Cognitive-behavioral treatment groups for people with chronic physical illness in Hong Kong: reflections on a culturally attuned model.

@article{Wong2007CognitivebehavioralTG,
  title={Cognitive-behavioral treatment groups for people with chronic physical illness in Hong Kong: reflections on a culturally attuned model.},
  author={Daniel Fu Keung Wong and Phyllis Wai Ping Chau and Anna Kwok and Jackie Cheuk Yin Kwan},
  journal={International journal of group psychotherapy},
  year={2007},
  volume={57 3},
  pages={
          367-85
        }
}
This study describes and evaluates a cognitive-behavioral treatment group for people with chronic physical illness in Hong Kong. We developed a group protocol based on the understanding that Chinese people generally prefer a structured group format, expect group leaders to be active and directive, and are not used to expressing opinions and emotions in groups. The experimental and waitlist control groups had 38 and 35 participants, respectively. A standardized questionnaire was administered to… CONTINUE READING
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