Summary: Psychotherapy used specifically for unmarried couples, of mixed or same sex. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)
Publications220 found, 100 shown here
- Evidence-based approaches to assessing couple distressDouglas 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...
- Helping Her Heal: a pilot study of an educational counseling intervention for spouses of women with breast cancerFrances 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...
- Readiness for commitment: applying psychological constructs to pastoral issues in marriagePaul 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...
- Couples treatment for interpersonal violence: a review of outcome research literature and current clinical practicesEric E McCollum
Marriage and Family Therapy Program, Virginia Tech Northern Virginia Center, Falls Church 22043, USA
Violence Vict 23:187-201. 2008....
- Behavioral couples therapy (BCT) for alcohol and drug use disorders: a meta-analysisMark 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. 2008Narrative 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)...
- Behavioral couples therapy for comorbid substance use disorders and combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder among male veterans: an initial evaluationRobert J Rotunda
University of West Florida, Pensacola, Florida 32514, USA
Addict Behav 33:180-7. 2008Outcomes 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...
- [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...
- Effects of coping-oriented couples therapy on depression: a randomized clinical trialGuy Bodenmann
Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
J Consult Clin Psychol 76:944-54. 2008The 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...
- Learning sobriety together: A randomized clinical trial examining behavioral couples therapy with alcoholic female patientsWilliam 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) ..
- Investigating the effects of marriage and relationship education on couples' communication skills: a meta-analytic studyVictoria 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...
- Outcomes in couple therapy: reduced psychiatric symptoms and improved sense of coherenceAnn 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...
- Behavioral couples therapy for drug-abusing patients: effects on partner violenceWilliam 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)...
- The clinical representativeness of couple therapy outcome researchJohn 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...
- The effectiveness of couple therapy in Germany: a replication studyNotker 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...
- Marital status and satisfaction five years following a randomized clinical trial comparing traditional versus integrative behavioral couple therapyAndrew 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...
- A national survey of the use of couples therapy in substance abuse treatmentW 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. 2001Although 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 ..
- Psychosocial treatments for bipolar disordersJan 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....
- Is who delivers the treatment more important than the treatment itself? The role of the therapist in common factorsAdrian 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...
- Analyzing nonindependent outcomes in couple therapy using the actor-partner interdependence modelWilliam L Cook
Department of Psychiatry, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04102 3175, USA
J Fam Psychol 19:133-41. 2005....
- Change process research in couple and family therapy: methodological challenges and opportunitiesLaurie Heatherington
Department of Psychology, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA
J Fam Psychol 19:18-27. 2005....
- Therapeutically induced changes in couple identity: the role of we-ness and interpersonal processing in relationship satisfactionDavid 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...
- Introduction to the special section: The role of cognitive-behavioral interventions in couple and family therapyFrank M Dattilio
Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, USA
J Marital Fam Ther 31:7-13. 2005....
- The therapeutic alliance in couples therapy: clinical considerationsRobert Garfield
Clinical Faculty, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, USA
Fam Process 43:457-65. 2004This article presents clinical considerations about the therapeutic alliance in couples therapy, stimulated by pertinent new research findings reported in this issue...
- Efficacy of couple therapy as a treatment for depression: a meta-analysisAngelo 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...
- Predicting participation in premarital prevention programs: the health belief model and social normsKieran 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...
- Solution-focused premarital counseling: helping couples build a vision for their marriageChristine 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...
- Individual cognitive-behavioral therapy and behavioral couples therapy in alcohol use disorder: a comparative evaluation in community-based addiction treatment centersEllen 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 ..
- Optimizing the alliance in couple therapyDianne 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...
- Cognitive-behavioral conjoint therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder: application to operation enduring and Iraqi Freedom veteransCandice 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...
- From active listening to emotionally focused couple's communicationSamuel Jinich
Focus 20:4-6. 2005
- International perspectives on couple relationship educationHoward 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...
- Recruitment and selection of couples for intervention research: achieving developmental homogeneity at the cost of demographic diversityRonald 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...
- Sexual addiction and marriage and family therapy: facilitating individual and relationship healing through couple therapyMark 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...
- 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...
- A critical review of theories to explain violent relationship termination: implications for research and interventionDeborah 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...
- Common and specific effects of couples treatment for alcoholism: a test of the generic model of psychotherapyT 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...
- Prediction of response to treatment in a randomized clinical trial of marital therapyDavid 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...
