The Implementation of a Rational-Emotive Educational Intervention for Anxiety in a 3rd Grade Classroom: An Analysis of Relevant Procedural and Developmental Constraints
Cristea, Ioana-Alina, Benga, Oana, Opre, Adrian, Journal of Cognitive and Behavioral Psychotherapies
We tested the efficiency of a rational-emotive behavioral intervention to reduce the level of anxiety (emotional and behavioral) and remedy the irrational thinking in children (ages 9-10). The participants were 63 schoolchildren (3 classes), boys and girls. They were initially evaluated with the Spence Anxiety Scale (for the general and specific anxiety level) and the CASI questionnaire (for the level of irrational beliefs). Their parents completed the Spence Anxiety Scale (parent version). There were 3 groups (classes): rational-emotive behavioral education (REBE), sham intervention (a Placebo type group), no intervention. The intervention lasted for 20 sessions and we …
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Publication information: Article title: The Implementation of a Rational-Emotive Educational Intervention for Anxiety in a 3rd Grade Classroom: An Analysis of Relevant Procedural and Developmental Constraints. Contributors: Cristea, Ioana-Alina - Author, Benga, Oana - Author, Opre, Adrian - Author. Journal title: Journal of Cognitive and Behavioral Psychotherapies. Volume: 8. Issue: 1 Publication date: March 2008. Page number: 31+. © A.S.C.R. PRESS Sep 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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