health belief model and social norms
    Kieran T Sullivan
    Santa Clara University, Department of Psychology, CA 95124, USA
    Fam Process 43:175-93. 2004
    ..These variables predicted participation even after controlling for important demographic variables. Recommendations for recruiting engaged couples for premarital counseling are made based on the findings...
  26. ncbi Solution-focused premarital counseling: helping couples build a vision for their marriage
    Christine E Murray
    Department of Counselor Education, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 30:349-58. 2004
    ..Solution-oriented interventions include solution-oriented questions, providing feedback, and the Couple's Resource Map, an original intervention that is described in this article...
  27. ncbi Individual cognitive-behavioral therapy and behavioral couples therapy in alcohol use disorder: a comparative evaluation in community-based addiction treatment centers
    Ellen Vedel
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychother Psychosom 77:280-8. 2008
    ..Behavioral Couples Therapy (BCT) for alcohol dependence, studied as an adjunct to individual outpatient counseling, has shown to be ..
  28. ncbi Optimizing the alliance in couple therapy
    Dianne Symonds
    Kwantlen University College, 12666 72nd Avenue, Surrey, BC, Canada V3W 2M8
    Fam Process 43:443-55. 2004
    ..The authors suggest that a unique feature of couple therapy is that the partners have both a preexisting relationship with each other (allegiance) and an alliance with the therapist to balance...
  29. ncbi Cognitive-behavioral conjoint therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder: application to operation enduring and Iraqi Freedom veterans
    Candice M Monson
    National Center for PTSD, Women s Health Sciences Division VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Clin Psychol 64:958-71. 2008
    ..Following an overview of CBCT for PTSD, the authors present a case study to illustrate the application of CBCT to an Operation Enduring and Iraqi Freedom couple...
  30. ncbi From active listening to emotionally focused couple's communication
    Samuel Jinich
    Focus 20:4-6. 2005
  31. ncbi International perspectives on couple relationship education
    Howard J Markman
    Department of Psychology, University of Denver, USA
    Fam Process 44:139-46. 2005
    ..We conclude by highlighting issues and future directions for the relationship education field...
  32. ncbi Recruitment and selection of couples for intervention research: achieving developmental homogeneity at the cost of demographic diversity
    Ronald D Rogge
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:777-84. 2006
    ..Implications for recruiting couples to participate in preventive interventions are outlined...
  33. ncbi Sexual addiction and marriage and family therapy: facilitating individual and relationship healing through couple therapy
    Mark H Bird
    Santé Center for Healing, Argyle, Texas, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 32:297-311. 2006
    ..Implications for future research in sexual addiction, generally, and in marriage and family therapy, specifically, are presented...
  34. ncbi Measuring interrelating within couples: the Couple's Relating to Each Other Questionnaires (CREOQ)
    John Birtchnell
    Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Psychol Psychother 79:339-64. 2006
    ..Correlations were examined between the 10 ICL-R scales and the 8 CREOQ ones. Some agreement emerged, and for the ICL-R, there appeared to be one close, one distant, four upper and two lower scales...
  35. ncbi A critical review of theories to explain violent relationship termination: implications for research and intervention
    Deborah L Rhatigan
    One Main Street, Department of Social Sciences, University of Houston Downtown, Houston, TX 77002, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 26:321-45. 2006
    ..g., reasoned action/planned behavior, investment model) may be better for understanding this complex and multifaceted decision. Suggestions for future theoretical and intervention research are discussed...
  36. ncbi Common and specific effects of couples treatment for alcoholism: a test of the generic model of psychotherapy
    T Mark Harwood
    Department of Psychology, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Psychol Psychother 79:365-84. 2006
    ..Implications for future alcohol treatment and recommendations for research on common and specific factors are discussed...
  37. ncbi 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...
  38. ncbi Pre-engagement cohabitation and gender asymmetry in marital commitment
    Galena Kline Rhoades
    Department of Psychology, University of Denver, Denver, CO 80208, USA
    J Fam Psychol 20:553-60. 2006
    ..The authors suggest that couples considering cohabitation before engagement could benefit from discussions about commitment and expectations about marriage...
  39. ncbi What does it mean to be relational? A framework for assessment and practice
    Rachelle Silverstein
    Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Fam Process 45:391-405. 2006
    ..Case examples from couple's therapy and suggestions for practice are provided...
  40. ncbi Maximizing the experiences of an extrarelational affair: an unconventional approach to a common social convention
    Luann Linquist
    Linquist Communications, P O Box 13172, La Jolla, CA 92039, USA
    J Clin Psychol 61:1421-8. 2005
    ..c) 2005 Wiley Periodicals, Inc...
