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Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention with Physical Abuse

Jacqueline Corcoran

in Clinical Applications of Evidence-Based Family Interventions

Published in print March 2003 | ISBN: 9780195149524
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865154 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149524.003.0004
 Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention with Physical Abuse

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This chapter takes a cognitive-behavioral approach to intervention with parents who have physically abused their children. A description of the theoretical basis for such an approach is explored, followed by available empirical support. Behavioral parent training and other cognitive-behavioral techniques — problem-solving, self-talk, and cognitive-re-structuring — are presented and applied to a case example.

Keywords: cognitive-behavioral therapy; problem-solving; self-talk; cognitive restructuring

Chapter.  14816 words.  Illustrated.

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