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A randomized trial of cognitive therapy and imaginal exposure in the treatment of chronic posttraumatic stress disorder.
It was concluded that either exposure or a challenge to cognition can result in symptom reduction, although neither resulted in complete improvement.
Attachment styles, interpersonal relationships and psychotic phenomena in a non-clinical student sample
Abstract This paper describes the development and initial validation of a measure of adult attachment styles based on Bartholomew’s (1990, 1997) model and adapted for use with individuals with
Attachment theory: a framework for understanding symptoms and interpersonal relationships in psychosis.
It is suggested that adult attachment style is a meaningful individual difference variable in people with psychosis and may be an important predictor of symptoms, interpersonal problems and difficulties in therapeutic relationships over and above severity of illness.
The role of the therapeutic alliance in the treatment of substance misuse: a critical review of the literature.
The therapeutic alliance plays an important role in predicting drug treatment process outcomes, but too little is known about what determines the quality of the relationship between drug users and counsellors.
Attributions and expressed emotion: a review.
It is concluded that carers' beliefs may play a role in the relapse process in a variety of ways and interventions that use verbal and behavioral reattribution techniques similar to those described in the cognitive behavioral treatment of emotional disorders may be helpful.
Randomized controlled trial of motivational interviewing, cognitive behavior therapy, and family intervention for patients with comorbid schizophrenia and substance use disorders.
These findings demonstrate the effectiveness of a program of routine care integrated with motivational interviewing, cognitive behavior therapy, and family intervention over routine psychiatric care alone for patients with comorbid schizophrenia and alcohol or drug abuse or dependence.
Self-esteem in schizophrenia: relationships between self-evaluation, family attitudes, and symptomatology.
Analysis supported a model whereby the impact of criticism on patients' positive symptoms was mediated by its association with negative self-evaluation, and the interview-based method of self-esteem assessment was found to be superior to the questionnaire because its predictive effects remained after depressed mood was accounted for.
Reasons for increased substance use in psychosis.
An update of the literature examining the reasons for substance use by people with psychosis is provided, and includes a comprehensive review of the self report literature, which provides support for an 'alleviation of dysphoria' model of substance use.
A review of the role of adult attachment style in psychosis: unexplored issues and questions for further research.
It is argued that investigations of the nature of attachment styles in psychosis and how they relate to the cognitive, interpersonal and affective factors that have been implicated in psychosis will help develop theoretical knowledge in relation to the condition.
Expressed emotion, attributions and depression in mothers of children with problem behaviour.
The results indicate the relevance of both EE and attributions in mothers of children with problem behaviour and suggest that maternal depressed mood is an important factor which is related to both of these.