marital therapy

Summary

Summary: A form of psychotherapy involving the husband and wife and directed to improving the marital relationship.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Working with African American clients: considering the "homeplace" in marriage and family therapy practices
    Linda M Burton
    Center for Human Development and Family Research in Diverse Contexts, The Pennsylvania State University University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 30:397-410. 2004
  2. ncbi ADHD couple and family relationships: enhancing communication and understanding through Imago Relationship Therapy
    Carol Ann Robbins
    Chesapeake Psychological Services of Maryland, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    J Clin Psychol 61:565-77. 2005
  3. ncbi The intertwined relationship between depression and marital distress: elements of marital therapy conductive to effective treatment outcome
    W W Kung
    School of Social Work, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089 0411, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 26:51-63. 2000
  4. ncbi Effects of behavioral marital therapy: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    William R Shadish
    School of Social Sciences, Humanities, and Arts, University of California, Merced, CA 95344, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:6-14. 2005
  5. ncbi Marital therapy in the treatment of depression: toward a third generation of therapy and research
    S R Beach
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 18:635-61. 1998
  6. ncbi Effectiveness of couples treatment for spouse abuse
    Sandra M Stith
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Human Development Department, 7054 Haycock Road, Falls Church, Virginia 22043, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 29:407-26. 2003
  7. ncbi Assessing the costs, benefits, cost-benefit ratio, and cost-effectiveness of marital and family treatments: why we should and how we can
    William Fals-Stewart
    Research Institute on Addictions, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14203 1016, USA
    J Fam Psychol 19:28-39. 2005
  8. ncbi Single- and dual-trauma couples: clinical observations of relational characteristics and dynamics
    Briana S Nelson
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Kansas State University, Manhattan 66506 1403, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 72:58-69. 2002
  9. ncbi Trends in family therapy supervision: the past 25 years and into the future
    Robert E Lee
    Michigan State University, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 30:61-9. 2004
  10. ncbi Role-exit theory and marital discord following extended military deployment
    Lucille C Gambardella
    Department of Nursing, Wesley College, Dover, DE, USA
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 44:169-74. 2008

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Publications182 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Working with African American clients: considering the "homeplace" in marriage and family therapy practices
    Linda M Burton
    Center for Human Development and Family Research in Diverse Contexts, The Pennsylvania State University University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 30:397-410. 2004
    ..We also explore the impact of homeplace disruptions on experiences of "yearning." Recommendations for integrating a homeplace perspective into therapy practices are provided...
  2. ncbi ADHD couple and family relationships: enhancing communication and understanding through Imago Relationship Therapy
    Carol Ann Robbins
    Chesapeake Psychological Services of Maryland, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    J Clin Psychol 61:565-77. 2005
    ..The couple's dialogue strengthens relationships by encouraging the development of stronger listening skills, better self-control, and problem solving. Two case examples illustrate the clinical methods used...
  3. ncbi The intertwined relationship between depression and marital distress: elements of marital therapy conductive to effective treatment outcome
    W W Kung
    School of Social Work, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089 0411, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 26:51-63. 2000
    ..The empirical evidence for the efficacy of these models is also reviewed, suggesting elements of marital therapy that are conducive to effective treatment outcome.
  4. ncbi Effects of behavioral marital therapy: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    William R Shadish
    School of Social Sciences, Humanities, and Arts, University of California, Merced, CA 95344, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:6-14. 2005
    This meta-analysis summarizes results from 30 randomized experiments that compare behavioral marital therapy with no-treatment control with distressed couples...
  5. ncbi Marital therapy in the treatment of depression: toward a third generation of therapy and research
    S R Beach
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 18:635-61. 1998
    Two generations of outcome research demonstrate the potential efficacy of marital therapy in the treatment of depression...
  6. ncbi Effectiveness of couples treatment for spouse abuse
    Sandra M Stith
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Human Development Department, 7054 Haycock Road, Falls Church, Virginia 22043, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 29:407-26. 2003
    ....
  7. ncbi Assessing the costs, benefits, cost-benefit ratio, and cost-effectiveness of marital and family treatments: why we should and how we can
    William Fals-Stewart
    Research Institute on Addictions, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14203 1016, USA
    J Fam Psychol 19:28-39. 2005
    ..There are significant opportunities to promote the use of such treatments by conducting and reporting the results of cost analyses...
  8. ncbi Single- and dual-trauma couples: clinical observations of relational characteristics and dynamics
    Briana S Nelson
    School of Family Studies and Human Services, Kansas State University, Manhattan 66506 1403, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 72:58-69. 2002
    ..We emphasize the importance of using a "trauma lens" when working with couples and families to avoid overlooking important cues about the individual and systemic effects of traumatic stress...
  9. ncbi Trends in family therapy supervision: the past 25 years and into the future
    Robert E Lee
    Michigan State University, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 30:61-9. 2004
    ..These and other trends are discussed with a view toward what supervision is becoming and what it needs to become...
  10. ncbi Role-exit theory and marital discord following extended military deployment
    Lucille C Gambardella
    Department of Nursing, Wesley College, Dover, DE, USA
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 44:169-74. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of applying role-exit theory concepts in the counseling of military couples experiencing marital discord following extended periods of deployment...
