Summary: A form of psychotherapy involving the husband and wife and directed to improving the marital relationship.
Publications182 found, 100 shown here
- Working with African American clients: considering the "homeplace" in marriage and family therapy practicesLinda 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...
- ADHD couple and family relationships: enhancing communication and understanding through Imago Relationship TherapyCarol 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...
- The intertwined relationship between depression and marital distress: elements of marital therapy conductive to effective treatment outcomeW 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.
- Effects of behavioral marital therapy: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trialsWilliam R Shadish
School of Social Sciences, Humanities, and Arts, University of California, Merced, CA 95344, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 73:6-14. 2005This meta-analysis summarizes results from 30 randomized experiments that compare behavioral marital therapy with no-treatment control with distressed couples...
- Marital therapy in the treatment of depression: toward a third generation of therapy and researchS R Beach
Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
Clin Psychol Rev 18:635-61. 1998Two generations of outcome research demonstrate the potential efficacy of marital therapy in the treatment of depression...
- Effectiveness of couples treatment for spouse abuseSandra 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....
- Assessing the costs, benefits, cost-benefit ratio, and cost-effectiveness of marital and family treatments: why we should and how we canWilliam 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...
- Single- and dual-trauma couples: clinical observations of relational characteristics and dynamicsBriana 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...
- Trends in family therapy supervision: the past 25 years and into the futureRobert 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...
- Role-exit theory and marital discord following extended military deploymentLucille 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...
- Adapting enactments to couple reactivity: five developmental stagesMark H Butler
Marriage and Family Therapy Department, School of Family Life, Brigham Young University, 262 TLRB, PO Box 28601, Provo, Utah 84602, USA
J Marital Fam Ther 29:311-27. 2003..Issues to be considered in using the couple enactments model as a template for the development of enactment models for other relationship systems are noted...
- Couples treatment for interpersonal violence: a review of outcome research literature and current clinical practicesEric E McCollum
Marriage and Family Therapy Program, Virginia Tech Northern Virginia Center, Falls Church 22043, USA
Violence Vict 23:187-201. 2008....
- Affective disordersSteven 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...
- Making space for racial dialogue: our experience in a marriage and family therapy training programTeresa McDowell
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois 60115, USA
J Marital Fam Ther 29:179-94. 2003....
- Who's dragging their feet? Husbands and wives seeking marital therapyBrian D Doss
Department of Psychology, Box 156304, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
J Marital Fam Ther 29:165-77. 2003Despite its demonstrated efficacy, marital therapy's impact has been limited by couples' general reluctance to seek help until their problems become severe...
- Emotional awareness and couples' relationship satisfactionKristin 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...
- Emotional processes following disclosure of an extramarital affairMichael 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...
- Contextual assessment of couples therapy: the Clinical Discourse Q-SetsSteven M Kogan
Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA, USA
J Marital Fam Ther 28:409-22. 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...
- Intimacy and relationship processes in couples' psychosocial adaptation to cancerSharon 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...
- Family therapist comfort with and willingness to discuss client sexualitySteven 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...
- Common factors are not islands--they work through models: a response to Sexton, Ridley, and KleinerDouglas 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...
- Training family therapists to work with children and families: a modified Delphi studyCatherine 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...
- The core variables of symbolic-experiential therapy: a qualitative studyTammy 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....
- Is Bowen theory valid? A review of basic researchRichard 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...
- Characteristics and clinical practices of rural marriage and family therapistsJames 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...
- Readiness for commitment: applying psychological constructs to pastoral issues in marriagePaul Galea
Faculty of Theology, University of Malta, Malta
J Pastoral Care Counsel 61:205-13. 2007..These were confirmed when a feedback was given. The CPS showed discriminant validity, a reasonable predictable value for commitment, and real possibilities as a valid pastoral tool...
- The marital and family functioning of adults with ADHD and their spousesL 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...
- Enacting relationships in marriage and family therapy: a conceptual and operational definition of an enactmentSean 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...
- An integrative intervention for promoting recovery from extramarital affairsKristina Coop Gordon
310B Austin Peay Building, Department of Psychology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996, USA
J Marital Fam Ther 30:213-31. 2004..Details of the intervention, suggested adaptations of the treatment, and areas for future research are discussed...
- Evaluating a brief prevention program for improving marital conflict in community familiesE 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...
