family therapy

Summary

Summary: A form of group psychotherapy. It involves treatment of more than one member of the family simultaneously in the same session.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Family therapy treatment: working with obese children and their families with small steps and realistic goals
    Ywonne Peterson
    TMK Konsult AB, Blentarp, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr Suppl 94:42-4. 2005
  2. ncbi Role of therapeutic alliance in family therapy for adolescent anorexia nervosa
    Tintina Pereira
    Department of Psychiatry, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 39:677-84. 2006
  3. ncbi Five-year follow-up of a randomized multicenter trial of intensive early intervention vs standard treatment for patients with a first episode of psychotic illness: the OPUS trial
    Mette Bertelsen
    Bispebjerg Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, 2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:762-71. 2008
  4. pmc Randomized clinical trial comparing family-based treatment with adolescent-focused individual therapy for adolescents with anorexia nervosa
    James Lock
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA 94305, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:1025-32. 2010
  5. pmc Enhanced cognitive behaviour therapy for adolescents with anorexia nervosa: an alternative to family therapy?
    Riccardo Dalle Grave
    Department of Eating and Weight Disorders, Villa Garda Hospital, Garda Vr, Italy
    Behav Res Ther 51:R9-R12. 2013
  6. ncbi Family-based interventions for pediatric obesity: methodological and conceptual challenges from family psychology
    Katherine M Kitzmann
    Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    J Fam Psychol 20:175-89. 2006
  7. ncbi A controlled comparison of family versus individual therapy for adolescents with anorexia nervosa
    A L Robin
    Wayne State University, Detroit, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 38:1482-9. 1999
  8. ncbi The effect of family interventions on relapse and rehospitalization in schizophrenia--a meta-analysis
    G Pitschel-Walz
    Department of Psychiatry, Technical University, Munich, Germany
    Schizophr Bull 27:73-92. 2001
  9. ncbi The role of parental anxiety in the treatment of childhood anxiety
    V E Cobham
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
    J Consult Clin Psychol 66:893-905. 1998
  10. ncbi Effectiveness of multidimensional family therapy with higher severity substance-abusing adolescents: report from two randomized controlled trials
    Craig E Henderson
    Department of Psychology, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 77341, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 78:885-97. 2010

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  1. ncbi Family therapy treatment: working with obese children and their families with small steps and realistic goals
    Ywonne Peterson
    TMK Konsult AB, Blentarp, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr Suppl 94:42-4. 2005
    ..Solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT) and systemic family therapy can be useful in a wide range of contexts and settings such as social care, education and healthcare...
  2. ncbi Role of therapeutic alliance in family therapy for adolescent anorexia nervosa
    Tintina Pereira
    Department of Psychiatry, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 39:677-84. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi Five-year follow-up of a randomized multicenter trial of intensive early intervention vs standard treatment for patients with a first episode of psychotic illness: the OPUS trial
    Mette Bertelsen
    Bispebjerg Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, 2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:762-71. 2008
    ..Intensive early treatment for first-episode psychosis has been shown to be effective. It is unknown if the positive effects are sustained for 5 years...
  4. pmc Randomized clinical trial comparing family-based treatment with adolescent-focused individual therapy for adolescents with anorexia nervosa
    James Lock
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA 94305, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:1025-32. 2010
    ..Evidence-based treatment trials for adolescents with anorexia nervosa are few...
  5. pmc Enhanced cognitive behaviour therapy for adolescents with anorexia nervosa: an alternative to family therapy?
    Riccardo Dalle Grave
    Department of Eating and Weight Disorders, Villa Garda Hospital, Garda Vr, Italy
    Behav Res Ther 51:R9-R12. 2013
    A specific form of family therapy (family-based treatment) is the leading treatment for adolescents with anorexia nervosa. As this treatment has certain limitations, alternative approaches are needed...
  6. ncbi Family-based interventions for pediatric obesity: methodological and conceptual challenges from family psychology
    Katherine M Kitzmann
    Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    J Fam Psychol 20:175-89. 2006
    ..The authors highlight methodological and conceptual challenges facing researchers in this area and argue for an even broader family focus in family-based interventions for pediatric obesity...
  7. ncbi A controlled comparison of family versus individual therapy for adolescents with anorexia nervosa
    A L Robin
    Wayne State University, Detroit, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 38:1482-9. 1999
    ..To compare the effectiveness of behavioral family systems therapy (BFST) with that of ego-oriented individual therapy (EOIT) as treatments for adolescents with anorexia nervosa...
  8. ncbi The effect of family interventions on relapse and rehospitalization in schizophrenia--a meta-analysis
    G Pitschel-Walz
    Department of Psychiatry, Technical University, Munich, Germany
    Schizophr Bull 27:73-92. 2001
    ..This meta-analysis indicates that psychoeducational interventions are essential to schizophrenia treatment...
  9. ncbi The role of parental anxiety in the treatment of childhood anxiety
    V E Cobham
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
    J Consult Clin Psychol 66:893-905. 1998
    ..At follow-up, these differences were maintained, with some weakening over time. Results were not consistent across outcome measures. The interpretation and potential clinical implications of these findings are discussed...
  10. ncbi Effectiveness of multidimensional family therapy with higher severity substance-abusing adolescents: report from two randomized controlled trials
    Craig E Henderson
    Department of Psychology, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 77341, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 78:885-97. 2010
    ..to examine heterogeneity in treatment response in a secondary analysis of 2 randomized controlled trials testing multidimensional family therapy (MDFT), an established evidence-based therapy for adolescent drug abuse and delinquency.
  11. ncbi Expressed emotion as a predictor of outcome among bipolar patients undergoing family therapy
    Eunice Y Kim
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado, Campus Box 345, Boulder, CO 80309 0345, USA
    J Affect Disord 82:343-52. 2004
    ..However, few studies have examined whether levels of EE predict the course of illness for patients engaged in psychosocial interventions...
  12. ncbi Family therapy for adolescent anorexia nervosa: the results of a controlled comparison of two family interventions
    I Eisler
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, and South London and Maudsley NHS Trust, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 41:727-36. 2000
    ..Forty adolescent patients with anorexia nervosa were randomly assigned to "conjoint family therapy" (CFT) or to "separated family therapy" (SFT) using a stratified design controlling for levels of critical ..
  13. ncbi Behavioral therapy in the treatment of pediatric obesity
    L H Epstein
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 48:981-93. 2001
    ....
