publication . Article . 2014

A Case Study

Siddaway, Andy P; Wood, Alex M; Cartwright-Hatton, Sam;
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  • Published: 01 Aug 2014 Journal: Clinical Case Studies, volume 13, pages 322-335 (issn: 1534-6501, eissn: 1552-3802, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This case study examines how parents can be incorporated into all aspects of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for child anxiety problems. This is an important issue, because although there are strong theoretical and empirical reasons for incorporating parents into treatment, evidence from randomized controlled trials has so far been inconclusive about whether outcomes are improved by involving parents. This case study describes the clinical benefits of a balanced focus on parent and child factors for “Laura,” an 8-year-old girl experiencing a range of fears and worries, including refusing to attend school. Treatment consisted of seven sessions of CBT, which ta...
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