  11. ncbi Adapting enactments to couple reactivity: five developmental stages
    Mark H Butler
    Marriage and Family Therapy Department, School of Family Life, Brigham Young University, 262 TLRB, PO Box 28601, Provo, Utah 84602, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 29:311-27. 2003
    ..Issues to be considered in using the couple enactments model as a template for the development of enactment models for other relationship systems are noted...
  12. ncbi Couples treatment for interpersonal violence: a review of outcome research literature and current clinical practices
    Eric E McCollum
    Marriage and Family Therapy Program, Virginia Tech Northern Virginia Center, Falls Church 22043, USA
    Violence Vict 23:187-201. 2008
    ....
  13. ncbi Affective disorders
    Steven Beach
    Institute for Behavioral Research, 111 Barrow Hall, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 29:247-61. 2003
    ..Using well-controlled outcome research, it is concluded that both marital therapy and parenting interventions can play an important role in the treatment of many but not all depressed persons...
  14. ncbi Making space for racial dialogue: our experience in a marriage and family therapy training program
    Teresa McDowell
    Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois 60115, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 29:179-94. 2003
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  15. ncbi Who's dragging their feet? Husbands and wives seeking marital therapy
    Brian D Doss
    Department of Psychology, Box 156304, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 29:165-77. 2003
    Despite its demonstrated efficacy, marital therapy's impact has been limited by couples' general reluctance to seek help until their problems become severe...
  16. ncbi Emotional awareness and couples' relationship satisfaction
    Kristin L Croyle
    University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 28:435-44. 2002
    ..Discrepancy between partners' levels of awareness was related to lower satisfaction for both men and women...
  17. ncbi Emotional processes following disclosure of an extramarital affair
    Michael M Olson
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 1123, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 28:423-34. 2002
    ..Implications for the literature on forgiveness and the process of change in couples therapy are discussed as well as implications for future research and for practice...
  18. ncbi Contextual assessment of couples therapy: the Clinical Discourse Q-Sets
    Steven M Kogan
    Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 28:409-22. 2002
    ..Good-to-high reliabilities for the q-set profiles over various (n = 16) couples therapy episodes were found. Preliminary evidence for the conceptual structure and clinical validity of the system was found...
  19. ncbi Intimacy and relationship processes in couples' psychosocial adaptation to cancer
    Sharon Manne
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19111, USA
    Cancer 112:2541-55. 2008
    ..The authors also discuss limitations of the relationship intimacy model as well as future directions for empiric and clinical research on couples' psychosocial adaptation to cancer...
  20. ncbi Family therapist comfort with and willingness to discuss client sexuality
    Steven M Harris
    College of Human Sciences, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409 1210, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 34:239-50. 2008
    ..Once comfort with sexual discussions increases, then therapists are more likely to engage in sexuality discussions with their clients...
  21. ncbi Common factors are not islands--they work through models: a response to Sexton, Ridley, and Kleiner
    Douglas H Sprenkle
    Marriage and Family Therapy Program, Department of Child Development and Family Studies, Purdue University, Fowler House, 1200 W State Street, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 2055, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 30:151-7. 2004
    ..In conclusion, we illustrate how common factors work through a credible therapy model using functional family therapy as an example...
  22. ncbi Training family therapists to work with children and families: a modified Delphi study
    Catherine Ford Sori
    Division of Psychology and Counseling, Governors State University, University Park, Illinois 60466 0975, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 30:479-95. 2004
    ..Deductive and inductive training methods and the role of supervision were highlighted. Although therapist playfulness and creativity were emphasized, few play techniques were included in the final profile...
  23. ncbi The core variables of symbolic-experiential therapy: a qualitative study
    Tammy J Mitten
    Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Department of Professional Studies, 303 Centennial Hall Edinboro, Pennsylvania 16444, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 30:467-78. 2004
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  24. ncbi Is Bowen theory valid? A review of basic research
    Richard B Miller
    MFT Program, Brigham Young University, 350D SWKT, Provo, Utah 84602, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 30:453-66. 2004
    ..In addition, researchers still need to examine the effect of differentiation on child functioning, physical health problems, and adaptability...
  25. ncbi Characteristics and clinical practices of rural marriage and family therapists
    James Morris
    Department of Applied and Professional Studies, Texas Tech University, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 33:439-42. 2007
    ..Similarities and differences with the demographic characteristics and practice patterns of the overall sample of 285 are discussed...
  26. ncbi Readiness for commitment: applying psychological constructs to pastoral issues in marriage
    Paul Galea
    Faculty of Theology, University of Malta, Malta
    J Pastoral Care Counsel 61:205-13. 2007
    ..These were confirmed when a feedback was given. The CPS showed discriminant validity, a reasonable predictable value for commitment, and real possibilities as a valid pastoral tool...
  27. ncbi The marital and family functioning of adults with ADHD and their spouses
    L Eakin
    Curry School of Education, University of Virginia, Charlottesville 22904 4270, USA
    J Atten Disord 8:1-10. 2004
    ..The findings in this study underscore the need for assessments and treatments to address marital and family functioning of adults with ADHD...