  14. ncbi Family therapy as a model for treating childhood obesity: useful tools for clinicians
    Paulina Nowicka
    Childhood Obesity Unit, Skåne University Hospital and Department of Pediatrics, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 16:129-45. 2011
    ..from a research program on an empirically supported family-therapy-based treatment, Standardized Obesity Family Therapy (SOFT)...
  15. ncbi A pilot study of a family-based treatment for adolescent anorexia nervosa: 18- and 36-month follow-ups
    Gunilla Paulson-Karlsson
    Academy of Health and Medical Sciences, Orebro University, Orebro Anorexia Bulimia Unit, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Centre, Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Eat Disord 17:72-88. 2009
    ..These results show that family-based treatment appears to be effective in adolescent anorexia nervosa patients regarding areas examined in this study...
  16. ncbi Multidimensional family therapy for young adolescent substance abuse: twelve-month outcomes of a randomized controlled trial
    Howard A Liddle
    Center for Treatment Research on Adolescent Drug Abuse, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1120 NW 14th Street, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:12-25. 2009
    ..This controlled trial (n = 83) provided an experimental test comparing multidimensional family therapy (MDFT) and a peer group intervention with young teens...
  17. ncbi How was it for you? Families' experiences of receiving Behavioural Family Therapy
    A S Campbell
    Department of Nursing and Midwifery, Keele University, City General Hospital, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 11:261-7. 2004
    ..the findings of a phenomenological enquiry into the lived experience of 10 families who received Behavioural Family Therapy (BFT) as part of a training initiative in the West Midlands Health Region of the UK...
  18. ncbi Juvenile drug court: enhancing outcomes by integrating evidence-based treatments
    Scott W Henggeler
    Family Services Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:42-54. 2006
    ..In addition, findings supported the view that the use of evidence-based treatments within the drug court context improved youth substance-related outcomes. Clinical and policy implications of these findings are discussed...
  19. ncbi Treatment of adolescents with a cannabis use disorder: main findings of a randomized controlled trial comparing multidimensional family therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy in The Netherlands
    Vincent Hendriks
    Parnassia Addiction Research Centre PARC, Brijder Addiction Treatment, Parnassia Bavo Group, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Drug Alcohol Depend 119:64-71. 2011
    ..We investigated whether multidimensional family therapy (MDFT) was more effective than cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in treatment-seeking adolescents with a DSM-..
  20. ncbi Treatment of eating disorders in children and adolescents
    A L Robin
    Wayne State University, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 18:421-46. 1998
    ..partial hospitalization, individual dynamic therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, interpersonal therapy, family therapy, and medication for treating anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and related eating disorders in children and ..
  21. ncbi Is family-based behavioral weight control appropriate for severe pediatric obesity?
    M D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 30:318-28. 2001
    ..We sought to evaluate the acceptability and feasibility of a family-based intervention for severely obese children...
  22. ncbi Multidimensional family therapy lowers the rate of cannabis dependence in adolescents: a randomised controlled trial in Western European outpatient settings
    Henk Rigter
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Drug Alcohol Depend 130:85-93. 2013
    ..S.-developed multidimensional family therapy (MDFT) tested in their countries in a trans-national trial, called the International Need for Cannabis ..
  23. ncbi Family therapy for drug abuse: review and updates 2003-2010
    Cynthia L Rowe
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Center for Treatment Research on Adolescent Drug Abuse, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 38:59-81. 2012
    Just 15 years ago, Liddle and Dakof (Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 1995; 21, 511) concluded, based on the available evidence, that family therapy represented a "promising, but not definitive" approach for the treatment of drug ..
  24. ncbi Adolescent and parent alliance and treatment outcome in multidimensional family therapy
    Karni Shelef
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:689-98. 2005
    ..therapeutic alliances and treatment outcome among 65 substance-abusing adolescents receiving multidimensional family therapy. Observer ratings of parent alliance predicted premature termination from treatment...
  25. ncbi Shedding light on thirteen years of darkness: content analysis of articles pertaining to transgender issues in marriage/couple and family therapy journals
    Markie L C Blumer
    Marriage and Family Therapy Program, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Box 453045, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, Nevada 89154 3045, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 38:244-56. 2012
    What is the extent to which marriage/couple and family therapy (M/CFT) journals address transgender issues and how many of them say they are inclusive of transgender persons when they are not? To answer these queries, a content analysis ..
  26. ncbi Open trial of family-based treatment for full and partial anorexia nervosa in adolescence: evidence of successful dissemination
    Katharine L Loeb
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:792-800. 2007
    ..This aim of this open trial was to investigate the feasibility and effectiveness of delivering FBT at a site beyond the treatment's origin and manualization...
  27. ncbi Family interventions in adolescent anorexia nervosa
    Daniel le Grange
    Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC3077, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 18:159-73. 2009
    ..of change in eating disorder treatment remain limited, the empiric evidence for the effectiveness of family therapy for adolescent Anorexia Nervosa is gaining strength...
  28. ncbi Surviving cancer competently intervention program (SCCIP): a cognitive-behavioral and family therapy intervention for adolescent survivors of childhood cancer and their families
    A E Kazak
    Division of Oncology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Fam Process 38:175-91. 1999
    ..An Intervention Program--SCCIP--is a one-day family group intervention that combines cognitive-behavioral and family therapy approaches...
  29. pmc Can family-based treatment of anorexia nervosa be manualized?
    J Lock
    Department of Psychiatry, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    J Psychother Pract Res 10:253-61. 2001
    ..Manualized family therapy appears to be acceptable to therapists, patients, and families...
  30. pmc A randomized controlled trial of adjunctive family therapy and treatment as usual following inpatient treatment for anorexia nervosa adolescents
    Nathalie Godart
    Department of Adolescents and Young Adults Psychiatry, Institut Mutualiste Montsouris, Paris, France
    PLoS ONE 7:e28249. 2012
    ..Research on treatments in anorexia nervosa (AN) is scarce. Although most of the therapeutic programs used in 'real world practice' in AN treatment resort to multidisciplinary approaches, they have rarely been evaluated...
  31. pmc Family therapy for adolescents with poorly controlled diabetes: initial test of clinical significance
    Michael A Harris
    Department of Pediatrics CDRC, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 34:1097-107. 2009
    We examined a structured family therapy approach in promoting clinically meaningful improvements in parent-adolescent conflict in adolescents with poorly controlled diabetes.
