Robin Weersing

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OBJECTIVE To review the literature on the cognitive-behavioral treatment of children and adolescents with anxiety and depressive disorders within the conceptual framework of evidence-based medicine. METHOD The psychiatric and psychological literature was systematically searched for controlled trials applying cognitive-behavioral treatment to pediatric(More)
In the rising quest for evidence-based interventions, recent research often does not give adequate attention to "nonspecific therapeutic factors," including the effects of attention, positive regard, and therapeutic alliance, as well as the effects of treatment dose, intensity and actual processes mediating therapeutic change. To determine the extent to(More)
Youth experiencing anxiety and depression are more likely to be targeted aggressively by peers, making it critical that we understand how they respond to these challenging interpersonal situations. We addressed this issue by recruiting a school-based sample of lower-income youth (N=327) in grades 6, 7, and 8 (M age =13.10, SD =0.99) to complete a(More)
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