  28. ncbi Enacting relationships in marriage and family therapy: a conceptual and operational definition of an enactment
    Sean D Davis
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Department of Human Development, Blacksburg 24061, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 30:319-33. 2004
    ..We provide an operational description of each component of an enactment, exemplifying them using a hypothetical clinical vignette. Directions for future research are suggested...
  29. ncbi An integrative intervention for promoting recovery from extramarital affairs
    Kristina Coop Gordon
    310B Austin Peay Building, Department of Psychology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 30:213-31. 2004
    ..Details of the intervention, suggested adaptations of the treatment, and areas for future research are discussed...
  30. ncbi Evaluating a brief prevention program for improving marital conflict in community families
    E Mark Cummings
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    J Fam Psychol 22:193-202. 2008
    ..The findings support the promise of brief, psychoeducational programs for improving marital conflict for community samples...
  31. ncbi Evidence-based practice for marriage and family therapists
    Jo Ellen Patterson
    Marriage and Family Therapy Program, University of San Diego, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, California 92110, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 30:183-95. 2004
    ..Suggestions are also made about the use of EBPs in MFT training programs, and resources are provided to enable clinicians to use EBPs in clinical practice...
  32. ncbi Getting reluctant substance abusers to engage in treatment/self-help: a review of outcomes and clinical options
    M Duncan Stanton
    Morton Center, School of Professional Psychology, Spalding University, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 30:165-82. 2004
    ..quot;Best bet" clinical options are presented in terms of which particular approach appears to have the edge with which kind of substance abuser...
  33. ncbi Implications of a moderated common factors approach: does it move the field forward?
    Thomas L Sexton
    Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology, Indiana University, 201 N Rose Ave, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 30:159-63. 2004
    ..In this commentary, we discuss what we think are important issues to have emerged from these articles. Our hope is that the issues we present below will take the debate and discussion one step further...
  34. ncbi Predicting 2-year marital satisfaction from partners' discussion of their marriage checkup
    Christina B Gee
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 28:399-407. 2002
    ..Further, receiving a treatment recommendation predicted subsequent treatment seeking for wives. Finally, support was found for the hypothesis that changes in marital distress are self-sustaining...
  35. ncbi Emotionally focused interventions for couples with chronically ill children: a 2-year follow-up
    Paula F Cloutier
    Mental Health Patient Service Unit, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1H 8L1
    J Marital Fam Ther 28:391-8. 2002
    ..Results demonstrated that improvements in marital functioning were not only maintained but, in some cases, enhanced at the 2-year follow-up. This uncontrolled follow-up study provides initial evidence of the longer-term benefits of EFT...
  36. ncbi Challenges of an outcome-based perspective for marriage and family therapy education
    Thorana S Nelson
    Department of Family, Consumer, and Human Development, Utah State University, 2700 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322 2700, USA
    Fam Process 44:355-62. 2005
    ....
  37. ncbi [Problem-solving strategies and marital satisfaction]
    Olga Kriegelewicz
    Pracownia Psychologii Zaburzeń Rodziny Katedry Psychologii Klinicznej UW
    Psychiatr Pol 40:245-59. 2006
    ..This study investigated the relation between problem-solving strategies in the marital conflict and marital satisfaction...
  38. ncbi Acceptance in romantic relationships: the frequency and acceptability of partner behavior inventory
    Brian D Doss
    Department of Psychology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4235, USA
    Psychol Assess 18:289-302. 2006
    ..Data from 12,752 community individuals, 415 community couples, and 134 couples seeking marital therapy indicated that the FAPBI comprises four factors: Affection, Closeness, Demand, and Violation...
  39. ncbi Does working at your marriage help? Couple relationship self-regulation and satisfaction in the first 4 years of marriage
    W Kim Halford
    Psychological Health Research Centre, Griffith University, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    J Fam Psychol 21:185-94. 2007
    ..There was mixed support for the primary hypothesis. SR cross-sectionally and prospectively predicted the intercept, but it did not predict the slope, of relationship satisfaction...
  40. ncbi Exploring relationships among communication, sexual satisfaction, and marital satisfaction
    Samantha Litzinger
    Department of Psychology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 0900, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 31:409-24. 2005
    ..Thus, sexual satisfaction may partially compensate for the negative effects of poor communication on marital satisfaction...
  41. ncbi The valuation of satisfaction from the conjugal life of patients with neurosis
    Marta Makara-Studzinska
    Clinic of Psychiatry, Interfaculty Chair and Department of Public Health, Skubiszewski Medical University of Lublin
    Ann Univ Mariae Curie Sklodowska Med 59:297-301. 2004
    ..Neurosis disorders of one spouse have a significant influence on conjugal situation in many aspects, such as: the level of satisfaction from marriage and social contacts of a family...
  42. ncbi Long-term prediction of marital quality following a relationship education program: being positive in a constructive way
    Donald H Baucom
    Psychology Department, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
    J Fam Psychol 20:448-55. 2006
    ..Implications are provided for adapting these relationship education programs in the future...
  43. ncbi Older spouses' cortisol responses to marital conflict: associations with demand/withdraw communication patterns
    Kathi L Heffner
    Department of Psychology, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    J Behav Med 29:317-25. 2006
    ..Findings suggest that perceived communication patterns contribute to neuroendocrine responses to marital conflict, and implications for marriage and health research with older couples are discussed...
