Journal article

Short-term outcomes of the Therapist-assisted Online Parenting Strategies intervention for parents of adolescents treated for anxiety and/or depression: A single-arm double-baseline trial

Sarah Pheik Hoon Khor, Catherine Margaret Fulgoni, Deborah Lewis, Glenn A Melvin, Anthony F Jorm, Katherine Lawrence, Bei Bei, Marie Bee Hui Yap

AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY | SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD | Published : 2021

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to evaluate whether the Therapist-assisted Online Parenting Strategies programme increased parenting behaviours known to be supportive of adolescents experiencing anxiety and/or depression. Secondary parenting outcomes of parental self-efficacy, parental accommodation, carer burden, parent-adolescent attachment, family functioning and parent distress were also examined, along with adolescent outcomes of anxiety and depression symptoms, suicidal ideation and sleep. METHOD: Seventy-one parents (94.4% females) and their adolescents (73.2% females) aged 12-18 years (Mean = 15.02, SD = 1.56) being treated for depression and/or anxiety in Australia were recruited into a..

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Awarded by NHMRC Investigator Grant


Awarded by NHMRC Health Professional Research Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

The author(s) disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article: S.P.H.K. and C.M.F. are supported by the Research Training Programme (RTP) Scholarship provided by the Australian Government. A.F.J. is supported by an NHMRC Investigator Grant (APP1172889). B.B. is supported by an NHMRC Health Professional Research Fellowship (APP1140299).