  41. ncbi Teaching fidelity
    Frank S Pittman
    Private Practice, Atlanta, Georgia 30342, USA
    J Clin Psychol 61:1407-19. 2005
    ..Several cases illustrate these fundamental therapeutic tasks...
  42. ncbi A public/private partnership in offering relationship education to the Norwegian population
    Frode Thuen
    Research Center for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Norway
    Fam Process 44:175-85. 2005
    ..In general, participants evaluate the workshops positively. It is important to tailor relationship education to fit the various customs, beliefs, and challenges of couples attending programs...
  43. ncbi An Asian perspective on relationship and marriage education
    Wei Jen Huang
    Northwestern University, USA
    Fam Process 44:161-73. 2005
    ..Finally, based on my experiences working with Asian populations, I present a few humble insights regarding adaptation of marriage education to render it more culturally appropriate for Asians...
  44. ncbi [Diagnostic dimensions for the assessment of pair and family systems]
    Emoke Bagdy
    Károli Gáspár Református Egyetem Pszichológia Tanszék, Budapest
    Psychiatr Hung 20:71-83. 2005
    ..Main perspectives (structural dimension, history, development and process organization) are related to sets of questions which are easy to use in clinical practice and appropriate for gaining information about families/couples...
  45. ncbi Couples therapy with gay and lesbian clients: an analysis of important clinical issues
    Josh S Spitalnick
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Campus Box 163, Athens, GA 30602 3013, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 31:43-56. 2005
    This article reviews and critiques couples therapy research that has focused on gay and lesbian relationships...
  46. ncbi Negotiated nonmonogamy and male couples
    Michael Shernoff
    Fam Process 45:407-18. 2006
    ..In order to achieve both clinical and cultural competency in work with male couples, therapists need to challenge their cultural biases regarding monogamy...
  47. ncbi Sources of distress among women in treatment with their alcoholic partners
    Christopher W Kahler
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Box G BH, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 24:257-65. 2003
    ..Results highlight the close connection between psychological and relationship distress and potential relations between alcohol-related coping behaviors and both psychological and relationship distress...
  48. ncbi Testing hypothesized predictors of change in conjoint behavioral alcoholism treatment for men
    Barbara S McCrady
    Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway 08854 8001, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 26:463-70. 2002
    The model on which alcohol-related Behavioral Couples Therapy (ABCT) is based posits three primary domains related to alcohol consumption: individual factors, the quality and nature of the spouse's response to alcohol-related situations, ..
  49. ncbi Observing attachment behavior in couples: the Adult Attachment Behavior Q-Set (AABQ)
    Karen S Wampler
    MFT Program, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409 1162, USA
    Fam Process 43:315-35. 2004
    ....
  50. ncbi Objectivity in psychoanalytic assessment of couple relationships
    M Lanman
    Tavistock Marital Studies Institute, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 182:255-60. 2003
    ..Assessment of this depends on inference from observable data. This study tests the viability and reliability of a modification of the Personal Relatedness Profile (PRP) for this purpose...
  51. ncbi Treating distressed couples with coexisting mental and physical disorders: directions for clinical training and practice
    Douglas K Snyder
    Department of Psychology, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843 4235, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 30:1-12. 2004
    ..Based on these findings, we propose five critical implications for clinical training and the practice of couple therapy...
  52. ncbi Recent advances in the treatment of intimate partner violence and abuse. Foreword
    David W Lloyd
    Family Advocacy Program, Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defence Military Community and Family Policy, USA
    Violence Vict 23:131-2. 2008
  53. ncbi Attachment injuries in couple relationships: a new perspective on impasses in couples therapy
    S M Johnson
    Psychology and Psychiatry, University of Ottawa, Canada
    J Marital Fam Ther 27:145-55. 2001
    ..This incident becomes a clinically recurring theme and creates an impasse that blocks relationship repair in couples therapy. An attachment injury is characterized by an abandonment or by a betrayal of trust during a critical moment ..
  54. ncbi Homework assignments in couple and family therapy
    Frank M Dattilio
    Harvard Medical School, USA
    J Clin Psychol 58:535-47. 2002
    ..A case illustration is used to demonstrate how homework assignments may be used as a significant change agent in couple and family treatment...
  55. ncbi Is couple therapy indicated for borderline personality disorder?