  44. ncbi Infidelity in couples seeking marital therapy
    David C Atkins
    Travis Research Institute, Fuller Graduate School of Psychology, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    J Fam Psychol 19:470-3. 2005
    ..couples with (n = 19) and without (n = 115) infidelity using couples from a randomized clinical trial of marital therapy. Findings indicated that couples with infidelity showed greater marital instability, dishonesty, arguments ..
  45. ncbi Initial levels of differentiation and reduction in psychological symptoms for clients in marriage and family therapy
    Suzanne Bartle-Haring
    Department of Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 31:121-31. 2005
    ..These results are discussed in relation to Bowen Theory. The difficulties of doing this type of research and the lessons learned from this project are also discussed...
  46. ncbi Problem-solving skills and affective expressions as predictors of change in marital satisfaction
    Matthew D Johnson
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York, Binghamton, NY 13902 6000, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:15-27. 2005
    ..Findings suggest specific targets for intervention in programs for developing marriages...
  47. ncbi Marriage and family therapist interns' experiences of growth
    Eleni Paris
    Marriage and Family Therapy Program, University of Oregon, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 32:45-57. 2006
    ..Implications of this study, illustrating the recursive and interactive flow between therapists' personal and professional growth, are presented...
  48. ncbi Prediction of response to treatment in a randomized clinical trial of marital therapy
    David C Atkins
    Travis Research Institute, Fuller Graduate School of Psychology, Pasadena, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:893-903. 2005
    ..Findings are considered in light of the previous literature on predicting response to marital therapy.
  49. ncbi Characteristics of effective providers of marital and family therapy in rural mental health settings
    Alan J Hovestadt
    Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology, 3102 Sangren Hall, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008 5226, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 28:225-31. 2002
    ..Specific competencies contributing to each major characteristic were also identified and are discussed. Recommendations for use of this information are provided...
  50. ncbi Publication patterns of faculty in commision on accreditation for marriage and family therapy education programs
    Dale R Hawley
    Human Development and Family Science, University of Wisconsin Stout, Menomonie 54016, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 31:89-98. 2005
    ..Results suggest the average number of publications per faculty member was relatively low, particularly for senior faculty. Implications for these findings are discussed...
  51. ncbi Developing culturally competent marriage and family therapists: treatment guidelines for non-African-American therapists working with African-American families
    Roy A Bean
    Department of Human Development and Family Science, Ohio State University, 1787 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 28:153-64. 2002
    ..Conceptual and empirical support for each guideline is discussed, and conclusions are made regarding culturally competent therapy with African-American families...
  52. ncbi Observed communication and associations with satisfaction during traditional and integrative behavioral couple therapy
    Mia Sevier
    California State University, Fullerton, CA 92834, USA
    Behav Ther 39:137-50. 2008
    ..However, no treatment differences in these associations were found. Differences in rule-governed and contingency-shaped behavior change strategies between the two therapies and implications of findings are discussed...
  53. ncbi [Dyadic Adjustment Scale: clinical interest of a revision and validation of an abbreviated form]
    P Antoine
    Université Lille 3, Ureca EA 1059, équipe Famille, santé et émotion, 59653 Villeneuve d Ascq, France
    Encephale 34:38-46. 2008
    ..Moreover, from a clinical point of view, marital therapy must be associated with the analysis of both convergences and divergences between the adjustment of each ..
  54. ncbi Combining psychosocial treatment with pharmacotherapy for alcohol dependence
    Roger D Weiss
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 26:S37-42. 2006
    ..Particularly successful combinations may include the use of behavioral marital therapy plus a disulfiram contract for patients taking that medication, and the combination of naltrexone or ..
  55. ncbi Clients' perceptions of pivotal moments in couples therapy: a qualitative study of change in therapy
    K B Helmeke
    Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology, Western Michigan University, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 26:469-83. 2000
    ..In this grounded theory qualitative study on marital therapy, clients' perceptions and experiences of pivotal moments are identified...
  56. ncbi The impact of social values on the psychology of gender among Arab couples: a view from psychotherapy
    Khawla Abu-Baker
    Department of Behavioral Science, Emek Yezreel College, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 42:106-14; discussion 114-5. 2005
    ..The article presents frequent complaints of couples who seek marriage therapy and the characteristics of each group...
  57. ncbi Healthy coping, negative emotions, and diabetes management: a systematic review and appraisal
    Edwin B Fisher
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Rosenau Hall, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Diabetes Educ 33:1080-103; discussion 1104-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this systematic review is to assess the literature pertinent to healthy coping in diabetes management and to identify effective or promising interventions and areas needing further investigation...
  58. ncbi Depression and communication processes in later life marriages
    James M Harper
    School of Family Life, 266 TLRB, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, USA
    Aging Ment Health 13:546-56. 2009
    ..J., Berkman, L.F., Evans, D.A., & Cornoni-Huntley, J. (1993). The purpose of this study was to determine whether depression in one or both spouses and poor affective and problem solving communication occur together...
  59. ncbi The enhancement of traditional behavioral couples therapy: consideration of individual factors and dyadic development
    E Lawrence
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1563, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 18:745-64. 1998
    ..Throughout, we have proposed utilizing TBCT as a starting point, and considering ways to enhance TBCT specifically, as it is the marital therapy for which we have the most information and empirical support.