- Pre-engagement cohabitation and gender asymmetry in marital commitmentGalena 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...
- What does it mean to be relational? A framework for assessment and practiceRachelle 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...
- Maximizing the experiences of an extrarelational affair: an unconventional approach to a common social conventionLuann Linquist
Linquist Communications, P O Box 13172, La Jolla, CA 92039, USA
J Clin Psychol 61:1421-8. 2005..c) 2005 Wiley Periodicals, Inc...
- Teaching fidelityFrank S Pittman
Private Practice, Atlanta, Georgia 30342, USA
J Clin Psychol 61:1407-19. 2005..Several cases illustrate these fundamental therapeutic tasks...
- A public/private partnership in offering relationship education to the Norwegian populationFrode 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...
- An Asian perspective on relationship and marriage educationWei 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...
- [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...
- Couples therapy with gay and lesbian clients: an analysis of important clinical issuesJosh S Spitalnick
Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Campus Box 163, Athens, GA 30602 3013, USA
J Sex Marital Ther 31:43-56. 2005This article reviews and critiques couples therapy research that has focused on gay and lesbian relationships...
- Negotiated nonmonogamy and male couplesMichael 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...
- Sources of distress among women in treatment with their alcoholic partnersChristopher 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...
- Testing hypothesized predictors of change in conjoint behavioral alcoholism treatment for menBarbara S McCrady
Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway 08854 8001, USA
Alcohol Clin Exp Res 26:463-70. 2002The 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, ..
- 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....
- Objectivity in psychoanalytic assessment of couple relationshipsM 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...
- Treating distressed couples with coexisting mental and physical disorders: directions for clinical training and practiceDouglas 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...
- Recent advances in the treatment of intimate partner violence and abuse. ForewordDavid 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
- Attachment injuries in couple relationships: a new perspective on impasses in couples therapyS 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 ..
- Homework assignments in couple and family therapyFrank 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...
- 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...
- The Adult Attachment Interview and observed couple interaction: implications for an intergenerational perspective on couple therapyKaren 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...
- 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...
- 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 psychotherapyGünter Schiepek
Department of Psychology, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
World J Biol Psychiatry 10:658-68. 2009....
- 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...
- Healthy coping, negative emotions, and diabetes management: a systematic review and appraisalEdwin 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...
- Impact on couple relationships of predictive testing for Huntington disease: a longitudinal studyFiona 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...
- Decentering therapy: textual analysis of a narrative therapy sessionS 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...
- What about the kids? Parenting and child adjustment in the context of couple therapyKrista S Gattis
Western State Hospital Staunton, Virginia 24402 2500, USA
J Fam Psychol 22:833-42. 2008....
- Gender differences in substance use disordersK 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...
- 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...
- The application of behavioral couples therapy to the assessment and treatment of agoraphobia: implications of empirical researchA 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...
- Couple discord and depression in couples during couple therapy and in depressed individuals during depression treatmentDavid 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...
- Disarming jealousy in couples relationships: a multidimensional approachMichele 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...
- Clients' perceptions of pivotal moments in couples therapy: a qualitative study of change in therapyK B Helmeke
Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology, Western Michigan University, USA
J Marital Fam Ther 26:469-83. 2000Few qualitative research studies have been conducted on change processes in couples therapy, and even fewer have focused on the clients' perceptions of change processes...
- Contextual assessment of couples therapy: the Clinical Discourse Q-SetsSteven M Kogan
Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA, USA
J Marital Fam Ther 28:409-22. 2002This article describes a method for creating highly contextual assessments of couples therapy interaction using concepts from Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL)...
- Acceptance and expressed emotion in Mexican American caregivers of relatives with schizophreniaMarina Dorian
Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA
Fam Process 47:215-28. 2008....
- Alcoholics anonymous and relapse prevention as maintenance strategies after conjoint behavioral alcohol treatment for men: 18-month outcomesBarbara 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 ..
- Alcohol abuseTIMOTHY 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 ..
- Infidelity and behavioral couple therapy: optimism in the face of betrayalDavid 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...
- Behavioral couples therapy for the treatment of substance abuse: a substantive and methodological review of O'Farrell, Fals-Stewart, and colleagues' program of researchSaralyn 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. 2010Behavioral couples therapy (BCT) is an evidence-based couple therapy intervention for married or cohabitating substance abusers and their partners...
- The revolution in couple therapy: a practitioner-scientist perspectiveSusan 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...