    P S Links
    University of Toronto, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON
    Am J Psychother 55:491-506. 2001
    ..The three levels are illustrated by case examples. Delineation of the indications for couple therapy for borderline patients will foster further theoretical and empirical work in the area...
  56. ncbi The Adult Attachment Interview and observed couple interaction: implications for an intergenerational perspective on couple therapy
    Karen S Wampler
    Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas 79409 1162, USA
    Fam Process 42:497-515. 2003
    ..The findings support a key assumption of intergenerational approaches to family therapy and suggest that applying attachment theory is a promising direction for refining and developing new interventions for couples...
  57. ncbi Are psychological treatments for depression in primary care cost-effective?
    Judith E Bosmans
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 11:3-15. 2008
    ..Most patients are treated in primary care. A large group of patients prefers psychological treatments to antidepressants...
  58. ncbi A controlled single case study with repeated fMRI measurements during the treatment of a patient with obsessive-compulsive disorder: testing the nonlinear dynamics approach to psychotherapy
    Günter Schiepek
    Department of Psychology, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    World J Biol Psychiatry 10:658-68. 2009
    ....
  59. ncbi Psychotherapy for bipolar depression: a phase-specific treatment strategy?
    H A Swartz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, PA, USA
    Bipolar Disord 3:11-22. 2001
    ..Pharmacologic strategies for bipolar depression are often inadequate. We therefore review the literature on the role of psychotherapy as an adjunct to medication in the treatment of bipolar depression...
  60. ncbi Healthy coping, negative emotions, and diabetes management: a systematic review and appraisal
    Edwin B Fisher
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Rosenau Hall, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Diabetes Educ 33:1080-103; discussion 1104-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this systematic review is to assess the literature pertinent to healthy coping in diabetes management and to identify effective or promising interventions and areas needing further investigation...
  61. ncbi Impact on couple relationships of predictive testing for Huntington disease: a longitudinal study
    Fiona Richards
    Department of Clinical Genetics, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, LB 4001, Westmead NSW 2145, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Med Genet A 126:161-9. 2004
    ..Offering couples pre-result relationship assessment and referral for couple therapy, if warranted, may enhance the quality of professional support during the predictive testing process...
  62. ncbi Decentering therapy: textual analysis of a narrative therapy session
    S M Kogan
    Department of Child and Family Development, University of Georgia, Athens 30602 3622, USA or
    Fam Process 36:101-26. 1997
    ..We used textual analysis to examine a couples therapy session conducted by a prominent narrative therapist...
  63. ncbi What about the kids? Parenting and child adjustment in the context of couple therapy
    Krista S Gattis
    Western State Hospital Staunton, Virginia 24402 2500, USA
    J Fam Psychol 22:833-42. 2008
    ....
  64. ncbi Gender differences in substance use disorders
    K T Brady
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 22:241-52. 1999
    ..are being addressed in many treatment settings to encourage more women to enter treatment, and family and couples therapy are standard therapeutic interventions...
  65. ncbi Alcoholism treatment and the family: do family and individual treatments for alcoholic adults have preventive effects for children?
    T J O'Farrell
    Harvard Medical School Department of Psychiatry and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Brockton, Masssachusetts 02401, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Suppl 13:125-9. 1999
    ..This article identifies findings on alcoholism treatment and the family that may have implications for prevention of mental health and substance abuse problems in children...
  66. ncbi The application of behavioral couples therapy to the assessment and treatment of agoraphobia: implications of empirical research
    A D Daiuto
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Psychology 27599 3270, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 18:663-87. 1998
    ..the literature regarding the role of the marital relationship in treatment of agoraphobia from a behavioral couples therapy (BCT) perspective...
  67. ncbi Couple discord and depression in couples during couple therapy and in depressed individuals during depression treatment
    David C Atkins
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:1089-99. 2009
    ..Neuroticism played a complex, moderating role across the 2 samples, strengthening and weakening the association between depression and relationship distress depending on the sample and gender, replicating previous findings...
  68. ncbi Disarming jealousy in couples relationships: a multidimensional approach
    Michele Scheinkman
    220 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Fam Process 49:486-502. 2010
    ..Yet it has been surprisingly neglected in the couples therapy field...
  69. ncbi Clients' perceptions of pivotal moments in couples therapy: a qualitative study of change in therapy
    K B Helmeke
    Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology, Western Michigan University, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 26:469-83. 2000
    Few qualitative research studies have been conducted on change processes in couples therapy, and even fewer have focused on the clients' perceptions of change processes...