  60. ncbi Facilitativeness, conflict, demand for approval, self-esteem, and satisfaction with romantic relationships
    Duncan Cramer
    Department of Social Sciences, Loughborough University, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
    J Psychol 137:85-98. 2003
    ..determinants of relationship satisfaction by various relationship-enhancement approaches such as behavioral marital therapy and cognitive-behavioral marital therapy. College students (86 women and 58 men) completed S. S...
  61. ncbi Behavioral and cognitive-behavioral treatments for alcoholism: research opportunities
    R M Kadden
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington 06030 2103, USA
    Addict Behav 26:489-507. 2001
    ..Studies of behavioral marital therapy should include identifying active ingredients, and testing hypothesized mediators of change...
  62. ncbi Compulsive buying disorder: a review of the evidence
    Donald W Black
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    CNS Spectr 12:124-32. 2007
    ..Other treatment options include simplicity circles, 12-step programs, financial counseling, bibliotherapy, marital therapy, and financial counseling. Directions for future research are discussed.
  63. pmc A review of compulsive buying disorder
    Donald W Black
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    World Psychiatry 6:14-8. 2007
    ..Debtors Anonymous, simplicity circles, bibliotherapy, financial counseling, and marital therapy may also play a role in the management of CBD.
  64. ncbi Reading against the lines: resisting foreclosure in therapy discourse
    S M Kogan
    Department of Child and Family Development, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    Fam Process 37:495-512. 1998
    ..These strategies are used to describe examples of marital therapy discourse...
  65. ncbi Therapy with religious couples
    Jill D Duba
    Department of Counseling and Student Affairs, Western Kentucky University, 1906 College Heights Blvd, KY 42101 1031, USA
    J Clin Psychol 65:210-23. 2009
    ..We present a clinical case to illustrate marital therapy with a religious couple, with an Adlerian context.
  66. ncbi Female hypoactive sexual desire disorder: epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment
    Julia Jill K Warnock
    University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74135 2512, USA
    CNS Drugs 16:745-53. 2002
    ..disorders, switching or discontinuing medications that could impact on sexual desire, hormone therapy and marital therapy. Clinical trials are presently underway to assess medications that may potentially benefit female patients ..
  67. ncbi Couple and individual adjustment for 2 years following a randomized clinical trial comparing traditional versus integrative behavioral couple therapy
    Andrew Christensen
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:1180-91. 2006
    ..Given that this sample was selected for its significant and chronic distress, the data are encouraging about the long-term impact of behavioral couple therapy...
  68. ncbi Psychological and interpersonal dimensions of sexual function and dysfunction
    Stanley E Althof
    Department of Urology, Case School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Sex Med 2:793-800. 2005
    ..There are limited outcome data on the efficacy of psychological interventions for male and female sexual dysfunction and the role of innovative combined treatment paradigms...
  69. ncbi The core competency movement in marriage and family therapy: key considerations from other disciplines
    John K Miller
    University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403 5251, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 36:59-70. 2010
    ..Moreover, this article identifies some of the more useful conceptualizations, modes of pedagogy, and evaluative practices found in other professions...
  70. ncbi What's new in sex therapy (CME)
    Stanley E Althof
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33401, USA
    J Sex Med 7:5-13; quiz 14-5. 2010
    ....
  71. ncbi A graduate course in marriage and family enrichment
    S A Deacon
    Marriage and Family Therapy Program, Department of Child Development and Family Studies, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 27:251-60. 2001
    ..We provide a general outline for teaching the course as well as specific resources and guidelines that can be of value to all marriage and family therapy practitioners...
  72. ncbi COAMFTE accreditation and California MFT licensing exam success
    Benjamin E Caldwell
    Marital and Family Therapy Graduate Programs, Alliant International University, 10455 Pomerado Rd, San Diego, California 92131, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 37:468-78. 2011
    ..Differences could be related to selection effects, if COAMFTE programs initially accept students of higher quality. Implications for therapist education and training are discussed...
  73. ncbi Reliable and valid self-report outcome measures in sexual (dys)function: a systematic review
    Gavin Daker-White
    Faculty of Health and Social Care, Centre for Research in Applied Social Care and Health, University of the West of England, Glenside Campus, Blackberry Hill, Stapleton, Bristol BS16 1DD, United Kingdom
    Arch Sex Behav 31:197-209. 2002
    ..Many measures were developed for use with patients in sex or marital therapy, and are mainly suitable for administration to people with long-term sex partners...
  74. ncbi Quantifying the recruitment challenges with couple-based interventions for cancer: applications to early-stage breast cancer
    Steffany J Fredman
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Psychooncology 18:667-73. 2009
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  75. pmc Relationship education research: current status and future directions
    Howard J Markman
    University of Denver, Department of Psychology, Denver, Colorado 80208 3500, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 38:169-200. 2012
    ..Finally, the coauthors comment on our experiences in both the relationship education field and the couples therapy field as both researchers and interventionists...
  76. ncbi Profile of adult patients attending a marriage and sex clinic in India
    Arvind Kendurkar
    Ballarat Health Services Psychiatric Service, Ballarat, Australia
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 54:486-93. 2008
    ..Sexual disorders, which are usually influenced by multiple factors, are very prevalent across the globe but there are few studies which provide the pattern of help-seeking behavior in the Indian population...