- Outcomes of couples with infidelity in a community-based sample of couple therapyDavid 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...
- [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....
- [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...
- Domestic violence in veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder who seek couples therapyMichelle 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...
- Integrating sex and attachment in emotionally focused couple therapySusan 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...
- A randomized clinical trial of a brief, problem-focused couple therapy for depressionSHIRI 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...
- Observed communication and associations with satisfaction during traditional and integrative behavioral couple therapyMia 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...
- Acceptance versus change interventions in behavioral couple therapy: impact on couples' in-session communicationJ 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...
- Behavioral couples therapy for substance abuse: rationale, methods, and findingsWilliam Fals-Stewart
Research Institute on Addictions, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 14203 1016, USA
Sci Pract Perspect 2:30-41. 2004Behavioral 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 ..
- Couples therapy at end of lifeDavid 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...
- A couples intervention for patients facing advanced cancer and their spouse caregivers: outcomes of a pilot studyLinda 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...
- Helping the female partners of men abusing alcohol: a comparison of three treatmentsW 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...
- Traditional versus integrative behavioral couple therapy for significantly and chronically distressed married couplesAndrew 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...
- A socio-emotional approach to couple therapy: linking social context and couple interactionCarmen Knudson-Martin
Counseling and Family Sciences, Loma Linda University, Loa Linda, CA 92350, USA
Fam Process 49:369-84. 2010....
- Moving up the continuum of hope: developing a theory of hope and understanding its influence in couples therapyDavid 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...
- The alliance in couple therapy: Partner influence, early change, and alliance patterns in a naturalistic sampleMorten 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...
- Diagnosis and treatment of female sexual dysfunctionJennifer 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...
- Couples- versus individual-based therapy for alcohol and drug abuse: effects on children's psychosocial functioningMichelle 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 ..
- Efficacy of the third wave of behavioral therapies: a systematic review and meta-analysisLars 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...
- A multivariate time-series approach to marital interactionJörg 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...
- Change processes in couple therapy: an intensive case analysis of one couple using a common factors lensAdrian 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....
- Treating intimate partner violence within intact couple relationships: outcomes of multi-couple versus individual couple therapySandra 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....
- Adapting enactments to couple reactivity: five developmental stagesMark 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...
- Therapeutic alliance and the retention of couples in conjoint alcoholism treatmentH 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...
- An integrative intervention for promoting recovery from extramarital affairsKristina 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...
- Group-Based Couples Therapy for Drug AbuseWilliam Fals Stewart; Fiscal Year: 2009The 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 ..
- Indicated Treatment and Prevention of Marital Deterioration in At-Risk CouplesJAMES CORDOVA; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Prevention of marital distress in low-income couples transitioning to parenthoodKATHERINE 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. ..
- Adolescent Involvement in Parental Substance Abuse Treatment: Evaluation of EBFTNatasha 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 ..
- Secondary Effects of Parent Treatment for Drug Abuse on ChildrenMichelle 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 ..
- Behavioral Couples Group Therapy for Alcoholic Patients: Clinical Cost OutcomesTIMOTHY JAMES O'FARRELL; Fiscal Year: 2013Multiple 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 ..
- Mechanisms of Change: Alcohol Behavioral Couple TherapyBarbara 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. ..
- Impact of Interventions to Reduce Violence and Substance Abuse among VA PatientsSTEPHEN 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 ..
- Couple Relationship Education and Skills TrainingAMELIA J BIRNEY; Fiscal Year: 2013..In Phase 2, the full-scope CREST program will be developed and evaluated in a large-scale randomized trial. ..
- Behavioral Couples Therapy for Female Drug-Abusing PatientsTIMOTHY JAMES O'FARRELL; Fiscal Year: 2013DESCRIPTION (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-..
- Cognitive-Behavioral Couples Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress DisorderCandice 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...
- Barriers to Entry into Couples' Treatment of Problematic Alcohol UseYael 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. ..
- Online Mindfulness-Based Couple Therapy for Generalized Anxiety DisorderLISA 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. ..
- ADAPTING BEHAVIORAL MARITAL THERAPY TO TREAT DRUG ABUSEElizabeth 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, ..
- ACCEPTANCE AND CHANGE IN MARITAL THERAPYWILLIAM 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...
- Preventive Intervention for Young Co-Parenting CouplesPaul 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...