  32. ncbi Clinical effectiveness of treatments for anorexia nervosa in adolescents: randomised controlled trial
    Simon G Gowers
    Academic Unit, Section of Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Liverpool, Chester, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 191:427-35. 2007
    ..Treatment guidelines identify few adequately powered trials to guide recommendations for anorexia nervosa...
  33. ncbi Bridging the research-practice gap in adolescent substance abuse treatment: the case of brief strategic family therapy
    Michael S Robbins
    Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 23:123-32. 2002
    This article presents an empirically validated intervention, Brief Strategic Family Therapy (BSFT), for the treatment of adolescent drug abusers. The BSFT intervention steps and program format are presented...
  34. ncbi A randomized controlled trial of family therapy and cognitive behavior therapy guided self-care for adolescents with bulimia nervosa and related disorders
    Ulrike Schmidt
    Section of Eating Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 164:591-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of family therapy and cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) guided self-care in adolescents with bulimia nervosa or eating disorder ..
  35. ncbi Problem solving in the treatment of childhood obesity
    L H Epstein
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, New York 14260 4110, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 68:717-21. 2000
    ..The bulk of evidence suggests that problem solving did not add to treatment effectiveness beyond the standard family-based treatment...
  36. ncbi Exploring actor-partner interdependence in family therapy: whose view (parent or adolescent) best predicts treatment progress?
    Myrna L Friedlander
    Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, University at Albany State University of New York, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    J Couns Psychol 59:168-75. 2012
    Predictions of family therapy outcome consistently vary depending on which client rates the alliance...
  37. ncbi Alliance and dropout in family therapy for adolescents with behavior problems: individual and systemic effects
    Michael S Robbins
    University of Miami School of Medicine, Center for Family Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Fam Psychol 17:534-44. 2003
    This study examined the relationship between alliance and retention in family therapy. Alliance was examined at the individual (parent and adolescent) and family levels (within-family differences)...
  38. pmc Early therapeutic alliance and treatment outcome in individual and family therapy for adolescent behavior problems
    Aaron Hogue
    National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, New York, NY 10017, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:121-9. 2006
    ..alliance was examined in 100 clients receiving either individual cognitive- behavioral therapy (CBT) or family therapy for adolescent substance abuse...
  39. ncbi Treatment of adolescent patients with eating disorders: description of a psychodynamic approach in clinical practice
    N Godart
    Department of Psychiatry, Institut Mutualiste Montsouris, Paris, France
    Eat Weight Disord 9:224-7. 2004
    ..International meetings dedicate considerable discussion to the subject but, as it seems to be relatively ignored in the published literature, we here describe the main elements of our own method...
  40. ncbi Attachment-based family therapy for adolescents with suicidal ideation: a randomized controlled trial
    Guy S Diamond
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 49:122-31. 2010
    To evaluate whether Attachment-Based Family Therapy (ABFT) is more effective than Enhanced Usual Care (EUC) for reducing suicidal ideation and depressive symptoms in adolescents.
  41. ncbi Resolving a disagreement in a clinical team: overcoming conflicting views about the role of family therapy in an outpatient treatment programme for anorexia nervosa
    N Godart
    Department of Psychiatry, Universite Paris Descartes, Faculte de Medecine, Site Institut Mutualiste Montsouris, Paris, France
    Eat Weight Disord 11:185-94. 2006
    ..treatment program implemented in the Department includes parent counselling, but not the whole family in a family therapy procedure...
  42. ncbi A randomised controlled treatment trial of two forms of family therapy in adolescent anorexia nervosa: a five-year follow-up
    Ivan Eisler
    South London and Maudsley NHS Trust, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:552-60. 2007
    There is growing evidence that family therapy is an effective treatment for adolescent anorexia nervosa...
  43. ncbi Childhood depression: a place for psychotherapy. An outcome study comparing individual psychodynamic psychotherapy and family therapy
    Judith Trowell
    Tavistock Clinic, 120 Belsize Lane, London, NW3 5BA, UK
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 16:157-67. 2007
    Although considered clinically effective, there is little systematic research confirming the use of Individual Psychodynamic Psychotherapy or Family Therapy as treatments for depression in children and young adolescents.
  44. ncbi Psychosocial treatment for first-episode psychosis: a research update
    David L Penn
    Department of Psychology, CB 3270, Davie Hall, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:2220-32. 2005
    ..This article reviews research on psychosocial treatment for first-episode psychosis...
  45. ncbi Meta-analysis of therapeutic relationship variables in youth and family therapy: the evidence for different relationship variables in the child and adolescent treatment outcome literature
    Marc S Karver
    University of South Florida, Department of Psychology, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, PCD 4118G Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 26:50-65. 2006
    ..and measuring therapeutic relationship variables, such as the therapeutic alliance, in youth and family therapy is discussed...
  46. ncbi A comparison of short- and long-term family therapy for adolescent anorexia nervosa
    James Lock
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:632-9. 2005
    Research suggests that family treatment for adolescents with anorexia nervosa may be effective. This study was designed to determine the optimal length of such family therapy.
  47. ncbi Low-intensity family therapy intervention is useful in a clinical setting to treat obese and extremely obese children
    Paulina Nowicka
    Childhood Obesity Unit, University Hospital Malmo, Malmo, Sweden
    Int J Pediatr Obes 2:211-7. 2007
    To study the influence of low-intensity solution-focused family therapy with obese and extremely obese pediatric subjects on body mass index (BMI) z-scores and self-esteem.
  48. pmc Family-based obesity treatment, then and now: twenty-five years of pediatric obesity treatment
    Leonard H Epstein
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    Health Psychol 26:381-91. 2007
    ....
  49. pmc Adjunctive psychotherapy for bipolar disorder: state of the evidence
    David J Miklowitz
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309 0345, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 165:1408-19. 2008
    ..This article reviews randomized trials of adjunctive psychotherapy for bipolar disorder...
  50. ncbi A parent-led family-focused treatment program for overweight children aged 5 to 9 years: the PEACH RCT
    Anthea M Magarey
    epartment of Nutrition and Dietetics, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    Pediatrics 127:214-22. 2011
    ..To evaluate a healthy lifestyle intervention to reduce adiposity in children aged 5 to 9 years and assess whether adding parenting skills training would enhance this effect...
  51. ncbi Cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety disordered youth: a randomized clinical trial evaluating child and family modalities
    Philip C Kendall
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122 6085, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:282-97. 2008
    ..Treatment gains, when found, were maintained at 1-year follow-up. FCBT outperformed ICBT when both parents had an anxiety disorder. Implications for treatment and suggestions for research are discussed...
