A measure of anxiety symptoms among children.
- S. Spence
- PsychologyBehaviour Research and Therapy
- 1 May 1998
Structure of anxiety symptoms among children: a confirmatory factor-analytic study.
- S. Spence
- PsychologyJournal of Abnormal Psychology
The degree to which anxiety symptoms among children cluster into subtypes of anxiety problems consistent with Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (4th edition) classification of anxiety disorders was examined, indicating an excellent fit of the data.
A parent-report measure of children's anxiety: psychometric properties and comparison with child-report in a clinic and normal sample.
The structure of anxiety symptoms among preschoolers.
Social Skills Training with Children and Young People: Theory, Evidence and Practice.
- S. Spence
- PsychologyChild and Adolescent Mental Health
- 1 May 2003
Social skills training (SST) aims to increase the ability to perform key social behaviours that are important in achieving success in social situations, and has become a widely accepted component of multi-method approaches to the treatment of many emotional, behavioural and developmental disorders.
Psychometric properties of the Spence Children's Anxiety Scale with young adolescents.
The etiology of social phobia: empirical evidence and an initial model.
The role of parental anxiety in the treatment of childhood anxiety.
At posttreatment, results indicated that within the child-anxiety-only condition, 82% of the children in theCBT condition no longer met criteria for an anxiety disorder compared with 80% in the CBT + PAM condition.
The treatment of childhood social phobia: the effectiveness of a social skills training-based, cognitive-behavioural intervention, with and without parental involvement.
- S. Spence, C. Donovan, M. Brechman-Toussaint
- PsychologyJournal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and…
- 1 September 2000
There was a trend towards superior results when parents were involved in treatment, but this effect was not statistically significant.
A randomized controlled trial of online versus clinic-based CBT for adolescent anxiety.
- S. Spence, C. Donovan, J. Kenardy
- PsychologyJournal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
- 1 October 2011
Online delivery of CBT, with minimal therapist support, is equally efficacious as clinic-based, face-to-face therapy in the treatment of anxiety disorders among adolescents, with benefits of reduced therapist time and greater accessibility for families who have difficulty accessing clinic- based CBT.