Journal article

Emotion-focused parenting interventions for prevention and treatment of child and adolescent mental health problems: a review of recent literature

Sophie S Havighurst, Alessandra Radovini, Brandon Hao, Christiane E Kehoe

CURRENT OPINION IN PSYCHIATRY | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2020

Abstract

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: To review recent studies on emotion-focused parenting interventions to provide clinicians with knowledge about how these approaches might be used in prevention and treatment of mental health difficulties for children, adolescents and their families. RECENT FINDINGS: A number of emotion-focused parent interventions are reported in the literature, including emotion coaching/communication parenting programs, emotion-focused family therapy, attachment-focused parenting interventions (including those that address parental reflective functioning/mentalization), mindfulness parenting programs and behavioral programs with added emotion components. All target emotions or emotional ..

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