Group therapy for adolescents

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Nada Hribar (2001)
  • Publisher: Slovenian Psychologists' Association
  • Journal: Psihološka Obzorja (issn: 2350-5141)
  • Subject: Psychology | adolescents | BF1-990 | assertiveness | cognitive-behaviour therapy
    mesheuropmc: education | behavioral disciplines and activities

The group included adolescents from secondary school and some students. The group had weekly sessions or twice on mounth. The adolescents had varied simptoms: depressive, anxiety, psychosomatic disorders, learning difficulties, cunduct problems. All of adolescents were common on many problems in social interactions. The goal of therapeutic work were: to increase assertiveness skills and to reduce the anxious in social situations. The adolescents in group raised a self-esteem and developed some assertiveness skills: eye contact" and effective communication skills, persistence, refusing and requesting, giving and receiving critism, etc. The methods of work and techniques were based on principles of cognitive-behaviour therapy.
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