  70. ncbi Contextual assessment of couples therapy: the Clinical Discourse Q-Sets
    Steven M Kogan
    Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 28:409-22. 2002
    This article describes a method for creating highly contextual assessments of couples therapy interaction using concepts from Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL)...
  71. ncbi Acceptance and expressed emotion in Mexican American caregivers of relatives with schizophrenia
    Marina Dorian
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA
    Fam Process 47:215-28. 2008
    ....
  72. ncbi Alcoholics anonymous and relapse prevention as maintenance strategies after conjoint behavioral alcohol treatment for men: 18-month outcomes
    Barbara S McCrady
    Center of Alcohol Studies, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 72:870-8. 2004
    ..and their female partners were randomly assigned to 1 of 3 outpatient conjoint treatments: alcohol behavioral couples therapy (ABCT), ABCT with relapse prevention techniques (RP/ABCT), or ABCT with interventions encouraging Alcoholics ..
  73. ncbi Alcohol abuse
    TIMOTHY J O'FARRELL
    Harvard Families and Addiction Program, Harvard Medical School Department of Psychiatry at the VA Boston Healthcare System, VAMC 116B1, 940 Belmont St, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 29:121-46. 2003
    ..Once the alcoholic enters treatment. MFT, particularly behavioral couples therapy (BCT), is clearly more effective than individual treatment at increasing abstinence and improving ..
  74. ncbi 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...
  75. ncbi Behavioral couples therapy for the treatment of substance abuse: a substantive and methodological review of O'Farrell, Fals-Stewart, and colleagues' program of research
    Saralyn Ruff
    Child Development and Family Studies, Purdue University, Fowler Memorial House, 1200 W State St, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    Fam Process 49:439-56. 2010
    Behavioral couples therapy (BCT) is an evidence-based couple therapy intervention for married or cohabitating substance abusers and their partners...
  76. ncbi The revolution in couple therapy: a practitioner-scientist perspective
    Susan M Johnson
    Department of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa Couple and Family Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Marital Fam Ther 29:365-84. 2003
    ..Couple therapy is now integrating description, prediction and explanation. As a result, theory, practice and systematic investigation are beginning to create a coherent whole...
  77. ncbi Outcomes of couples with infidelity in a community-based sample of couple therapy
    David C Atkins
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, University of Washington, USA
    J Fam Psychol 24:212-6. 2010
    ..The current findings based on a large community sample replicated previous work from an efficacy trial and show generally optimistic results for couples in which there has been an affair...
  78. ncbi [Temporal evolution of passionate brain states in long-term couple relationships]
    S Ortigue
    Sage Center for the Study of the Mind, Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    Rev Med Suisse 5:625-8. 2009
    ....
  79. ncbi [Inpatient treatment of woman with depressive disorders due to stress--does inclusion of the partner in treatment influence outcome? A randomized, controlled, prospective study]
    Marius Nickel
    Inntalklinik, Fachklinik für Psychosomatik, Simbach Inn, Deutschland
    Wien Med Wochenschr 154:378-82. 2004
    ..However, no controlled studies on its efficacy have as yet been undertaken. The aim of this study was to examine this question in the case of women with depressive symptomology related to overstress...
  80. ncbi Domestic violence in veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder who seek couples therapy
    Michelle D Sherman
    Oklahoma City VA Medical Center, Oklahoma 73104, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 32:479-90. 2006
    ..Individuals who have been diagnosed with PTSD who seek couples therapy with their partners constitute an understudied population...
  81. ncbi Integrating sex and attachment in emotionally focused couple therapy
    Susan Johnson
    Centre for Psychological Services, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Marital Fam Ther 36:431-45. 2010
    ..The principles of an attachment-oriented approach to sex issues are set out and illustrated with reference to the process of emotionally focused couple therapy. Case descriptions and brief in-session transcripts are included...
  82. pmc A randomized clinical trial of a brief, problem-focused couple therapy for depression
    SHIRI COHEN
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1249 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Behav Ther 41:433-46. 2010
    ..Findings support the growing utility of brief, problem-focused couple interventions that simultaneously target depression, relational functioning, and psychological distress experienced by the loved ones of depressed persons...
  83. ncbi 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...
  84. ncbi 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...
  85. pmc Behavioral couples therapy for substance abuse: rationale, methods, and findings
    William Fals-Stewart
    Research Institute on Addictions, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 14203 1016, USA
    Sci Pract Perspect 2:30-41. 2004
    Behavioral couples therapy (BCT), a treatment approach for married or cohabiting drug abusers and their partners, attempts to reduce substance abuse directly and through restructuring the dysfunctional couple interactions that frequently ..
