Family-focused treatment for childhood-onset depressive disorders: results of an open trial.

  title={Family-focused treatment for childhood-onset depressive disorders: results of an open trial.},
  author={Martha C. Tompson and Claudette B Pierre and Fawn McNeil Haber and Jason M Fogler and April R Groff and Joan Rosenbaum Asarnow},
  journal={Clinical child psychology and psychiatry},
  volume={12 3},
Study objectives were to develop a treatment manual for a family-focused intervention for depressed school-aged children, evaluate its feasibility and acceptability, and complete an initial open trial to examine treatment effects. Nine young people meeting criteria for depression (major depressive disorder, dysthymic disorder, or depression not otherwise specified), completed a 12-week family intervention, and were assessed immediately and at 9 months following treatment completion. The… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-9 of 9 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 63 references

A novel clinical intervention for severe childhood depression and anxiety

  • V. Flory
  • Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry,
  • 2004
1 Excerpt

Treatment of suicidality: A family intervention for adolescent suicide attempters

  • M. J. Rotheram-Borus, A. M. Goldstein, A. S. Elkavich
  • Treating chronic and severe mental and disorders…
  • 2003
1 Excerpt

A biopsychosocial treatment approach for depressed children and adolescents

  • N. J. Kaslow, M. L. Baskin, S. C. Wyckoff
  • Comprehensive handbook of psychotherapy…
  • 2002
1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…