  52. ncbi A randomized study of family-focused psychoeducation and pharmacotherapy in the outpatient management of bipolar disorder
    David J Miklowitz
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:904-12. 2003
    ..This study was performed to determine whether combining family-focused therapy (FFT) with pharmacotherapy during a postepisode interval enhances patients' mood stability during maintenance treatment...
  53. pmc A two year family based behaviour treatment for obese children
    J X Jiang
    National Center for Women s and Children s Health, Beijing, China
    Arch Dis Child 90:1235-8. 2005
    ..Childhood obesity has become a nutritional problem in China since the 1990s...
  54. ncbi The effects on mood of adjunctive single-family and multi-family group therapy in the treatment of hospitalized patients with major depression. A 15-month follow-up study
    Gilbert M D Lemmens
    University Psychiatric Centre K U Leuven, Campus Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Psychother Psychosom 78:98-105. 2009
    ..This study assesses the value of the additional use of single-family or multi-family group therapy within this patient population...
  55. ncbi The adoption and implementation of an evidence based practice in child and family mental health services organizations: a pilot study of functional family therapy in New York State
    James L Zazzali
    RAND, 1776 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 35:38-49. 2008
    ..Functional Family Therapy (FFT), one such evidence-based treatment, is a family prevention and intervention program for adolescents with ..
  56. ncbi Family resilience: a framework for clinical practice
    Froma Walsh
    School of Social Service, Administration and Department of Psychiatry, and Center for Family Health, University of Chicago, USA
    Fam Process 42:1-18. 2003
    ..Clinical practice applications are described briefly to suggest the broad utility of this conceptual framework for intervention and prevention efforts to strengthen families facing serious life challenges...
  57. ncbi Traumatic loss and major disasters: strengthening family and community resilience
    Froma Walsh
    School of Social Service Administration and Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, USA
    Fam Process 46:207-27. 2007
    ..Case illustrations, model programs, and intervention guidelines are described in situations of community violence and major disasters to suggest ways to foster family and community resilience...
  58. ncbi Adolescent and parent therapeutic alliances as predictors of dropout in multidimensional family therapy
    Michael S Robbins
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Fam Psychol 20:108-16. 2006
    ..between adolescent-therapist and mother-therapist therapeutic alliances and dropout in multidimensional family therapy for adolescents who abuse drugs...
  59. ncbi Cognitive-behavioral group treatments in childhood anxiety disorders: the role of parental involvement
    S L Mendlowitz
    Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 38:1223-9. 1999
    ....
  60. ncbi A review of evidence-based psychosocial interventions for bipolar disorder
    David J Miklowitz
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO 80309 0345, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:28-33. 2006
    ..This article discusses each of these interventions and summarizes the evidence for their efficacy in randomized trials. Recommendations for implementing psychosocial interventions in clinical practice are also given...
  61. ncbi Treating adolescent drug abuse: a randomized trial comparing multidimensional family therapy and cognitive behavior therapy
    Howard A Liddle
    Center for Treatment Research on Adolescent Drug Abuse, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, 1120 NW 14th Street, Miami, 33136, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Addiction 103:1660-70. 2008
    To examine the efficacy of two adolescent drug abuse treatments: individual cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and multidimensional family therapy (MDFT).
  62. ncbi Costs of remission and recovery using family therapy for adolescent anorexia nervosa: a descriptive report
    James Lock
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Eat Disord 16:322-30. 2008
    ..patients with AN treated with a similar regimen consisting of inpatient medical stabilization, outpatient family therapy, and psychiatric medications for co-morbid psychiatric conditions...
  63. pmc INCANT: a transnational randomized trial of multidimensional family therapy versus treatment as usual for adolescents with cannabis use disorder
    Henk Rigter
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 10:28. 2010
    ..literature review of evidence-based treatments and an international experts meeting, Multidimensional Family Therapy (MDFT) was selected for a pilot study first, which was successful, and then for a joint, transnational ..
  64. pmc Overeating among seriously overweight children seeking treatment: results of the children's eating disorder examination
    Michele D Levine
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 39:135-40. 2006
    ....
  65. ncbi Family intervention approach to loss of clinical effect during long-term antidepressant treatment: a pilot study
    Stefania Fabbri
    Affective Disorder Program and Laboratory of Experimental Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1348-51. 2007
    ..The aims of this investigation were to explore the feasibility of a family intervention approach to loss of clinical effect during long-term antidepressant therapy and to compare this approach with dose increase...
  66. ncbi Attachment-based family therapy for depressed adolescents: programmatic treatment development
    Guy Diamond
    Center for Family Intervention Science, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 6:107-27. 2003
    ..Attachment-based family therapy (ABFT) is a brief, manualized treatment model tailored to the specific needs of depressed adolescents and ..
  67. ncbi Military deployment: the impact on children and family adjustment and the need for care
    Alexander C McFarlane
    University of Adelaide, The Centre for Military and Veterans Health, Adelaide, South Australia
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 22:369-73. 2009
    ..Whereas there is an extensive clinical literature about the developmental challenges facing children and issues of family adjustment, there is a lack of systematic research. This review summarizes the findings of recent publications...
  68. pmc Comparison of family therapy outcome with alcohol-abusing, runaway adolescents
    Natasha Slesnick
    Department of Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, 1787 Neil Ave, 135 Campbell Hall, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 35:255-77. 2009
    ..and their primary caretakers from two runaway shelters and assigned them to (a) home-based ecologically based family therapy (EBFT), (b) office-based functional family therapy (FFT), or (c) service as usual (SAU) through the shelter...
  69. pmc Assessing fidelity in individual and family therapy for adolescent substance abuse
    Aaron Hogue
    The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, New York, NY 10017 6706, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 35:137-47. 2008
    ..TBRS-C) measures adherence and competence in individual cognitive-behavioral therapy and multidimensional family therapy for adolescent substance abuse...
  70. ncbi Comparison of long-term outcomes in adolescents with anorexia nervosa treated with family therapy
    James Lock
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, CA 94305, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:666-72. 2006
    ..To describe the relative effectiveness of a short versus long course of family-based therapy (FBT) for adolescent anorexia nervosa at long-term follow-up...
  71. ncbi Adolescent adjustment over six years in HIV-affected families
    Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:174-82. 2006
    ..To assess predictors of adjustment of adolescents of parents with HIV (PWH) at three and six years after the delivery of either a coping skills intervention or a standard care condition...