  86. ncbi Couples therapy at end of life
    David C Mohr
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Psychooncology 12:620-7. 2003
    ..was diagnosed with a terminal illness and had less than 18 months to live, were offered eight sessions of couples therapy. Follow-up data were available for six couples...
  87. ncbi A couples intervention for patients facing advanced cancer and their spouse caregivers: outcomes of a pilot study
    Linda M McLean
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychooncology 17:1152-6. 2008
    ..A secondary objective was to determine its impact on other symptoms of psychosocial distress and its feasibility and acceptability as a clinical intervention...
  88. ncbi Helping the female partners of men abusing alcohol: a comparison of three treatments
    W K Halford
    School of Applied Psychology, Griffith University, University of Queensland, McGravatt Campus, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Addiction 96:1497-508. 2001
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of three approaches to assisting the female partners of male problem drinkers with the stress imposed by the male's drinking...
  89. ncbi 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...
  90. ncbi A socio-emotional approach to couple therapy: linking social context and couple interaction
    Carmen Knudson-Martin
    Counseling and Family Sciences, Loma Linda University, Loa Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Fam Process 49:369-84. 2010
    ....
  91. ncbi Moving up the continuum of hope: developing a theory of hope and understanding its influence in couples therapy
    David B Ward
    Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington 98447, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 36:212-28. 2010
    ..and family therapists from across the United States participated in hour-long phone interviews about hope in couples therapy. Moving Up the Continuum of Hope emerged as the core category from the grounded theory analysis of the data...
  92. ncbi The alliance in couple therapy: Partner influence, early change, and alliance patterns in a naturalistic sample
    Morten G Anker
    Bufetat, Familievernkontoret i Vestfold, Tønsberg, Norway
    J Consult Clin Psychol 78:635-45. 2010
    ..The authors also investigated partner influence and gender and sought to identify couple alliance patterns that predicted couple outcomes...
  93. ncbi Diagnosis and treatment of female sexual dysfunction
    Jennifer E Frank
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Appleton, Wisconsin 54911, USA
    Am Fam Physician 77:635-42. 2008
    ..Estrogen improves dyspareunia associated with vulvovaginal atrophy in postmenopausal women. Phosphodiesterase inhibitors have been shown to have limited benefit in small subsets of women with sexual dysfunction...
  94. ncbi Couples- versus individual-based therapy for alcohol and drug abuse: effects on children's psychosocial functioning
    Michelle L Kelley
    Department of Psychology, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia 23529, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:417-27. 2002
    ..Men were randomly assigned to (a) behavioral couples therapy (BCT), (b) individual-based treatment (IBT), or (c) couples-based psychoeducational attention control ..
  95. ncbi Efficacy of the third wave of behavioral therapies: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Lars Goran Ost
    Department of Psychology, Stockholm University, S 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Behav Res Ther 46:296-321. 2008
    ..The article ends with suggestions on how to improve future RCTs to increase the possibility of them becoming empirically supported treatments...
  96. pmc A multivariate time-series approach to marital interaction
    Jörg Kupfer
    Department of Medical Psychology, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
    Psychosoc Med 2:Doc08. 2005
    ..R(2), p<0.0001 for the multivariate models).The question was discussed whether multivariate TSA-models represent a suitable approach to the empirical exploration of clinical marital interaction...
  97. ncbi Change processes in couple therapy: an intensive case analysis of one couple using a common factors lens
    Adrian J Blow
    Department of Family and Child Ecology, Michigan State University, 3E Human Ecology, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 35:350-68. 2009
    ....
  98. ncbi Treating intimate partner violence within intact couple relationships: outcomes of multi-couple versus individual couple therapy
    Sandra M Stith
    Human Development Department, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Northern Virginia Center, Falls Church 20043, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 30:305-18. 2004
    ....
  99. ncbi Adapting enactments to couple reactivity: five developmental stages
    Mark H Butler
    Marriage and Family Therapy Department, School of Family Life, Brigham Young University, 262 TLRB, PO Box 28601, Provo, Utah 84602, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 29:311-27. 2003
    ..Issues to be considered in using the couple enactments model as a template for the development of enactment models for other relationship systems are noted...
  100. ncbi Therapeutic alliance and the retention of couples in conjoint alcoholism treatment
    H S Raytek
    Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway 08855 0969, USA
    Addict Behav 24:317-30. 1999
    ..Therapists' scores on these scales were significantly related to number of treatment sessions attended and number of couples completing treatment, but not to treatment outcomes...
