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Mental health care for children with disruptive behavior problems: a view inside therapists' offices.
OBJECTIVES In the United States, more money is spent on treatment for children's mental health problems than for any other childhood medical condition, yet little is known about usual care treatmentExpand
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Evidence-based Practices Addressed in Community-based Children's Mental Health Clinical Supervision.
CONTEXT Clinical supervision is the principal method of training for psychotherapeutic practice, however there is virtually no research on supervision practice in community settings. Of particularExpand
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Methodological Challenges of Characterizing Usual Care Psychotherapeutic Practice
There is minimal existing research providing detailed, reliable data characterizing usual community-based psychotherapy practice, and, thus, limited established methods for such research. ThisExpand
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Psychometric properties of the Therapeutic Alliance Scale for Caregivers and Parents.
This study examined the psychometric properties of the Therapeutic Alliance Scale for Caregivers and Parents (TASCP) in a sample of 209 caregivers whose children (4-13 years of age) presented withExpand
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Can adaptive treatment improve outcomes in family-based therapy for adolescents with anorexia nervosa? Feasibility and treatment effects of a multi-site treatment study.
OBJECTIVE Adolescents with Anorexia Nervosa (AN), treated with family-based treatment (FBT) who fail to gain 2.3 kg by the fourth week of treatment have a 40-50% lower chance of recovery than thoseExpand
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Factors associated with substance use in adolescents with eating disorders.
PURPOSE To examine the prevalence and potential risk factors associated with substance use in adolescents with eating disorders (EDs). METHODS This cross-sectional study included 290 adolescents,Expand
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Early weight gain predicts outcome in two treatments for adolescent anorexia nervosa.
OBJECTIVE Determine whether early weight gain predicts full remission at end-of-treatment (EOT) and follow-up in two different treatments for adolescent anorexia nervosa (AN), and to track the rateExpand
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Family functioning in two treatments for adolescent anorexia nervosa.
OBJECTIVE Family functioning impairment is widely reported in the eating disorders literature, yet few studies have examined the role of family functioning in treatment for adolescent anorexiaExpand
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Is weight gain really a catalyst for broader recovery?: The impact of weight gain on psychological symptoms in the treatment of adolescent anorexia nervosa.
The main aims of this study were to describe change in psychological outcomes for adolescents with anorexia nervosa across two treatments, and to explore predictors of change, including baselineExpand
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Expressed Emotion, Family Functioning, and Treatment Outcome for Adolescents with Anorexia Nervosa.
The current study examined the relation between parental expressed emotion (EE) and treatment outcome among adolescents participating in a treatment study for adolescent anorexia nervosa, as well asExpand
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