Positive PsychoTherapy in ABI Rehab (PoPsTAR): A pilot randomised controlled trial.

  title={Positive PsychoTherapy in ABI Rehab (PoPsTAR): A pilot randomised controlled trial.},
  author={Breda Cullen and Jaycee Dawn Pownall and Joanne Cummings and Satu Baylan and Niall M. Broomfield and Caroline E. Haig and Denyse Kersel and Heather M. Murray and Jonathan J. Evans},
  journal={Neuropsychological rehabilitation},
  volume={28 1},
Psychological distress is common following acquired brain injury (ABI), but the evidence base for psychotherapeutic interventions is small and equivocal. Positive psychotherapy aims to foster well-being by increasing experiences of pleasure, engagement and meaning. In this pilot trial, we investigated the feasibility and acceptability of brief positive psychotherapy in adults with ABI and emotional distress. Participants were randomised to brief positive psychotherapy plus usual treatment, or… CONTINUE READING
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