  101. ncbi An integrative intervention for promoting recovery from extramarital affairs
    Kristina Coop Gordon
    310B Austin Peay Building, Department of Psychology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 30:213-31. 2004
    ..Details of the intervention, suggested adaptations of the treatment, and areas for future research are discussed...

Research Grants62

  1. Group-Based Couples Therapy for Drug Abuse
    William Fals Stewart; Fiscal Year: 2009
    The findings of multiple studies indicate that participation in Behavioral Couples Therapy (BCT) is associated with robust positive outcomes for drug-abusing patients and their partners, in terms of reduced substance use and improved ..
  2. Indicated Treatment and Prevention of Marital Deterioration in At-Risk Couples
    JAMES CORDOVA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  3. Prevention of marital distress in low-income couples transitioning to parenthood
    KATHERINE JANE WILLIAMS; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Furthermore, weekly meetings with Dr. Reina-Patton will help me to apply the knowledge to the population in the intervention at Harbor. ..
  4. Adolescent Involvement in Parental Substance Abuse Treatment: Evaluation of EBFT
    Natasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..While randomized clinical trials of family therapy have involved adult identified patients (IPs) in couples therapy and adolescent IPs in family therapy, this study will evaluate a family systems intervention involving an ..
  5. Secondary Effects of Parent Treatment for Drug Abuse on Children
    Michelle L Kelley; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Preliminary research suggests that Learning Sobriety Together (LST;the "brand" name of Behavioral Couples Therapy for alcohol and drug abuse), a comprehensive psychosocial intervention for substance abuse that focuses both ..
  6. Behavioral Couples Group Therapy for Alcoholic Patients: Clinical Cost Outcomes
    TIMOTHY JAMES O'FARRELL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    Multiple studies indicate that participation in Behavioral Couples Therapy (BCT) is associated with robust positive outcomes for alcoholic and drug-abusing patients, in terms of reduced substance use and improved relationship ..
  7. Mechanisms of Change: Alcohol Behavioral Couple Therapy
    Barbara S McCrady; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The proposed research is designed to provide better knowledge about of why family involvement is helpful in treatment, knowledge that should help clinicians to be more effective when families are involved in alcoholism treatment. ..
  8. Impact of Interventions to Reduce Violence and Substance Abuse among VA Patients
    STEPHEN THOMAS CHERMACK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..To date, only one treatment approach (Behavioral Couples Therapy - BCT) has been established that reduces both substance use and violence, and BCT focuses exclusively on the ..
  9. Couple Relationship Education and Skills Training
    AMELIA J BIRNEY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In Phase 2, the full-scope CREST program will be developed and evaluated in a large-scale randomized trial. ..
  10. Behavioral Couples Therapy for Female Drug-Abusing Patients
    TIMOTHY JAMES O'FARRELL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Behavioral Couples Therapy for Female Drug-Abusing Patients Multiple studies indicates that participation in Behavioral Couples Therapy (BCT) is associated with robust positive outcomes for drug-..
  11. Cognitive-Behavioral Couples Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
    Candice M Monson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..overall goal of this R34 Exploratory Research Grant is to refine and adapt a manualized Cognitive-Behavioral Couples Therapy (CBCT) for PTSD, and to test it against a delayed treatment condition...
  12. Barriers to Entry into Couples' Treatment of Problematic Alcohol Use
    Yael Chatav Schonbrun; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Administration of the developed items will permit the identification and targeting of barriers to entry into couples'treatment of problematic alcohol use within diverse treatment settings. ..
  13. Online Mindfulness-Based Couple Therapy for Generalized Anxiety Disorder
    LISA ANN BENSON; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..We will build an online version of IBCT-GAD (similar to an existing online IBCT) and recruit forty couples to participate in an open trial. ..
  14. ADAPTING BEHAVIORAL MARITAL THERAPY TO TREAT DRUG ABUSE
    Elizabeth Epstein; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..1) to develop a feasible, manualized treatment protocol for stand-alone, outpatient cognitive- behavioral couples therapy for drug addiction; (2) to develop baseline (BL) and follow-up (FU) assessment batteries for both partners, ..
  15. ACCEPTANCE AND CHANGE IN MARITAL THERAPY
    WILLIAM GEORGE; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..A third purpose of the study is to identify predictors of who responds to couples therapy in general and these treatments in particular...
