EBP Compendium: Summary of Systematic Review
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder
White, A. H.
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The review addresses a clearly focused question
Criteria for inclusion of studies are provided
Search strategy is described in sufficient detail for replication
Included studies are assessed for study quality
Quality assessments are reproducible
Description: This is a review of studies investigating cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
What are the effects of cognitive behavioral therapies (CBT) in children with ASD?
Population: Children up to 16 years old with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD).
Intervention/Assessment: Cognitive behavioural therapy
Number of Studies Included: 2
Years Included: Not stated
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy - The authors were “unable to draw reliable conclusions about the effectiveness or potential harms of CBT in children with ASD” (p. 5).
Keywords: Autism Spectrum Disorders
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Added to Compendium: December 2011