- Evidence-based practice for marriage and family therapistsJo 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...
- Getting reluctant substance abusers to engage in treatment/self-help: a review of outcomes and clinical optionsM 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...
- 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...
- Predicting 2-year marital satisfaction from partners' discussion of their marriage checkupChristina 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...
- Emotionally focused interventions for couples with chronically ill children: a 2-year follow-upPaula 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...
- Challenges of an outcome-based perspective for marriage and family therapy educationThorana 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....
- [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...
- Acceptance in romantic relationships: the frequency and acceptability of partner behavior inventoryBrian 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...
- Does working at your marriage help? Couple relationship self-regulation and satisfaction in the first 4 years of marriageW 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...
- Exploring relationships among communication, sexual satisfaction, and marital satisfactionSamantha 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...
- The valuation of satisfaction from the conjugal life of patients with neurosisMarta 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...
- Long-term prediction of marital quality following a relationship education program: being positive in a constructive wayDonald 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...
- Older spouses' cortisol responses to marital conflict: associations with demand/withdraw communication patternsKathi 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...
- Infidelity in couples seeking marital therapyDavid 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 ..
- Initial levels of differentiation and reduction in psychological symptoms for clients in marriage and family therapySuzanne 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...
- Problem-solving skills and affective expressions as predictors of change in marital satisfactionMatthew 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...
- Marriage and family therapist interns' experiences of growthEleni 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...
- Prediction of response to treatment in a randomized clinical trial of marital therapyDavid C Atkins
Travis Research Institute, Fuller Graduate School of Psychology, Pasadena, CA 90095 1563, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 73:893-903. 2005..Findings are considered in light of the previous literature on predicting response to marital therapy.
- Characteristics of effective providers of marital and family therapy in rural mental health settingsAlan 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...
- Publication patterns of faculty in commision on accreditation for marriage and family therapy education programsDale 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...
- Developing culturally competent marriage and family therapists: treatment guidelines for non-African-American therapists working with African-American familiesRoy 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...
- Observed communication and associations with satisfaction during traditional and integrative behavioral couple therapyMia Sevier
California State University, Fullerton, CA 92834, USA
Behav Ther 39:137-50. 2008..However, no treatment differences in these associations were found. Differences in rule-governed and contingency-shaped behavior change strategies between the two therapies and implications of findings are discussed...
- [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 ..
- Combining psychosocial treatment with pharmacotherapy for alcohol dependenceRoger 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 ..
- Clients' perceptions of pivotal moments in couples therapy: a qualitative study of change in therapyK B Helmeke
Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology, Western Michigan University, USA
J Marital Fam Ther 26:469-83. 2000..In this grounded theory qualitative study on marital therapy, clients' perceptions and experiences of pivotal moments are identified...
- The impact of social values on the psychology of gender among Arab couples: a view from psychotherapyKhawla 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...
- Healthy coping, negative emotions, and diabetes management: a systematic review and appraisalEdwin B Fisher
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Rosenau Hall, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
Diabetes Educ 33:1080-103; discussion 1104-6. 2007..The purpose of this systematic review is to assess the literature pertinent to healthy coping in diabetes management and to identify effective or promising interventions and areas needing further investigation...
- Depression and communication processes in later life marriagesJames 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...
- The enhancement of traditional behavioral couples therapy: consideration of individual factors and dyadic developmentE 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.
- Facilitativeness, conflict, demand for approval, self-esteem, and satisfaction with romantic relationshipsDuncan 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...
- Behavioral and cognitive-behavioral treatments for alcoholism: research opportunitiesR 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...
- Compulsive buying disorder: a review of the evidenceDonald 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.
- A review of compulsive buying disorderDonald 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.
- Reading against the lines: resisting foreclosure in therapy discourseS 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...
- Therapy with religious couplesJill 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.
- Female hypoactive sexual desire disorder: epidemiology, diagnosis and treatmentJulia 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 ..
- Couple and individual adjustment for 2 years following a randomized clinical trial comparing traditional versus integrative behavioral couple therapyAndrew Christensen
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 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...
- Psychological and interpersonal dimensions of sexual function and dysfunctionStanley 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...
- The core competency movement in marriage and family therapy: key considerations from other disciplinesJohn 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...
- 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....
- A graduate course in marriage and family enrichmentS 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...
- COAMFTE accreditation and California MFT licensing exam successBenjamin 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...
