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Preventing mental health symptoms in adolescents using dialectical behaviour therapy skills group: a feasibility study

Burckhardt, Rowan; Manicavasagar, Vijaya; Shaw, Frances; Fogarty, Andrea; Batterham, Philip; Dobinson, Katie; Karpin, Ilana


Previous prevention programmes have largely focused on the emotion regulation strategy of cognitive reappraisal. The present study is a feasibility trial that evaluates a prevention programme that teaches cognitive reappraisal, acceptance and problem-solving strategies. Ninety-six Year 10 high school students were randomly allocated to either the intervention or control condition. All participants completed scales evaluating emotion regulation difficulties, depression, anxiety and anger at...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Adolescence and Youth
DOI: 10.1080/02673843.2017.1292927
Access Rights: Open Access


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