  72. pmc Multidimensional family therapy: addressing co-occurring substance abuse and other problems among adolescents with comprehensive family-based treatment
    Cynthia L Rowe
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Center for Treatment Research on Adolescent Drug Abuse, 1120 North West 14th Street, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 19:563-76. 2010
    ..This article reviews the clinical interventions and research evidence supporting the use of Multidimensional Family Therapy (MDFT) for adolescents with substance abuse and co-occurring problems...
  73. pmc Child and family therapy process: concordance of therapist and observational perspectives
    Michael S Hurlburt
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 37:230-44. 2010
    ..Implications of the findings for quality improvement efforts in community-based mental health care settings are discussed...
  74. pmc Brief strategic family therapy: lessons learned in efficacy research and challenges to blending research and practice
    Daniel A Santisteban
    Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Center for Family Studies, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Fam Process 45:259-71. 2006
    ..we have learned from (1) a long program of research on an empirically supported treatment, brief strategic family therapy (BSFT), and (2) our ongoing research and training efforts related to transporting BSFT to the front lines of ..
  75. pmc The effect of a family therapy and technology-based intervention on caregiver depression
    Carl Eisdorfer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, 1695 N W 9th Avenue, Suite 3204, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Gerontologist 43:521-31. 2003
    ..of the REACH (Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer's Caregiver Health) program that examined the efficacy of a family therapy and technology-based intervention in reducing depressive symptoms (according to the Center for Epidemiological ..
  76. ncbi Predictors of adherence to cognitive-behavioural therapy in first-episode psychosis
    Mario Alvarez-Jimenez
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Can J Psychiatry 54:710-8. 2009
    ..To investigate predictors of adherence with a cognitive-behavioural intervention in first-episode psychosis (FEP) patients...
  77. ncbi Cognitive-behavioral treatment of anxiety disorders in children: long-term (6-year) follow-up
    P M Barrett
    School of Applied Psychology, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Southport, Queensland, Australia
    J Consult Clin Psychol 69:135-41. 2001
    ..Furthermore, CBT and CBT plus family management were equally effective at long-term follow-up. These findings support the long-term clinical utility of CBT in treating children and adolescents suffering from anxiety disorders...
  78. ncbi Changing provider practices, program environment, and improving outcomes by transporting multidimensional family therapy to an adolescent drug treatment setting
    Howard A Liddle
    Center for Treatment Research on Adolescent Drug Abuse, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Am J Addict 15:102-12. 2006
    ..developed to train clinical staff within an existing day treatment program to implement multidimensional family therapy (MDFT), an evidence-based adolescent substance abuse treatment...
  79. ncbi The Cannabis Youth Treatment (CYT) Study: main findings from two randomized trials
    Michael Dennis
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 27:197-213. 2004
    ..the five-session MET/CBT with the Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach (ACRA) and Multidimensional Family Therapy (MDFT). The 600 cannabis users were predominately white males, aged 15-16...
  80. ncbi Cognitive behavioral and attachment based family therapy for anxious adolescents: Phase I and II studies
    Lynne Siqueland
    Center for Psychotherapy Research, Department of Psychiatry, Children s Center for OCD and Anxiety, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 19:361-81. 2005
    ..to gather preliminary efficacy data on a modified combination cognitive behavioral (CBT) and attachment based family therapy (ABFT) for adolescents (ages 12-18), with the primary diagnosis of generalized (GAD), social phobia (SP), and ..
  81. ncbi Multidimensional family therapy for adolescent drug abuse: results of a randomized clinical trial
    H A Liddle
    Center for Treatment Research on Adolescent Drug Abuse, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami School of Medicine, Florida 33136, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 27:651-88. 2001
    ..clinically referred marijuana- and alcohol-abusing adolescents to one of three treatments: multidimensional family therapy (MDFT), adolescent group therapy (AGT), and multifamily educational intervention (MEI)...
  82. ncbi Decreasing effect sizes for effectiveness studies- implications for the transport of evidence-based treatments: comment on curtis, ronan, and borduin (2004)
    Scott W Henggeler
    Family Services Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Fam Psychol 18:420-3. 2004
    ..Current research is clearly demonstrating that evidence-based practices can be successfully transported, but much remains to be learned regarding the optimal parameters of such transport...
  83. ncbi Early intervention for adolescent substance abuse: pretreatment to posttreatment outcomes of a randomized clinical trial comparing multidimensional family therapy and peer group treatment
    Howard A Liddle
    Center for Treatment Research on Adolescent Drug Abuse, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 36:49-63. 2004
    ....
  84. ncbi Predictors of dropout and remission in family therapy for adolescent anorexia nervosa in a randomized clinical trial
    James Lock
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 39:639-47. 2006
    The purpose of this study is to explore the predictors of dropout and remission in the treatment of adolescent anorexia nervosa (AN) using family therapy.
  85. ncbi Adaptation of the preventive intervention program for depression for use with predominantly low-income Latino families
    Eugene J D'Angelo
    Division of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02110, USA
    Fam Process 48:269-91. 2009
    ..The therapeutic alliance with the preventionists was experienced as quite positive by the mothers. A case example illustrates how the intervention was adapted...
  86. ncbi Family cognitive behavioral therapy for child anxiety disorders
    Jeffrey J Wood
    Department of Education, University of California, Los Angeles 90095, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:314-21. 2006
    ..This study compared family-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT; the Building Confidence Program) with traditional child-focused CBT with minimal family involvement for children with anxiety disorders...
  87. ncbi Sustained change in parents receiving preventive interventions for families with depression
    W R Beardslee
    Judge Baker Children s Center, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 154:510-5. 1997
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the sustained effects of two cognitive, psychoeducational preventive interventions for families in which a parent had an affective disorder...
  88. ncbi Empirically supported treatments for children with phobic and anxiety disorders: current status
    T H Ollendick
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg 24061 0355, USA
    J Clin Child Psychol 27:156-67. 1998
    ..Furthermore, research that examines the pathological processes involved in the onset and maintenance of phobic and anxiety disorders as well as the change processes used to treat these disorders is called for...
  89. ncbi Blueprints in Sweden. Symptom load in Swedish adolescents in studies of Functional Family Therapy (FFT), Multisystemic Therapy (MST) and Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care (MTFC)
    Lars Henry Gustle
    Department of Psychology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Nord J Psychiatry 61:443-51. 2007
    ..study was to compare symptom load in youth groups treated with three Swedish Blueprint programmes - Functional Family Therapy (FFT), Multisystemic Therapy (MST) and Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care (MTFC) - to see if symptom load ..