- Reliable and valid self-report outcome measures in sexual (dys)function: a systematic reviewGavin 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...
- Quantifying the recruitment challenges with couple-based interventions for cancer: applications to early-stage breast cancerSteffany J Fredman
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Psychooncology 18:667-73. 2009....
- Relationship education research: current status and future directionsHoward 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...
- Profile of adult patients attending a marriage and sex clinic in IndiaArvind 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...
- Systemic perspectives on intimate partner violence treatmentSandra 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...
- Resilience in Arab American couples after September 11, 2001: a systems perspectiveBen K Beitin
Professional Psychology and Family Therapy, Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey 07079, USA
J Marital Fam Ther 31:251-67. 2005....
- Interpersonal factors in insomnia: a model for integrating bed partners into cognitive behavioral therapy for insomniaJenny 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...
- Trajectories of therapeutic alliance in couple versus individual therapy: three-level modelsSuzanne 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...
- Using strength-based approaches to explore pretreatment change in men who abuse their partnersSusan Eckerle Curwood
Wilfred Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
J Interpers Violence 26:2698-715. 2011....
- Fertility and cancer: psychological support in young women who contemplate emergency assisted reproductive technologies (ART) prior to chemo- and/or radiation-therapyDanièle 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...
- Gender differences in response to sexual expectancies and changes in sexual frequency: a short-term longitudinal study of sexual satisfaction in newly married couplesJames 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.
- [Premature ejaculation]H Porst
Urologe A 48:663-74. 2009....
- Longitudinal analyses of family functioning in veterans and their partners across treatmentLynette 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...
- African American therapists working with African American families: an exploration of the strengths perspective in treatmentLaverne 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...
- Parent training with behavioral couples therapy for fathers' alcohol abuse: effects on substance use, parental relationship, parenting, and CPS involvementWendy 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...
- Relational marital paradigmChristian 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...
- Cybersex: the impact of a contemporary problem on the practices of marriage and family therapistsPeter 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...
- Using a vulnerability-stress-adaptation framework to predict physical aggression trajectories in newlywed marriageAmie 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...
- [Parent-child-interaction based diagnostic in high risk families with infants and toddlers]Mechthild Alpermann
Prax Kinderpsychol Kinderpsychiatr 56:836-51. 2007....
- Augmenting antidepressant medication treatment of depressed women with emotionally focused therapy for couples: a randomized pilot studyWayne 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...
- Behavioral assessment of couples' communication in female orgasmic disorderMary 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...
- Behavioral couples therapy for male substance-abusing patients: effects on relationship adjustment and drug-using behaviorW 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...
- Behavioral couples therapy for female substance-abusing patients: effects on substance use and relationship adjustmentJamie 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...
- A randomized trial of emotion-focused therapy for couples in a training clinicW 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...
- The Cultural Genogram: experiences from within a marriage and family therapy training programMargaret 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....
- [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
- 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 ..
- Student-faculty perceptions of multicultural training in accredited marriage and family therapy programs in relation to students' self-reported competenceArpana 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...
- Common factors and our sacred modelsDouglas 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...
- ADAPTING BEHAVIORAL MARITAL THERAPY TO TREAT DRUG ABUSEElizabeth 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 ..
- COMMUNITY REINFORCEMENT APPROACH WITH THE HOMELESSJane 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 ..
- ACCEPTANCE AND CHANGE IN MARITAL THERAPYWILLIAM 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 ..
- MEDIATIONAL MODELS OF PREDICTORS IN MARITAL SATISFACTIONJanice 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...
- ATTRIBUTION PROCESSES AND MARITAL DYSFUNCTIONFRANCIS 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...
- Adapting Marital Therapy in Older Adults with DepressionJill Compton; Fiscal Year: 2008..b>Marital therapy has shown promise as a treatment for depression and coexisting marital distress in younger populations, and ..
- Effect of coparenting and couple relationship interventions on infant developmentBRIAN 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]..
- Women's Disclosure of Their HIV StatusJULIANNE SEROVICH; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- 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 ..
- Intervention for Developing HIV Disclosure Skills to Family MembersJULIANNE 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]..
- Advice and Support: Self-Evaluation ConsiderationsSteven Beach; Fiscal Year: 2003..2000), and marital therapy is currently undergoing profound changes (Gottman, 1999)...
