Systemic family therapy integrated with attachment interventions for adoptive families. Development of a treatment manual

  title={Systemic family therapy integrated with attachment interventions for adoptive families. Development of a treatment manual},
  author={Angelo Barbato and Barbara D'avanzo and F. Vadilonga and Matteo Cortinovis and Sara Lombardi and Francesca M. G. Pili and Gloriana Rangone and Anna Visconti},
  journal={Journal of Family Therapy},
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Critique of Manualized Therapies: Systemic Family Therapy Manual for Adolescent Self-Harm

  • B. Davies
  • Psychology
    Systemic Practice and Action Research
  • 2018
This paper critiques the concept of systemic psychotherapy manuals, with particular reference to the SHIFT manual, and finds that the intervention offered no clinical or cost benefits over treatment as usual in reducing subsequent hospital attendance or repetition of self-harm.

Adoption in France and Italy: A Comparative History of Law and Practice (Nineteenth to Twenty-First Centuries)

Abstract:Adoption law in France and Italy is quite similar, and since the 1990s, these two countries have been among those which adopt the largest numbers of children from abroad. But over a longer

What clinicians think of manualized psychotherapy interventions: findings from a systematic review

This article reports a systematic review of the literature examining therapists' views and experiences of utilizing treatment manuals. Key databases were searched and a thematic narrative analysis

Infants in Foster Care: An Attachment Theory Perspective.

Abstract This article highlights the importance of attachment issues for infants placed in foster care. We offer a framework for understanding how early separation and maltreatment may affect

Systemic family therapy can be manualized: research process and findings

Determining the efficacy of therapeutic interventions is becoming an increasing political and ethical necessity. Comparative therapeutic outcome trials are most powerful when there is a precise

Positive systemic practice: a controlled trial of family therapy for adolescent emotional and behavioural problems in Ireland

The amelioration in adolescent behaviour problems on the SDQ was correlated with improvement in family adjustment on the SCORE and treatment completers reported a high level of treatment satisfaction with this model of family therapy.

Extended Dialogue About Significant Developments: Manualising Systemic Family Therapy: The Leeds Manual

Steve Allison and Amaryll Perlesz review a systemic family therapy manual developed at the Leeds Family Therapy and Research Centre. Responding to the critique, Helen Pote gives an account of the