  90. ncbi Comparison of family therapy and family group psychoeducation in adolescents with anorexia nervosa
    R Geist
    Department of Psychiatry, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 45:173-8. 2000
    To compare the effects of 4 months of 2 family-oriented treatments, family therapy and family psychoeducation, on female adolescents with newly diagnosed restrictive eating disorders.
  91. ncbi Anger, interpersonal relationships, and health-related quality of life in bullying boys who are treated with outpatient family therapy: a randomized, prospective, controlled trial with 1 year of follow-up
    Marius K Nickel
    Clinic for Psychosomatic Medicine, Inntalklinik, Simbach Inn, Germany
    Pediatrics 116:e247-54. 2005
    ....
  92. pmc Treatment adherence, competence, and outcome in individual and family therapy for adolescent behavior problems
    Aaron Hogue
    Health and Treatment Research, National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, 633 Third Avenue, 19th Floor, New York, NY 10017, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:544-55. 2008
    ..treatment outcome in a controlled trial of individual cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and multidimensional family therapy (MDFT) for adolescent substance use and related behavior problems...
  93. ncbi Adaptation of preventive interventions for a low-income, culturally diverse community
    D L Podorefsky
    Department of Psychiatry, Children s Hospital and Judge Baker Children s Center, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 40:879-86. 2001
    ..To describe essential elements in the adaptation of a prevention approach with a high-risk urban sample, chosen to contrast sharply with the primarily middle-class sample in which it had been originally tested...
  94. ncbi The psychosocial treatment of schizophrenia: an update
    J Bustillo
    Department of Psychiatry, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 158:163-75. 2001
    ..The authors sought to update the randomized controlled trial literature of psychosocial treatments for schizophrenia...
  95. ncbi Understanding practitioners' characteristics and perspectives prior to the dissemination of an evidence-based intervention
    Barbara L Baumann
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 30:771-87. 2006
    ....
  96. ncbi A theoretical model of common process factors in youth and family therapy
    Marc S Karver
    Department of Psychology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33620, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 7:35-51. 2005
    ..In this article, the authors explore the status of common process factors research in the youth and family therapy literature, and propose a theoretical model linking specific therapeutic relationship variables and treatment ..
  97. ncbi Delivery of family therapy in the treatment of anorexia nervosa using telehealth
    Gary S Goldfield
    Mental Health Research, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    Telemed J E Health 9:111-4. 2003
    b>Family therapy plays an important role in the comprehensive treatment of adolescents with anorexia nervosa (AN)...
  98. ncbi A contingency management intervention for adolescent marijuana abuse and conduct problems
    Jody Kamon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05403, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:513-21. 2005
    ..To describe an innovative treatment for adolescent marijuana abuse and provide initial information about its feasibility, acceptability, and potential efficacy...
  99. pmc Efficacy of brief strategic family therapy in modifying Hispanic adolescent behavior problems and substance use
    Daniel A Santisteban
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Fam Psychol 17:121-33. 2003
    This study investigated the efficacy of brief strategic family therapy (BSFT) with Hispanic behavior problem and drug using youth, an underrepresented population in the family therapy research literature...
  100. ncbi Principles and results of family therapy in schizophrenia
    K Hahlweg
    TU Braunschweig, Institute of Psychology, Braunschweig
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 249:108-15. 1999
    ....
  101. ncbi Does adjunctive family therapy enhance recovery from bipolar I mood episodes?
    Ivan W Miller
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    J Affect Disord 82:431-6. 2004
    b>Family therapy is sometimes used as adjunctive treatment to pharmacotherapy to help patients recover from mood episodes of bipolar I disorder. However, the efficacy of this practice is not known.

Research Grants63

  1. Therapeutic Pathways to Improving End of Life Outcomes Among Families in Palliati
    TALIA IRIT ZAIDER; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Research on processes of change in family therapy has identified two key dimensions of family alliance: (1) Therapeutic safety (i.e...
  2. Alcohol treatment & health disparity in American Indians
    R Walker; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..urban American Indians, are closely connected with general medical services, offer ancillary care such as family therapy, provide numerous treatment modalities for individuals with alcohol problems, and support ongoing research ..
  3. Adolescent Involvement in Parental Substance Abuse Treatment: Evaluation of EBFT
    Natasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>Family therapy has consistently shown that involvement of family members in the treatment of substance users is associated ..
  4. Secondary Effects of Parent Treatment for Drug Abuse on Children
    Michelle L Kelley; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..these children may be ideal, many parents are very reluctant to allow the child to take part in individual or family therapy. Preliminary research suggests that Learning Sobriety Together (LST;the "brand" name of Behavioral Couples ..
  5. Family Therapy in the Treatment of Adolescent Anorexia Nervosa
    D Blake Woodside; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The most promising treatment for adolescent AN is a specific form of family therapy, (the Maudsley approach) called here, behavioral family therapy (BFT)...
  6. Family Therapy in the Treatment of Adolescent Anorexia Nervosa
    WILLIAM STEWART AGRAS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The most promising treatment for adolescent AN is a specific form of family therapy, (the Maudsley approach) called here, behavioral family therapy (BFT)...
  7. Family Therapy in the Treatment of Adolescent Anorexia Nervosa
    Harry A Brandt; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The most promising treatment for adolescent AN is a specific form of family therapy, (the Maudsley approach) called here, behavioral family therapy (BFT)...
  8. Family Therapy in the Treatment of Adolescent Anorexia Nervosa
    DENISE ELLA WILFLEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The most promising treatment for adolescent AN is a specific form of family therapy, (the Maudsley approach) called here, behavioral family therapy (BFT)...
  9. Attachment-Based Family Therapy for Suicidal Adolescents
    R ROGERS KOBAK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Attachment-Based Family Therapy (ABFT) offers a promising alternative to prior treatments...
  10. Family Therapy Development for Incarcerated Mothers with Substance Use Disorders
    MALITTA V ENGSTROM; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..family systems, cognitive and behavioral theories to design and pilot-test an innovative, culturally- relevant family therapy model;3)recruit 30 incarcerated women who are participating in drug court-referred residential treatment in a ..
  11. Combining an Evidenced Based Treatment with a Measurement Feedback System
    Leonard Bickman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will integrate an existing EBT [and an existing MFS. The EBT is Functional Family Therapy (FFT), an empirically supported intervention for youths in the juvenile justice and mental health systems...
