cognitive-behavioural therapy

A Pilot and Feasibility Study of a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy-Based Anxiety Prevention Programme for Junior High School Students in Japan: A Quasi-Experimental Study

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Ohira, I., Urao, Y., Sato, Y. et al. A pilot and feasibility study of a cognitive behavioural therapy-based anxiety prevention programme for junior high school students in Japan: a quasi-experimental study. Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health 13, 40 (2019) doi:10.1186/s13034-019-0300-5
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Abstract

Background

There is a good deal of evidence that cognitive behavioural therapy is effective for children and adolescents with anxiety-related problems. In Japan, an anxiety prevention programme based on cognitive behavioural therapy called ‘Journey of the Brave’ has been developed, and it has been demonstrated to be effective for elementary school students (aged 10–11 years).

Technology-Delivered CBT to Treat Alcohol Use Disorder

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Kiluk, B. D., Ray, L. A., Walthers, J. , Bernstein, M. , Tonigan, J. S. and Magill, M. (2019), Technology‐Delivered Cognitive‐Behavioral Interventions for Alcohol Use: A Meta‐Analysis. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. doi:10.1111/acer.14189
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Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) is one of the most researched treatment options for Alcohol Use Disorder. In order to make CBT as accessible and effective as possibles, researchers have been investigating different versions and ways to deliver CBT.

The use of technology as a platform to deliver CBT has been an exciting project that researchers hope will make the therapy more available to people who require support. 

Effectiveness Bank Analysis: Therapy ‘Toolbox’ Helps Rescue Poorly Recovering Patients at London Maintenance Clinic

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Lancet Psychiatry: 2019, 6, p. 391-402.
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Instead of a set programme, a clinic in London tried offering patients prescribed methadone or buprenorphine but still using heroin or cocaine a selection from a suite of well-supported psychological interventions tailored to the patient, and then systematically re-tailored in the light of how they responded.

Cognitive and Mindfulness‐Based Therapy for Adolescents with Co‐Occurring Post‐Traumatic Stress and Substance Use Disorder

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Fortuna, Lisa R., Michelle V. Porche, and Auralyd Padilla. "A treatment development study of a cognitive and mindfulness‐based therapy for adolescents with co‐occurring post‐traumatic stress and substance use disorder." Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice 91, no. 1 (2018): 42-62.
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Early life experiences of trauma are known to significantly increase the risk of substance use in adolescence and adulthood. It has been suggested that individuals may use alcohol or drugs as a means of temporarily relieving themselves from psychological distress, however this can lead to increased emotional dysregulation in the long term.