The effects of forgiveness therapy on depression, anxiety, and posttraumatic stress for women after spousal emotional abuse.

@article{Reed2006TheEO,
  title={The effects of forgiveness therapy on depression, anxiety, and posttraumatic stress for women after spousal emotional abuse.},
  author={Gayle L. Reed and R. Enright},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={74 5},
  pages={
          920-9
        }
}
Emotionally abused women experience negative psychological outcomes long after the abusive spousal relationship has ended. This study compares forgiveness therapy (FT) with an alternative treatment (AT; anger validation, assertiveness, interpersonal skill building) for emotionally abused women who had been permanently separated for 2 or more years (M = 5.00 years, SD = 2.61; n = 10 per group). Participants, who were matched, yoked, and randomized to treatment group, met individually with the… Expand
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