  12. Family Therapy for Adolescent Depression: Deployment Focused Development, Phase 1
    Lisa B Sheeber; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..by applicant): The primary goal of this application is to design a developmentally-appropriate Behavioral Family Therapy Intervention (BFT) for the treatment of Adolescent Depression that is suitable for use in applied clinical ..
  13. Integrative Data Analysis of Gender and Ethnic Differences in MDFT RCTs
    Craig E Henderson; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..functioning from 10 longitudinal randomized controlled trials testing the effectiveness of Multidimensional Family Therapy (MDFT), an empirically-supported treatment for substance abusing, juvenile-justice- involved youth (Liddle, ..
  14. Secondary Analysis of Functional Family Therapy in a Child Welfare Organization
    CHARLES WAYNE TURNER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of this secondary data analysis project is to evaluate the impact of an innovative approach, Functional Family Therapy-Child Welfare (FFTCW), on the quality and costs of treatment and prevention services for substance abuse, HIV ..
  15. Training Program in Drug Dependence Epidemiology
    JAMES CHRISTOPHER ANTHONY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g., sociology, social work, family therapy)...
  16. Functional Family Therapy for Adolescent Substance Abuse in Chile
    Holly Barrett Waldron; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..One intervention approach that holds great promise for dissemination and evaluation in Chile is Functional Family Therapy (FFT), a widely-disseminated intervention program for youth with behavior problems that is supported by more ..
  17. Family Therapy via Video Teleconference for Substance-Abusing Rural Adolescents
    Holly Barrett Waldron; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Specifically, the current proposal is a randomized clinical trial testing th efficacy of Functional Family Therapy (FFT) administered by video teleconference (FFT-V) in the homes of substance abusing adolescents...
  18. Integrated Family-Based Treatment of Co-Occurring Adolescent SUD and ADHD
    Aaron Hogue; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Training in these core areas will lead to development of a new treatment for ASU/ADHD, Functional Family Therapy - Integrated Model (FFT-IM), an adapted version of an empirically based model for ASU that incorporates ..
  19. Family Intervention for Teen Drinking and Alcohol-related Crises in the ER
    CYNTHIA LYN ROWE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..further develop and rigorously test two family interventions for adolescent alcohol problems, Multidimensional Family Therapy (MDFT) and a Family Motivational Interviewing Intervention (FMII)...
  20. Case Simulation Methods for Teaching Empirically-Validated Behavioral Treatments
    Varda Shoham; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..course practicum sequence: (a) cognitive and behavioral therapy for adult depression (CBT practicum), (b) family therapy for adolescent drug abuse (family therapy practicum), and (c) motivational interviewing for adult alcohol ..
  21. Intensive Outpatient Protocol for High Risk Suicidal Teens
    ANTHONY NMN SPIRITO; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We are aware of only 6 RCTs with suicidal adolescents, two using family therapy, two using group therapy, one using Multisystemic Therapy, and a study by our group using individual ..
  22. Building Outcomes with Observation-Based Supervision: An FFT Effectiveness Trial
    Holly Barrett Waldron; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..study which will evaluate two distinct approaches to therapist supervision in the implementation of Functional Family Therapy (FFT), an EBT for adolescent substance abuse, conduct/delinquent behaviors, and HIV risk behaviors...
  23. Brief Strategic Family Therapy versus Treatment as Usual: Extended Follow-up for
    JOSE contact SZAPOCZNIK; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..in a recently completed effectiveness trial to examine the differential effectiveness of brief strategic family therapy (BSFT) and treatment as usual (TAU) in the rates of substance use, externalizing behaviors (including arrests ..
  24. Risk Reduction for Drug Use and Sexual Revictimization
    Carla Kmett Danielson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Design and execution of a research project: a) Developing an early intervention, Risk Reduction through Family Therapy (RRFT), for adolescent sexual assault victims by adapting and integrating empirically-supported interventions ..
  25. Culturally Informed Family Based Treatment of Adolescents: A Randomized Trial
    Daniel A Santisteban; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..treatment for Hispanic drug abusing adolescents, 2) a better understanding of the mechanisms of change in family therapy with drug abusing adolescents, and 3) a framework for flexible and tailored treatment that can be used to ..
  26. Family-Based Protocol for Medication Integration in Treatment of Comorbid ASU/ADH
    Aaron Hogue; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The partnering clinic provides family therapy as the routine standard of care for outpatient behavioral health and offers on-site child psychiatry services...
  27. The Stages of Implementation Completion for Evidence-Based Practice
    Lisa Saldana; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..new EBPs serving children and families with mental health problems, Multisystemic Therapy, Multidimensional Family Therapy, and a computer-assisted version of Coping Cat, through collaborations with each of the EBP developers...
  28. Integrative Risk Reduction and Treatment for Teen Substance Use Problems and PTSD
    Carla Kmett Danielson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Risk Reduction through Family Therapy (RRFT) has been developed by the PI, a NIDA-K awardee (K23DA018686) and Early Stage Investigator, for this ..
  29. Midwest Partners for Success Intervention for Youth and Young Adults with FASDs
    Leigh E Tenkku; Fiscal Year: 2011
    Abstract The objective of this proposal is to implement an innovative, family therapy plus advocacy intervention to address the secondary disabilities of dysfunctional life skills among youths and young adults ages 16-25 that have FAS or ..
  30. UCAN: Uniting Couples (in the treatment of) Anorexia Nervosa
    Cynthia Bulik; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Moreover, the demonstrated success of family therapy for younger individuals with AN underscores the importance of leveraging family support in the treatment of AN...
  31. Juvenile Offender HIV Prevention and Drug Abuse Services
    HOWARD ARTHUR LIDDLE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Eligible youths will be randomized to the experimental intervention. Day Treatment Multidimensional Family Therapy-HIV (DT-MDFT-HIV) or Day Treatment Services as Usual (DT-SAU)...
  32. RUPP-PI at Duke
    Karen Wells; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..our expertise in trial design and to point toward our relatively unique experience in evidence-based family therapy. Our work in the RUPP fluvoxamine anxiety trial suggests that partial responders to SSRI trials are not ..
  33. COMMUNITY REINFORCEMENT APPROACH WITH THE HOMELESS
    Jane Smith; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..g., independent living skills, problem-solving skills); (d) replacing marital therapy with single-parent family therapy; (e) adding a community meeting as an opportunity for the concerns of the homeless to be voiced and for weekly ..