  77. ncbi Systemic perspectives on intimate partner violence treatment
    Sandra M Stith
    Family Studies and Human Services, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 66506, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 38:220-40. 2012
    ..Implications for research and treatment are offered...
  78. ncbi Resilience in Arab American couples after September 11, 2001: a systems perspective
    Ben K Beitin
    Professional Psychology and Family Therapy, Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey 07079, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 31:251-67. 2005
    ....
  79. ncbi Interpersonal factors in insomnia: a model for integrating bed partners into cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia
    Jenny Rogojanski
    Department of Psychology, Ryerson University, 350 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Sleep Med Rev 17:55-64. 2013
    ..Based on a synthesis of relevant literatures, a model for integrating bed partners into cognitive behavior therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) is presented and directions for future research are discussed...
  80. ncbi Trajectories of therapeutic alliance in couple versus individual therapy: three-level models
    Suzanne Bartle-Haring
    The Therapeutic Alliance Working Group in the Couple and Family Therapy Program at The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 38:79-107. 2012
    ..The results also highlight differences in the sources of variation for couple cases versus individual cases. There is clearly complexity in the building of alliance with clients in general, and even more so with couple clients...
  81. ncbi Using strength-based approaches to explore pretreatment change in men who abuse their partners
    Susan Eckerle Curwood
    Wilfred Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    J Interpers Violence 26:2698-715. 2011
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  82. ncbi Fertility and cancer: psychological support in young women who contemplate emergency assisted reproductive technologies (ART) prior to chemo- and/or radiation-therapy
    Danièle Besse
    Unité de Médecine de la Reproduction UMR, Medical Reproduction Unit, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois CHUV, University Hospital of the Canton of Vaud, Lausanne, Suisse
    Swiss Med Wkly 140:w13075. 2010
    ..Women of reproductive age with cancer fear for their childbearing potential as a result of the cancer itself and chemo- and/or radiation-therapy...
  83. ncbi Gender differences in response to sexual expectancies and changes in sexual frequency: a short-term longitudinal study of sexual satisfaction in newly married couples
    James K McNulty
    Department of Psychology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 37:229-40. 2008
    ..Implications for theories of gender differences in sexuality, theories of expectancy confirmation, and models of sex and marital therapy are discussed.
  84. ncbi [Premature ejaculation]
    H Porst
    Urologe A 48:663-74. 2009
    ....
  85. ncbi Longitudinal analyses of family functioning in veterans and their partners across treatment
    Lynette Evans
    School of Psychological Science, La Trobe University, Bundoora 3086, Victoria, Australia
    J Consult Clin Psychol 78:611-22. 2010
    ..This study evaluated the relations between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms and poor family functioning in veterans and their partners...
  86. ncbi African American therapists working with African American families: an exploration of the strengths perspective in treatment
    Laverne Bell-Tolliver
    School of Social Work, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Arkansas 72214, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 35:293-307. 2009
    ..Strategies used in engaging the families in therapy and practice implications for family therapists are discussed...
  87. ncbi Parent training with behavioral couples therapy for fathers' alcohol abuse: effects on substance use, parental relationship, parenting, and CPS involvement
    Wendy K K Lam
    University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
    Child Maltreat 14:243-54. 2009
    ..PSBCT for fathers may enhance parenting couple- or individual-based treatment, and warrant examination in a larger, randomized efficacy trial...
  88. ncbi Relational marital paradigm
    Christian Gostecnik
    University of Ljubljana, Marriage and Family Therapist on Franciscan Family Institute, Slovenia
    Am J Psychother 63:1-12. 2009
    ..Relational marital therapy, therefore, sets a new milestone in understanding...
  89. ncbi Cybersex: the impact of a contemporary problem on the practices of marriage and family therapists
    Peter D Goldberg
    Loudoun County, VA CSB
    J Marital Fam Ther 34:469-80. 2008
    ..Lastly, most respondents reported that their required college courses were not helpful in preparing them to diagnose and treat cybersex-related problems. The implications of study findings are discussed...
  90. ncbi Using a vulnerability-stress-adaptation framework to predict physical aggression trajectories in newlywed marriage
    Amie Langer
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:756-68. 2008
    ..Implications for employment of a vulnerability-stress-adaptation model in the study of physical aggression and for improvement of the efficacy of therapies targeting physical aggression in intimate relationships are delineated...
  91. ncbi [Parent-child-interaction based diagnostic in high risk families with infants and toddlers]
    Mechthild Alpermann
    Prax Kinderpsychol Kinderpsychiatr 56:836-51. 2007
    ....
  92. pmc Augmenting antidepressant medication treatment of depressed women with emotionally focused therapy for couples: a randomized pilot study
    Wayne H Denton
    Department of Family and Child Sciences, Florida State University, 240 Sandels Building, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 1491, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 38:23-38. 2012
    ..Testing this hypothesis in larger samples with longer follow-up could contribute to knowledge on the mechanisms involved in determining the course of depressive illness...
