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Defining empirically supported therapies.
It is suggested that, in evaluating the benefits of a given treatment, the greatest weight should be given to efficacy trials but that these trials should be followed by research on effectiveness in clinical settings and with various populations and by cost-effectiveness research. Expand
Empirically supported psychological interventions: controversies and evidence.
The work of several task forces and other groups reviewing empirically supported treatments (ESTs) in the United States, United Kingdom, and elsewhere is summarized here, along with the lists of treatments that have been identified as ESTs. Expand
An Update on Empirically Validated Therapies
Dianne L. Chambless, William C. Sanderson, Varda Shoham, Suzanne Bennett Johnson, Kenneth S. Pope, Paul Crits-Christoph, Mary Baker, Benjamin Johnson, Sheila R. Woody, Stanley Sue, Larry Beutler,Expand
The Mobility Inventory for Agoraphobia.
The Mobility Inventory for Agoraphobia (MI), a 27-item inventory for the measurement of self-reported agoraphobic avoidance behavior and frequency of panic attacks, appears to be a sound instrument, with which a broad range of situations troublesome to agorphobic clients can be surveyed, and should prove useful for treatment planning and research. Expand
More information from fewer questions: the factor structure and item properties of the original and brief fear of negative evaluation scale.
Statistical methods designed for categorical data were used to perform confirmatory factor analyses and item response theory analyses of the Fear of Negative Evaluation scale, and results suggested that a 2-factor model fit the data better for both the FNE and the BFNE. Expand
Are emotions frightening? An extension of the fear of fear construct.
Initial evidence of the reliability and validity of a questionnaire designed to measure this construct, the Affective Control Scale, is provided and the ability of fear of anger, depression, and positive emotions to predict fear of laboratory-induced bodily sensations in a population with no history of panic attacks is demonstrated. Expand
Reliability and validity of the beck anxiety inventory
Abstract Two studies were conducted to further psychometric research on the recently developed Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI). In Study 1 the test-retest reliability and internal consistency of theExpand
Cognitive therapy of anxiety disorders.
A review of studies of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder with and without agoraphobia, and social phobia indicates that CBT is consistently moreExpand