  34. AIDS DEMONSTATION--THREE LEVELS OF METHADONE MAINTENANCE
    ANNA CHILDRESS; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..EMM) - All the services described under BMM; plus extra medical/psychiatric care, social work assistance, family therapy and employment counseling designed to develop job-seeking and job-holding skills...
  35. FAMILY-BASED TREATMENT FOR DEPRESSED ADOLESCENTS
    Guy Diamond; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..study will finalize the techniques and instruments necessary for the empirical evaluation of Structural Family Therapy (SFT) for treating adolescents with major depression...
  36. COMPARISON OF TREATMENTS FOR ABUSED CHILDREN WITH PTSD
    Jan Faust; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..disorganization and increases in family support in those intrafamilially abused children's families receiving family therapy than children in the other groups. Two hundred sexually abused children (aged 6 to 12) will serve as subjects...
  37. DEVELOPING FAMILY THERAPY FOR BPD DRUG ABUSING YOUTHS
    Daniel Santisteban; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The proposed intervention, Borderline Adolescent Family Therapy (BAFT) integrates two successful traditions in intervention research: Structural Family Therapy for drug ..
  38. NORTH IDAHO CASSP: A RURAL SYSTEM OF CARE MODEL
    JODY LUBRECHT; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..in order to enhance and expand upon existing Family-Centered assessment, Family Case Management, Intensive Family Therapy and Family Support Services...
  39. STRUCTURAL-STRATEGIC FAMILY THERAPY WITH DRUG ABUSERS
    Howard Liddle; Fiscal Year: 1990
    The current research investigates the effectiveness of a 16- session family therapy with adolescent substance abusers and their families...
  40. TREATMENT STRATEGIES IN SCHIZOPHRENIA AT GRADY
    Philip Ninan; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..fluphenazine decanoate) and their relationship to psychosocial management strategies (applied and supportive family therapy)...
  41. FAMILY THERAPY TREATMENT OUTCOME WITH HEROIN ADDICTS
    M Stanton; Fiscal Year: 1980
    The major goals of the study are to test the long-term efficacy of family therapy as a part of a drug dependence treatment program and to develop covariates of treatment outcome for the same...
  42. Family-Based Juvenile Drug Court Services
    GAYLE DAKOF; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..extent to which an empirically-supported treatment for adolescent drug abuse and delinquency, multidimensional family therapy (Liddle, 2002; MDFT), can enhance the effectiveness of existing juvenile drug court services in terms of ..
  43. National Survey of Youth Mental Health Providers
    KRISTIN HAWLEY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..MH providers across five major mental health disciplines (psychiatry, psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy, and counseling), we will determine the extent to which everyday clinical practice reflects the best ..
  44. Assessing Clinical Skills in Functional Family Therapy
    TIMOTHY OZECHOWSKI; Fiscal Year: 2003
    Functional family therapy (FFT) is one of an emerging generation of empirically supported treatments for child and adolescent behavioral problems...
  45. Mediators and Moderators of BSFT for Adolescent Drug Use
    Varda Shoham; Fiscal Year: 2007
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Brief Strategic Family Therapy (BSFT) is an empirically supported treatment for adolescent drug abuse...
  46. COMORBIDITY AND ADOLESCENT DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT
    CYNTHIA ROWE; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..183 adolescents with a substance use disorder who participate in a randomized clinical trial comparing family therapy and individual cognitive-behavioral therapy will comprise the study sample...
  47. FAMILY CHANGE MECHANISMS IN ADOLESCENT DRUG USE THERAPY
    Aaron Hogue; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Structural equation modeling will be used to test the following mediational hypotheses: family therapy will lead to comparatively greater reduction in drug use by means of involving family members to a greater ..
  48. Organizational Readiness in Child Clinics
    Kimberly Hoagwood; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..These initiatives include training, supervision and monitoring of Functional Family Therapy (FFT) in 15 outpatient clinics; trauma-related cognitive-behavioral therapies (CBT) related to the events of 9/..
  49. EFFICACY OF TREATMENTS FOR ADOLESCENT PROBLEM DRINKING
    Holly Waldron; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..to examine treatment outcomes for four intervention approaches, individual cognitive-behavioral therapy, family therapy, an integrative treatment approach that combines individual and family therapy interventions, and a skills-..
  50. Ecosystems Therapy: Men Reintegrating with Their Family
    Megan Comfort; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In this project we will tailor a family therapy intervention (SET) to meet the specific needs of HIV+ men being released from prison, pilot test the ..
  51. FAMILY AND GROUP THERAPIES FOR ADOLESCENT ALCOHOL ABUSE
    MORRIS STANTON; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..One of these is a state-of-the-art family therapy approach, Transitional Family Therapy (TFT), which integrates nuclear family, here-and-now interventions, with ..
  52. PREVENTION OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE IN HIGH RISK ADHD CHILDREN
    ROSS GREENE; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..prevention research, and statistical methodology which will lav the foundation for future independent investigation of intervention strategies for high-risk children. ..
  53. CRA for Substance Abusing Caregivers of Delinquent Youth
    Melisa Rowland; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..1998], Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care [MTFC; Chamberlain & Mihalac, 1998], and Functional Family Therapy [FFT; Alexander et al...
  54. Web-based CBT for Chronic Pain in Children
    Tonya Palermo; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Psychological therapies, in particular, cognitive-behavioral family therapy (CBT) interventions have shown promise for decreasing chronic pain...
  55. Mechanisms of Effective Family Change in High Risk Youth
    James Alexander; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..which operate during the delivery of an empirically validated prevention intervention program (Functional Family Therapy: FFT) for high risk, indicated youth...
  56. Economic Evaluation of Adolescent Drug Services
    Howard Liddle; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..a critical issue in the adolescent drug abuse field - the relative costs and benefits of intensive outpatient family therapy vs. residential services...
  57. Brief Family-Based Therapy for Adolescent Drug Abuse
    Howard Liddle; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This treatment will be brief therapy adaptation of an existing, manual-based treatment, Multidimensional Family Therapy (MDFT; Liddle, 2002) that has been shown efficacious...
  58. Training Clinicians in Empirically Based Family Therapy
    Howard Liddle; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  59. Cognitive Remediation Therapy for Anorexia Nervosa
    James Lock; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  60. Treatment of Adolescents with Anorexia Nervosa
    James Lock; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This multi-site study aims to compare this specific family therapy (FBT) with ego oriented individual psychotherapy (EOIT) to determine which treatment is more efficacious...