  93. ncbi Behavioral assessment of couples' communication in female orgasmic disorder
    Mary P Kelly
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 32:81-95. 2006
    ..Specifically, women with orgasmic disorder or their male partners demonstrated more blame and less receptivity. We discuss the etiologic and treatment implications of these findings...
  94. ncbi Behavioral couples therapy for male substance-abusing patients: effects on relationship adjustment and drug-using behavior
    W Fals-Stewart
    Harvard Families and Addiction Research Program, Harvard Medical School Psychiatry Department, Brockton, Massachusetts, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 64:959-72. 1996
    ..However, some of the drug use and relationship adjustment differences between these groups dissipated over the course of the follow-up period...
  95. ncbi Behavioral couples therapy for female substance-abusing patients: effects on substance use and relationship adjustment
    Jamie Winters
    Department of Psychology, University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:344-55. 2002
    ..However, differences in relationship satisfaction and number of days of substance use dissipated over the course of the posttreatment follow-up period and were not significantly different by the end of 1 year...
  96. ncbi A randomized trial of emotion-focused therapy for couples in a training clinic
    W H Denton
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1087, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 26:65-78. 2000
    ..Supplementary analyses identified variables associated with gains in therapy and with dropping out of the study...
  97. ncbi The Cultural Genogram: experiences from within a marriage and family therapy training program
    Margaret K Keiley
    Marriage and Family Therapy Program, Department of Child Development and Family Studies, 1269 Fowler House, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 28:165-78. 2002
    ....
  98. ncbi [Always available for patients, no time for the partner. How can physicians develop a happy marriage? (interview by Dr. Bernhard Maulen)]
    Doug Moseley
    MMW Fortschr Med 146:16-7. 2004
  99. ncbi Are goals and topics influenced by gender and modality in the initial marriage and family therapy session?
    R J Werner-Wilson
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Iowa State University, Ames 50011 1120, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 25:253-62. 1999
    ..Specifically, therapists were better able to match women's pretherapy stated goals in marital therapy than family therapy, men were more successful at introducing topics in family therapy, and women were more ..
  100. ncbi Student-faculty perceptions of multicultural training in accredited marriage and family therapy programs in relation to students' self-reported competence
    Arpana G Inman
    Department of Education and Human Services, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 30:373-88. 2004
    ..This study focused on assessing the extent of multicultural integration at different levels of training and the relationship between such training and students' perception of their own multicultural competence...
  101. ncbi Common factors and our sacred models
    Douglas H Sprenkle
    Marriage and Family Therapy Program, Department of Child Development and Family Studies, Purdue University, Fowler House, 1200 W State Street, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 2055, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 30:113-29. 2004
    ..We delineate some of the major common factors, review the empirical evidence for them, and discuss implications of adapting a common factors informed approach to family therapy...

Research Grants52

  1. ADAPTING BEHAVIORAL MARITAL THERAPY TO TREAT DRUG ABUSE
    Elizabeth Epstein; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..It develops a marital therapy model of treatment for drug abusing or dependent males and their female partners, by modifying a similar ..
  2. 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 ..
  3. ACCEPTANCE AND CHANGE IN MARITAL THERAPY
    WILLIAM GEORGE; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..not only answer clinical questions, but will enlighten us regarding the mechanisms by which couples change in marital therapy. A third purpose of the study is to identify predictors of who responds to couples therapy in general and ..
  4. MEDIATIONAL MODELS OF PREDICTORS IN MARITAL SATISFACTION
    Janice Jones; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..as mediated by social support behaviors, and determine the possible direct and indirect benefits of marital therapy with distressed couples on social support and marital satisfaction...
  5. ATTRIBUTION PROCESSES AND MARITAL DYSFUNCTION
    FRANCIS FINCHAM; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..satisfaction and, in addition, (a) compares the effectiveness of an attribution intervention to behavioral marital therapy, and (b) evaluates the utility of the attribution intervention as an adjunct to behavioral marital therapy...
  6. Adapting Marital Therapy in Older Adults with Depression
    Jill Compton; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..b>Marital therapy has shown promise as a treatment for depression and coexisting marital distress in younger populations, and ..
  7. Effect of coparenting and couple relationship interventions on infant development
    BRIAN DOSS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g., marital satisfaction) and coparenting (e.g., parental support) and use these findings to inform future interventions for the transition to parenthood. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  8. Women's Disclosure of Their HIV Status
    JULIANNE SEROVICH; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  9. Acceptance and Change in Marital Therapy.
    Andrew Christensen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..sessions) across the two treatments and relate this observed process to outcome, to examine the impact of marital therapy on depression (and the impact of depression treatment on marital satisfaction), and to examine the mediators ..
  10. Intervention for Developing HIV Disclosure Skills to Family Members
    JULIANNE SEROVICH; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The efficacy, strength, and utility of the intervention will be assessed at completion and 3 month follow-up. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. Advice and Support: Self-Evaluation Considerations
    Steven Beach; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..2000), and marital therapy is currently undergoing profound changes (Gottman, 1999)...
  12. Tailored Intervention for Melanoma Patients' Families
    Sharon Manne; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..396 family members will complete the study. Outcomes will be evaluated in terms of TCE, SSE and sun protection habits, as well as changes in attitudes and knowledge about CMM [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. Preventing Youth Suicide in Primary Care: A Family Model
    Guy Diamond; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..One-hundred and twenty adolescents will be randomized to 6 to 10 weeks of either ABFT or Enhanced Usual Care (EUC). Patients will be evaluated at baseline 6, 12, 24, and 52 weeks. ..
