Children 's Anxiety Center And Adult Opiate Abuse

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Children’s Anxiety Center and Adult Opiate Abuse Mark A. Lee Keiser University Capstone I Dr. Cheri Hansen November 05, 2015 Children’s Anxiety Treatment Center and Adult Opiate Abuse The purpose of this paper was to overview some studies which examined the quality of the two programs for an evaluation. Two programs whose empiric background was researched in this assignment are Children’s Anxiety Treatment with cognitive-behavioral therapy (individual and family modality), and Adult Opiate Abuse Treatment with buprenorphine and naltrexone. These studies have shown the effects of different treatments which involves buprenorphine and naltrexone formulations for relapse prevention and detoxified opioid addicts. Research on…show more content…
The results of the study indicated that cognitive-behavioral therapy has long-term positive effect in the treatment of anxiety disorders in children. Namely, 2-5 years after the intervention, the children maintained their gains over all three types of anxiety disorders. This was confirmed with a self-report and a parent-report measure of anxiety also self-reported anxious self-talk and self-reported depression (Kendall & Southam- Gerow, 1996). All participants in the time of the study did not have anxiety disorder diagnosis. In another study, Kendall et al. (2008) examined and compared effects of individual and family cognitive-behavioural therapy in children. Those researcher conducted a randomised clinical research study on 161 children (44% female and 56% male) who varied in age from 7 to 14 years (M = 10.27). The study covered separation anxiety disorder, social phobia, or generalized anxiety disorder. The results of the study showed that the two types of cognitive-behavioural therapy are comparable. Namely, the findings indicate that family modality of cognitive-behavioural therapy is not superior to individual modality of the same therapy. Hence, parent’s participation is not essential for positive effect of the therapy. However, it must be emphasized that even in the individual therapy parents were involved, only in a smaller degree, as a
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