- BCT for Drug Abuse: A Group Therapy ApproachWilliam 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 ..
- BRIEF FAMILY TREATMENT TO PROMOTE ALCOHOLICS AFTERCARETIMOTHY 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 ..
- BEHAVIORAL COUPLES THERAPY IN DRUG ABUSE TREATMENTWilliam Fals Stewart; Fiscal Year: 2003Behavioral Couples Therapy (BCT) is associated with positive outcomes for alcoholic couples, both in terms of reduced alcohol use and increased relationship functioning...
- Parent training and couple therapy in alcohol treatmentFRANCIS FINCHAM; Fiscal Year: 2004..A promising approach is Behavioral Couples Therapy 9BCT), which focuses both on reducing substance use and improving family adjustment...
- SYSTEMIC TREATMENT OF BATTERERS IN INTACT RELATIONSHIPSSandra 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. ..
- TESTING ALCOHOL BEHAVIORAL COUPLES THERAPY FOR WOMENElizabeth 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/..
- Behavioral Family Counseling: A Tx Development ProjectTIMOTHY 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...
- Examining the Effects of Behavioral Couples Therapy on Intimate Partner ViolenceKeith 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...
- Behavioral Couples Therapy for Women Alcoholic PatientsTIMOTHY O FARRELL; Fiscal Year: 2008DESCRIPTION (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 ..
- Opioid Patients: Behavioral Family Counseling and NaltrexoneTIMOTHY 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. ..
- Domestic Violence Among Female Alcoholics in TreatmentTIMOTHY 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 ..
- 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. ..
- DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OUTCOMES FOR BEHAVIORAL COUPLE THERAPYTIMOTHY 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)...
- PROGRAMMATIC RESEARCH ON FAMILIES AND ADDICTIONTIMOTHY O FARRELL; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Effect of Treatment for Drug-Abusing Fathers on ChildrenMichelle 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. ..
- Preventing HIV and other STDs among drug-involved womenNabila 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. ..
- Domestic Violence Among Couples Seeking TherapyLorelei Simpson; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- PARTNER ABUSE AND HIV IN WOMEN RECEIVING EMERGENCY CARENabila El Bassel; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- HIV RISK AND PARTNER VIOLENCE--MEN ON METHADONENabila 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. ..
- HIV/STI Prevention for Drug-Involved CouplesLouisa 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]..
- A Couples Approach to Enhance Breast Cancer SurvirorshipDonald 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. ..
- LONG TERM EFFECT OF PREMARITAL INTERVENTIONHoward Markman; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Tailored Intervention for Melanoma Patients' FamiliesSharon 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]..
- Facilitating Informed Decisions for MSI TestingSharon Manne; Fiscal Year: 2008..The CD-ROM intervention will be developed with a view towards future dissemination. ..
- Colon Cancer Screening for Cancer Patients' FamiliesSharon 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. ..
- Depression and Chronic Pain in MarriageAnnmarie 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]..
- Family Intervention for Children and Crack-Using MothersAntonio Morgan Lopez; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Mechanisms Linking Hostility and SmokingChristopher Kahler; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Community-Based Lifestyle Promotion With Latino WomenDeborah 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. ..
- FACILITATING INVOLVEMENT IN AA OUTPATIENT TREATMENTKIMBERLY WALITZER; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- BRIEF COUPLES THERAPY IN DRUG ABUSE TREATMENTWendy Lam; Fiscal Year: 2005DESCRIPTION: (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 ..
- 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. ..
- Improving Smoking Cessation Outcomes in Heavy DrinkersChristopher 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. ..
- Project ASPIRE: Improving Pediatric Asthma Management for Urban FamiliesMarianne Celano; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- TRANSPORTING FAMILY THERAPY TO ADOLESCENT DAY TREATMENTCYNTHIA 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. ..
- Partner-Assisted Emotional Disclosure for GI CancerLaura 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. ..
- Parent Training and Couples Therapy for Drug AbuseWilliam 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-..
- Long-term Outcomes and Economic Impact of the Detention to Community ModelCYNTHIA LYN ROWE; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Treatment Development to Prevent Partner AggressionErica Woodin; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Couple Therapy and Pharmacotherapy for Major DepressionWAYNE 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 ..
- Dissemination of a MI-Based Preparatory ProcedureKIMBERLY 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]..
- Startle reflex amplitude and cortisol in PTSD.Mark Miller; Fiscal Year: 2005....