PMID: 7726802Mar 1, 1995

The treatment of social phobia: the differential effectiveness of exposure in vivo and an integration of exposure in vivo, rational emotive therapy and social skills training

Behaviour Research and Therapy
P P Mersch


Thirty-four social phobic patients were treated with either exposure in vivo or an integrated treatment, consisting of rational emotive therapy, social skills training and exposure in vivo. Comparison with a waiting-list control group showed the effectiveness of both treatments. Contrary to expectations, the integrated approach was not superior over exposure in vivo alone. Also, the long-term effectiveness of both treatments was equally good.


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