Journal of Evidence-Based Psychotherapies

Journal of Cognitive and Behavioral Psychotherapies is a journal focusing on Cognitive and Behavioral Psychotherapies

Articles from Vol. 12, No. 1, March

Affective Reactions to Images in Anxious Children
AbstractIn a paradigm of a three-dimensioned (valence, arousal, dominance) affective space, the aim of the present study was to extend the use of picture rating methodology to primary school children and to outline the specifics of affective reactions...
A Naturalistic Study of Effectiveness and Cost-Benefit Analysis of a Cognitive Behavioral Program for Reducing the Risk of Child Separation from Family
AbstractA naturalistic study regarding the effectiveness of a cognitive behavioral program for reducing the risk of child separation from family is described. One hundred twenty six families that undertook either a systemic or a cognitive behavioral...
Cognitive Therapy and Hypnotherapy: A Cognitive-Developmental Approach
AbstractThis article describes the cognitive developmental model of psychotherapy and applies it to cognitive hypnotherapy. First I trace the development of this model from the original and relatively ahistorical cognitive therapy model. I then describe...
Effects of Direct Academic Motivation-Enhancing Intervention Programs: A Meta-Analysis
AbstractA meta-analysis was conducted to determine the effectiveness of direct academic motivation enhancement interventions (interventions with students as the primary beneficiaries). Seventeen studies were included, the total sample size being 3720...
Keeping a Focus on Self-Regulation and Competence: "Find Your Own Style", a School Based Program Targeting at Risk Adolescents
AbstractSchool is a privileged setting for universal and selective prevention interventions that can help pupils increase their competence to cope with life challenges in a moderate, non violent and effective way. The aim of the present study is to evaluate...
Medication, Physiotherapy and Cognitive Behavior Therapy for the Treatment of Chronic Back Pain: A Clinical Trial
AbstractChronic back pain is a burdening health problem, both at an individual level (in terms of pain, disability, emotional distress associated) and at a more general, society level (important costs resulting from treatment and disability, loss of...
Metacognition in Patients with Premature Ejaculation and Erectile Dysfunction
AbstractAnxiety is the most common intrapsychic component in male sexual dysfunction. Metacognition is considered to be the way of thinking about "thinking" which could be associated with anxiety. The aim of the study was to investigate the metacognition...
Relationship between Early Maladaptive Schemas, Couple Satisfaction and Individual Mate Value: An Evolutionary Psychological Approach
AbstractIn line with the current trend in evolutionary psychology (i.e., focus on the impact of psychological factors on individual reproductive potential), we investigated the association between early maladaptive schemas, the level of couple satisfaction...
The Role of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in the Periodontal Surgical Treatment: A Randomized Clinical Trial
AbstractA randomized clinical trial was conducted to investigate the efficacy of periodontal surgery in combination with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) compared to standard surgery alone in the treatment of 52 outpatients with periodontal disease....