A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of CBT Interventions Based on the Fennell Model of Low Self-Esteem
Kolubinski, DC, Frings, D, Nikčević, AV, Lawrence, JA and Spada, MM (2018). A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of CBT Interventions Based on the Fennell Model of Low Self-Esteem. Psychiatry Research. 267, pp. 296-305.
|Authors||Kolubinski, DC, Frings, D, Nikčević, AV, Lawrence, JA and Spada, MM|
Low self-esteem is a feature of several mental health disorders that has been directly treated with Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT). The aim of our study was to determine the efficacy of interventions for improving low self-esteem in adults by utilizing the model outlined in Fennell (1997; 1998; 1999). A literature search identified 8 studies that met the inclusion criteria of CBT-based interventions for low self-esteem using this model, 7 of which were used in a quantitative synthesis. These studies included weekly group and individual sessions and one-day workshop formats. Summary effect sizes of 1.12 and 0.34 at post-treatment with low levels of heterogeneity were observed for weekly sessions and one-day workshops, respectively. Comparable results were found for the reduction of depressive symptoms. Results suggest that CBT-based interventions may be efficacious for treating individuals with low self-esteem, according to changes in self-report measures; however, it is unclear whether these interventions are dissimilar to those aimed at reducing depression.
|Keywords||Cognitive-behavioral therapy; Meta-analysis; Low self-esteem; Depression; Systematic review; 11 Medical And Health Sciences; 17 Psychology And Cognitive Sciences; Psychiatry|
|Journal citation||267, pp. 296-305|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2018.06.025|
|13 Jun 2018|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||07 Jul 2018|
|Accepted||10 Jun 2018|
|Accepted author manuscript|
Kolubinski, D. et al. A systematic review and meta-analysis of CBT interventions based on the Fennell model of low self-esteem.docx
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