The efficacy of couples based interventions for panic disorder with agoraphobia

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dc.contributor.author Byrne, Michael
dc.contributor.author Carr, Alan
dc.contributor.author Clark, Marie
dc.date.accessioned 2013-12-04T11:52:57Z
dc.date.available 2013-12-04T11:52:57Z
dc.date.copyright The Association for Family Therapy 2004. Published by Blackwell Publishing en
dc.date.issued 2004-05
dc.identifier.citation Journal of Family Therapy en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/5130
dc.description.abstract From this systematic literature review it was concluded that panic disorder with agoraphobia (PDA) can sometimes occur in conjunction with marital problems. Couples-based treatments for PDA – partner-assisted exposure and marital therapy – can be an effective treatment for the condition. It is as effective as individually based cognitive behaviour therapy. Involving partners of people with PDA in therapy may be appropriate in some cases, particularly those in which there are marital difficulties. Couple-focused interventions may enhance the maintenance of treatment gains by facilitating interactions that positively reinforce and perpetuate attempts by people with PDA to enter feared situations and cope with these effectively. People with PDA who have good marital relationships show a better response to both individual and couples-based treatment programmes. In some instances effective couples-based treatment leads to improvement in marital adjustment as well as in PDA symptomatology. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Wiley-Blackwell en
dc.rights This is the author's version of the following article: Byrne, M., Carr, A. and Clark, M. (2004), The efficacy of couples-based interventions for panic disorder with agoraphobia. Journal of Family Therapy, 26: 105–125 which has been published in final form at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-6427.2004.00273.x en
dc.subject Panic disorder en
dc.subject Agoraphobia en
dc.title The efficacy of couples based interventions for panic disorder with agoraphobia en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.internal.authorcontactother alan.carr@ucd.ie
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.volume 26 en
dc.identifier.issue 2 en
dc.identifier.startpage 105 en
dc.identifier.endpage 125 en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1111/j.1467-6427.2004.00273.x
dc.neeo.contributor Byrne|Michael|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Carr|Alan|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Clark|Marie|aut|
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dc.description.admin 4/12/2013. SB. en
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dc.date.updated 2013-10-23T09:52:53Z


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