- Tailored Intervention for Melanoma Patients' FamiliesSharon Manne; Fiscal Year: 2008..396 family members will complete the study. Outcomes will be evaluated in terms of TCE, SSE and sun protection habits, as well as changes in attitudes and knowledge about CMM [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Preventing Youth Suicide in Primary Care: A Family ModelGuy 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. ..
- Modifying Group Therapy for Bipolar AbusersRoger 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. ..
- Behavioral Family Counseling: A Tx Development ProjectTIMOTHY O FARRELL; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- MOLECULAR GENETICS OF SCHIZOPHRENIADonald 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. ..
- Opioid Patients: Behavioral Family Counseling and NaltrexoneTIMOTHY JAMES O apos FARRELL; Fiscal Year: 2010..Outcome data will be collected from patients and family member collaterals during treatment, immediately posttreatment, and at quarterly follow-ups for 12 months after treatment. ..
- Family Risk Factors for Adult Depressive SymptomsSarah Whitton; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Depression and Chronic Pain in MarriageAnnmarie Cano; Fiscal Year: 2007..Participants will also take part in 6- and 12-month follow-ups in which they will complete the same instruments. Participants will be paid upon completion of each phase of the study. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Impulsivity and Partner Violence in Male AlcoholicsJULIE SCHUMACHER; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A Family-Genetic Study of Pathological GamblingDonald Black; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- Behavioral Couples Therapy for Women Alcoholic PatientsTIMOTHY 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. ..
- Facilitating Informed Decisions for MSI TestingSharon Manne; Fiscal Year: 2008..The CD-ROM intervention will be developed with a view towards future dissemination. ..
- A Couples Approach to Enhance Breast Cancer SurvirorshipDonald Baucom; Fiscal Year: 2008..If successful, it will enlarge our repertoire of methods for effectively enhancing the well being of both cancer patients and their partners. ..
- Psychophysiological Correlates of Aging Stereotypes and Personal Aging BeliefsKathi Heffner; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Children of Depressed Parents: Family Based PreventionGuy Diamond; Fiscal Year: 2006..his grant will serve as a foundation for a larger randomized clinical trial. ..
- Domestic Violence Among Female Alcoholics in TreatmentTIMOTHY 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. ..
- PET IMAGING OF BRAIN OPIOID RECEPTORS IN ALCOHOLISMMary McCaul; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- TREATMENT OF DEPRESSION IN PARENTS--IMPACT ON CHILDRENGuy Diamond; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OUTCOMES FOR BEHAVIORAL COUPLE THERAPYTIMOTHY 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. ..
- MARITAL CONFLICT RESOLUTION AND CHILD DEVELOPMENTE Cummings; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Domestic Violence Among Couples Seeking TherapyLorelei Simpson; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Sexual Functioning and QOL in Women with Cervical CancerDiane 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. ..
- Bupropion VS Placebo to Treat Pathological GamblingDonald Black; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- PROGRAMMATIC RESEARCH ON FAMILIES AND ADDICTIONTIMOTHY O FARRELL; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- A Cognitive Group Treatment for Borderline OutpatientsDonald Black; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Family Intervention for Children and Crack-Using MothersAntonio Morgan Lopez; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Effect of Treatment for Drug-Abusing Fathers on ChildrenMichelle Kelley; Fiscal Year: 2005..e., the mechanisms of action that result in secondary child benefits). This will provide much-needed information that will be used to inform future multifaceted treatments for drug-abusing parents and their children. ..
- Partner Violence Intervention for Alcohol Clinic ClientsJULIE SCHUMACHER; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Role of Spouse Responses on Latinos' Adjustment to PainCAROLYN FREEDMAN; Fiscal Year: 2007..Hispanics males who are married will be the primary focus of this study. ..
- Factors in Choosing Breast Cancer Risk AssessmentSuzanne 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. ..
- Colon Cancer Screening for Cancer Patients' FamiliesSharon Manne; Fiscal Year: 2006..After receiving the intervention information, participants will be interviewed again six months later regarding CRC screening behaviors and attitudes to assess the impact of the intervention. ..
- RELAPSE PREVENTION GROUP FOR BIPOLAR SUBSTANCE ABUSERSRoger Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- NALTREXONE TREATMENT FOR ALCOHOLISM--PREDICTING OUTCOMESMary McCaul; Fiscal Year: 2002....