  16. Preventive Intervention for Young Co-Parenting Couples
    Paul Florsheim; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..preliminary studies of young couples making the transition to parenthood and a review of previous research on couples therapy, adolescent interpersonal development, and interpersonally based models of prevention and intervention...
  17. BCT for Drug Abuse: A Group Therapy Approach
    William Fals Stewart; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..over the last 25 years indicate that, compared to traditional individual-based treatments, use of Behavioral Couples Therapy (BCT) for married or cohabiting alcoholic and drug-abusing patients results in superior outcomes across ..
  18. BRIEF FAMILY TREATMENT TO PROMOTE ALCOHOLICS AFTERCARE
    TIMOTHY O FARRELL; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..For example, the PI's work on behavioral couples therapy (BCT) shows that BCT is effective with married/cohabiting alcoholic patients and their relationship partners ..
  19. BEHAVIORAL COUPLES THERAPY IN DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT
    William Fals Stewart; Fiscal Year: 2003
    Behavioral Couples Therapy (BCT) is associated with positive outcomes for alcoholic couples, both in terms of reduced alcohol use and increased relationship functioning...
  20. Parent training and couple therapy in alcohol treatment
    FRANCIS FINCHAM; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..A promising approach is Behavioral Couples Therapy 9BCT), which focuses both on reducing substance use and improving family adjustment...
  21. SYSTEMIC TREATMENT OF BATTERERS IN INTACT RELATIONSHIPS
    Sandra Stith; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..One product of this project will be the development of a treatment manual that fully elaborates the treatment model developed and integrates what we have learned about attrition and culturally sensitive therapy. ..
  22. TESTING ALCOHOL BEHAVIORAL COUPLES THERAPY FOR WOMEN
    Elizabeth Epstein; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..and their male partners; (2) To modify the investigators' existing Alcohol-related Behavioral Couples Therapy with Relapse Prevention (RP/ABCT) approach to incorporate current knowledge about women with alcohol abuse/..
  23. Behavioral Family Counseling: A Tx Development Project
    TIMOTHY O FARRELL; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Particularly in alcoholism, involving the spouse or live-in partner in couples therapy has been studied much more extensively than involving other family members...
  24. Examining the Effects of Behavioral Couples Therapy on Intimate Partner Violence
    Keith Klostermann; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Findings from several preliminary studies suggest Behavioral Couples Therapy (BCT) significantly reduced IPV among married or cohabiting alcoholic and drug-abusing patients...
  25. Behavioral Couples Therapy for Women Alcoholic Patients
    TIMOTHY O FARRELL; Fiscal Year: 2008
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Among male alcoholic and drug abusing patients, behavioral couples therapy (BCT), the family involved treatment with the strongest research support, produces greater abstinence and better relationship ..
  26. Opioid Patients: Behavioral Family Counseling and Naltrexone
    TIMOTHY JAMES O apos FARRELL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Outcome data will be collected from patients and family member collaterals during treatment, immediately posttreatment, and at quarterly follow-ups for 12 months after treatment. ..
  27. Domestic Violence Among Female Alcoholics in Treatment
    TIMOTHY O FARRELL; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..with female alcoholics showed that male-to-female domestic violence decreased substantially after behavioral couples therapy. Despite these initial findings, virtually nothing is known about changes in domestic violence after more ..
  28. 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. ..
  29. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OUTCOMES FOR BEHAVIORAL COUPLE THERAPY
    TIMOTHY O FARRELL; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This project will use data from two prior NIAAA projects to study domestic violence outcomes after behavioral couples therapy (BCT)...
  30. PROGRAMMATIC RESEARCH ON FAMILIES AND ADDICTION
    TIMOTHY O FARRELL; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  31. Effect of Treatment for Drug-Abusing Fathers on Children
    Michelle Kelley; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..e., the mechanisms of action that result in secondary child benefits). This will provide much-needed information that will be used to inform future multifaceted treatments for drug-abusing parents and their children. ..
  32. Preventing HIV and other STDs among drug-involved women
    Nabila El Bassel; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The SWRD Program will be directed by Dr. Nabila El-Bassel and co-directed by Drs. Steven Schinke and Mary McKay, all CUSSW faculty with strong programs of federally funded research related to substance abuse and HIV. ..
  33. Domestic Violence Among Couples Seeking Therapy
    Lorelei Simpson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  34. PARTNER ABUSE AND HIV IN WOMEN RECEIVING EMERGENCY CARE
    Nabila El Bassel; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  35. HIV RISK AND PARTNER VIOLENCE--MEN ON METHADONE
    Nabila El Bassel; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Data from the proposed study will help inform assessment, treatment and referral protocols to reduce partner violence and HIV-risk behaviors among men and women in MMTPs. ..
