Self-Control Group Therapy of Depression

  • Michael W. O’Hara
  • Lynn P. Rehm


The purpose of this chapter is to describe in some detail a self-control therapy program for depression. To this end we will provide the rationale and context for the development of the treatment program. Second, we will discuss briefly the model of depression on which the treatment program is based. Third, will be a description of subject/client characteristics. Fourth, the nature of the research support for the effectiveness of this program will be indicated. Finally, we will describe on a session-by-session basis the elements of the treatment program.


Positive Activity Behavior Exercise Attributional Style Homework Assignment Depressed Person 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael W. O’Hara
    • 1
  • Lynn P. Rehm
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of IowaIowa CityUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyUniversity of HoustonHoustonUSA

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