Hetrick SH, Yuen HP, Cox G, Bendall A, Pirkis J, Robinson J. (2014) Does cognitive behavioural therapy have a role in improving problem solving and coping in adolescents with suicidal ideation? . 7:e13
S HETRICK, HP Yuen, G Cox, S Bendall, J Pirkis, J Robinson
The Cognitive Behaviour Therapist | Cambridge Journals | Published : 2014
Problem-solving and coping skills deficits have been shown in adolescents who experience suicide-related behaviours, including suicidal ideation. Little evidence exists about effective interventions for this population. We undertook a pilot study of an Internet-based CBT programme that included problem-solving skills training to investigate its impact on skills deficits. The study employed a pre-test/post-test design. Outcomes of interest were negative problem orientation, emotion- and task-focused coping, and adolescents' perception of helpfulness of the intervention. Participants, recruited via the school wellbeing team, were assessed at baseline, at weekly intervention sessions and immedi..View full abstract
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This study received funding from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and from an NHMRC Program Grant. J.P. is on a National Health and Medical Research Council Senior Research Fellowship. S.H. and S.B. are both on a National Health and Medical Research Council Early Career Fellowship. O.Y.H.R.C. is affiliated with Melbourne Health and the University of Melbourne and receives funding from the Colonial Foundation.