Maladaptive Schemas and Psychopathology in Adolescence: On the Utility of Young’s Schema Theory in Youth

@article{Vlierberghe2009MaladaptiveSA,
  title={Maladaptive Schemas and Psychopathology in Adolescence: On the Utility of Young’s Schema Theory in Youth},
  author={Leen Van Vlierberghe and Caroline Braet and Guy Bosmans and Yves Rosseel and Susan Maria B{\"o}gels},
  journal={Cognitive Therapy and Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={34},
  pages={316-332}
}
The present article reports on two studies that investigated the utility of Young’s cognitive theory Young et al. (Schema therapy: A practitioner’s guide, Guilford Publications, New York, 2003) in adolescents. Study 1 focused on the factorial validity of the Young Schema Questionnaire (YSQ) in youth. In Study 2, the dimensionality of Young’s schemas and their (content-specific) association with psychopathology were investigated. In Study 1, 635 adolescents were asked to complete the YSQ. In… CONTINUE READING