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Factors that constitute a good cognitive behavioural treatment manual: A Delphi study

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Duncan E, Nicol MM & Ager A (2004) Factors that constitute a good cognitive behavioural treatment manual: A Delphi study. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 32 (2), pp. 199-213. https://doi.org/10.1017/S135246580400116X

Abstract
Cognitive behavioural treatment manuals have increased in frequency, purpose and impact over the last 40 years. Despite numerous papers on the topic, few empirical studies regarding the constitution of treatment manuals have been conducted. A Delphi study examining the factors that constitute a good cognitive behavioural treatment manual is presented. This study generated a consensus of opinion of factors that therapists and researchers should consider when developing and appraising treatment manuals for cognitive behavioural interventions. Limitations of the study and the potential relevance of the research are discussed.

Keywords
treatment manual; Delphi study; consensus; factors

Journal
Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy: Volume 32, Issue 2

StatusPublished
Publication date30/04/2004
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/11937
PublisherCambridge University Press
ISSN1352-4658

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Professor Edward Duncan
Professor Edward Duncan

Professor, NMAHP