  36. HIV/STI Prevention for Drug-Involved Couples
    Louisa Gilbert; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Sharp from St. Luke's Hospital in New York City, and Dr. Fals-Stewart from the Research Institute on Addictions at the University of Buffalo. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  37. A Couples Approach to Enhance Breast Cancer Survirorship
    Donald Baucom; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..If successful, it will enlarge our repertoire of methods for effectively enhancing the well being of both cancer patients and their partners. ..
  38. LONG TERM EFFECT OF PREMARITAL INTERVENTION
    Howard Markman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  39. Tailored Intervention for Melanoma Patients' Families
    Sharon Manne; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..396 family members will complete the study. Outcomes will be evaluated in terms of TCE, SSE and sun protection habits, as well as changes in attitudes and knowledge about CMM [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  40. Facilitating Informed Decisions for MSI Testing
    Sharon Manne; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The CD-ROM intervention will be developed with a view towards future dissemination. ..
  41. Colon Cancer Screening for Cancer Patients' Families
    Sharon Manne; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..After receiving the intervention information, participants will be interviewed again six months later regarding CRC screening behaviors and attitudes to assess the impact of the intervention. ..
  42. Depression and Chronic Pain in Marriage
    Annmarie Cano; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Participants will also take part in 6- and 12-month follow-ups in which they will complete the same instruments. Participants will be paid upon completion of each phase of the study. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  43. Family Intervention for Children and Crack-Using Mothers
    Antonio Morgan Lopez; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  44. Mechanisms Linking Hostility and Smoking
    Christopher Kahler; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  45. Community-Based Lifestyle Promotion With Latino Women
    Deborah Koniak Griffin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Understanding also will be enhanced about the influence of interpersonal and environmental factors on adoption of healthy lifestyle behaviors of Latinas. ..
  46. FACILITATING INVOLVEMENT IN AA OUTPATIENT TREATMENT
    KIMBERLY WALITZER; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  47. BRIEF COUPLES THERAPY IN DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT
    Wendy Lam; Fiscal Year: 2005
    DESCRIPTION: (Applicant's Abstract) Behavioral Couples Therapy (BCT) is associated with positive outcomes for couples in which one of the partners abuses drugs or alcohol, both in terms of reduced psychoactive substance use and improved ..
  48. The impact of androgen ablation therapy on cognition in*
    Christian Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..2. To determine the severity of cognitive impairment in men over the age of 65 who have received androgen ablation therapy for 2 years. ..
  49. Improving Smoking Cessation Outcomes in Heavy Drinkers
    Christopher Kahler; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Developing effective interventions that address alcohol use during smoking cessation treatment can make a major public health impact on this large, yet neglected, subgroup of smokers. ..
  50. Project ASPIRE: Improving Pediatric Asthma Management for Urban Families
    Marianne Celano; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  51. TRANSPORTING FAMILY THERAPY TO ADOLESCENT DAY TREATMENT
    CYNTHIA ROWE; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The sample will be primarily minority (approximately 60 percent Hispanic, 30 percent African American, and 10 percent Caucasian), and virtually all will have current or past juvenile justice involvement. ..
  52. Partner-Assisted Emotional Disclosure for GI Cancer
    Laura Porter; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..If successful, it may enlarge our repertoire of methods for effectively increasing social support and enhancing the well being of both cancer patients and their partners. ..
  53. Parent Training and Couples Therapy for Drug Abuse
    William Fals Stewart; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..indicate children whose substance-abusing fathers and nonsubstance-abusing mothers participated in Behavioral Couples Therapy (BCT) displayed higher psychosocial adjustment at posttreatment and during an extended posttreatment follow-..
  54. Long-term Outcomes and Economic Impact of the Detention to Community Model
    CYNTHIA LYN ROWE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  55. Treatment Development to Prevent Partner Aggression
    Erica Woodin; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  56. Couple Therapy and Pharmacotherapy for Major Depression
    WAYNE DENTON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..of this clinical trial will be that depressed individuals treated with the combination of sertraine and couples therapy will have 1) more improvement in levels of depression (and better maintenance of gains) and 2) more ..
  57. Dissemination of a MI-Based Preparatory Procedure
    KIMBERLY WALITZER; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These data will provide valuable information to governmental bodies and health care organizations interested in disseminating the MI preparatory technique. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  58. Startle reflex amplitude and cortisol in PTSD.
    Mark Miller; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....