  14. Modifying Group Therapy for Bipolar Abusers
    Roger Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..If warranted by the results, effect sizes from the proposed study will be used to help in the preparation of a larger-scale subsequent Stage II study. ..
  15. Behavioral Family Counseling: A Tx Development Project
    TIMOTHY O FARRELL; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. MOLECULAR GENETICS OF SCHIZOPHRENIA
    Donald Black; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The goal of the study is to identify one or more SZ susceptibility genes whose subsequent characterization inmolecular and functional studies will elucidate the pathophysiology and treatment of SZ. ..
  17. Opioid Patients: Behavioral Family Counseling and Naltrexone
    TIMOTHY JAMES O apos FARRELL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Outcome data will be collected from patients and family member collaterals during treatment, immediately posttreatment, and at quarterly follow-ups for 12 months after treatment. ..
  18. Family Risk Factors for Adult Depressive Symptoms
    Sarah Whitton; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  19. Depression and Chronic Pain in Marriage
    Annmarie Cano; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Participants will also take part in 6- and 12-month follow-ups in which they will complete the same instruments. Participants will be paid upon completion of each phase of the study. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. Impulsivity and Partner Violence in Male Alcoholics
    JULIE SCHUMACHER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  21. A Family-Genetic Study of Pathological Gambling
    Donald Black; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  22. Behavioral Couples Therapy for Women Alcoholic Patients
    TIMOTHY O FARRELL; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..We will explore possible improvements in children's functioning after their parents receive BCT and potential mediators and moderators of outcome. ..
  23. Facilitating Informed Decisions for MSI Testing
    Sharon Manne; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The CD-ROM intervention will be developed with a view towards future dissemination. ..
  24. A Couples Approach to Enhance Breast Cancer Survirorship
    Donald Baucom; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..If successful, it will enlarge our repertoire of methods for effectively enhancing the well being of both cancer patients and their partners. ..
  25. Psychophysiological Correlates of Aging Stereotypes and Personal Aging Beliefs
    Kathi Heffner; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  26. Children of Depressed Parents: Family Based Prevention
    Guy Diamond; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..his grant will serve as a foundation for a larger randomized clinical trial. ..
  27. Domestic Violence Among Female Alcoholics in Treatment
    TIMOTHY O FARRELL; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This project will provide clinically important and policy-relevant information about whether treatment for female alcoholics is associated with meaningful reductions in the risk of their violent victimization. ..
  28. PET IMAGING OF BRAIN OPIOID RECEPTORS IN ALCOHOLISM
    Mary McCaul; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  29. TREATMENT OF DEPRESSION IN PARENTS--IMPACT ON CHILDREN
    Guy Diamond; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  30. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OUTCOMES FOR BEHAVIORAL COUPLE THERAPY
    TIMOTHY O FARRELL; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This objectives aims (1) to extend our initial pilot study findings to female alcoholic patients and (2) to explore explanatory models for domestic violence before and after BCT among female alcoholic patients. ..
  31. MARITAL CONFLICT RESOLUTION AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT
    E Cummings; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. Domestic Violence Among Couples Seeking Therapy
    Lorelei Simpson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  33. Sexual Functioning and QOL in Women with Cervical Cancer
    Diane Bodurka; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Our long-term goal is to evaluate the effectiveness of such interventions in randomized trials. Ultimately, we hope to integrate our findings into daily clinical practice. ..
  34. Bupropion VS Placebo to Treat Pathological Gambling
    Donald Black; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  35. PROGRAMMATIC RESEARCH ON FAMILIES AND ADDICTION
    TIMOTHY O FARRELL; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  36. A Cognitive Group Treatment for Borderline Outpatients
    Donald Black; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  37. Family Intervention for Children and Crack-Using Mothers
    Antonio Morgan Lopez; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  38. Effect of Treatment for Drug-Abusing Fathers on Children
    Michelle Kelley; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..e., the mechanisms of action that result in secondary child benefits). This will provide much-needed information that will be used to inform future multifaceted treatments for drug-abusing parents and their children. ..
  39. Partner Violence Intervention for Alcohol Clinic Clients
    JULIE SCHUMACHER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  40. Role of Spouse Responses on Latinos' Adjustment to Pain
    CAROLYN FREEDMAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Hispanics males who are married will be the primary focus of this study. ..
  41. Factors in Choosing Breast Cancer Risk Assessment
    Suzanne Bartle Haring; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..As more women adhere to screening recommendations, breast cancer can be detected at earlier stages, which is the best avenue for treatment success. ..
  42. Colon Cancer Screening for Cancer Patients' Families
    Sharon Manne; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..After receiving the intervention information, participants will be interviewed again six months later regarding CRC screening behaviors and attitudes to assess the impact of the intervention. ..
  43. RELAPSE PREVENTION GROUP FOR BIPOLAR SUBSTANCE ABUSERS
    Roger Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  44. NALTREXONE TREATMENT FOR ALCOHOLISM--PREDICTING OUTCOMES
    Mary McCaul; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....