Content: Global student dissertations and literature reviews.
Purpose: Use for foundational research, to locate test instruments and data, and more.
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The ProQuest Dissertations & Theses database (PQDT) is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses. It is the database of record for graduate research, with over 2.3 million dissertations and theses included from around the world.
This dissertation seeks to examine the common symptoms and comorbidities of PTSD, with particular attention to the relational impact of the disorder, and to review the predominant treatments currently available for PTSD for their strengths and shortcomings. Author: Laura E. Boye, Palo Alto University.
The purpose of this qualitative phenomenological study was to understand the lived experiences of seasoned marriage and family therapists who integrate children into family therapy. Author: Christine K. Esposito, Northcentral University.
This study examined the preparedness of wraparound mobile therapists and behavior specialist consultants to treat trauma-exposed children and adolescents. Author: Qianna S. Snooks, Chestnut Hill College.
This clinical dissertation reviews the treatment outcome literature with respect to psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral and systemic therapies utilized to treat adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Author: Sarah M. Riehl, Alliant International University.
This investigation is one of the first to assess the statewide implementation of a popular trauma-focused EBT for youth in routine practice settings. Author: Katelyn Marie Donisch, University of Minnesota.
This dissertation explores how effective MST is in treatment with gang members and how effective MST is in cultivating the desistance process. This dissertation is a critical literature review of gang research that pertains to the gang culture, gang psychology, gang desistance, and other major studies performed with male Hispanic gang members.Author: Daniel Nunez, Azusa Pacific University.
The purpose of this qualitative multiple case study was to explore the perceptions of women veterans’ preferences for therapeutic fly-fishing as a therapeutic intervention for symptomology of posttraumatic stress disorder related to their gender orientation. Author: Bill Alexander, Northcentral University.
Trauma-focused therapies, particularly EMDR, tend to be the treatment of choice for PTSD; however, comorbid borderline pathology has been identified in the literature as a predictor of poorer treatment outcomes for EMDR, thus lending support for the selection of an intervention tailored to the unique needs of borderline patients, such as Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Author: Megan Seliga, Loyola University Chicago.
The purpose of this phenomenological qualitative study was to explore the perceptions of therapists about eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) as a tool to assist adult women survivors of child sexual abuse through the healing process and to regain their abilities to function and behave appropriately. Author: Annette Jones-Smith, Walden University.