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Randomized trial of behavioral activation, cognitive therapy, and antidepressant medication in the acute treatment of adults with major depression.
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Among more severely depressed patients, behavioral activation was comparable to antidepressant medication, and both significantly outperformed cognitive therapy, and the implications of current treatment guidelines and dissemination are discussed. Expand
Traditional versus integrative behavioral couple therapy for significantly and chronically distressed married couples.
TLDR
A randomized clinical trial compared the effects of traditional and integrative behavioral couple therapy on 134 seriously and chronically distressed married couples, stratified into moderately and severely distressed groups. Expand
Intrapersonal, Interpersonal, and Contextual Factors in Engaging in and Responding to Extramarital Involvement
Extramarital involvement (EMI) occurs with high prevalence among couples in clinical and community settings, frequently resulting in considerable distress both to participants and their spouses. TheExpand
Understanding infidelity: correlates in a national random sample.
TLDR
Results demonstrated that divorce, education, age when first married, and 2 "opportunity" variables--respondent's income and work status--significantly affected the likelihood of having engaged in infidelity. Expand
Rethinking how family researchers model infrequent outcomes: a tutorial on count regression and zero-inflated models.
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This article presents a tutorial on statistical methods for positively skewed event data, including Poisson, negative binomial, zero-inflatedPoisson, and zero-Inflatednegative binomial regression models. Expand
Using multilevel models to analyze couple and family treatment data: basic and advanced issues.
  • David C. Atkins
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of family psychology : JFP : journal of…
  • 1 March 2005
TLDR
This article presents multilevel models as a flexible analytic approach to couple and family longitudinal data, and focuses primarily on 3 important extensions: missing data, power and sample size, and alternative representations of couple data. Expand
Clinical significance methods: Which one to use and how useful are they?
Clinical significance refers to changes that are clinically meaningful for individuals as they progress through a course of treatment. Since the first method of assessing clinical significance wasExpand
Health care and public service use and costs before and after provision of housing for chronically homeless persons with severe alcohol problems.
TLDR
In this population of chronically homeless individuals with high service use and costs, a Housing First program was associated with a relative decrease in costs after 6 months and these benefits increased to the extent that participants were retained in housing longer. Expand
Couple and individual adjustment for 2 years following a randomized clinical trial comparing traditional versus integrative behavioral couple therapy.
TLDR
There was little change in individual functioning over follow-up, but when change occurred it was strongly related to change in marital satisfaction, and the data are encouraging about the long-term impact of behavioral couple therapy. Expand
Using I³ theory to clarify when dispositional aggressiveness predicts intimate partner violence perpetration.
TLDR
The authors conduct 4 studies to clarify the circumstances under which dispositional aggressiveness predicts intimate partner violence (IPV) perpetration and demonstrate the importance of incorporating instigating, impelling, and inhibiting processes into theoretical and empirical analyses of IPV perpetration. Expand
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