A Modularized Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention for Water Phobia in an Adolescent with Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia

Brad J. Nakamura, Jason Schiffman, Cecilia W. Lam, Kimberly D. Becker, Bruce F. Chorpita
2006 Child & family behavior therapy (Print)  
The current study evaluated the effectiveness of a modularized treatment of a specific fear of water for a 14-year-old youth with childhood onset schizophrenia using a multiple-baseline across behaviors design. Treatment included gradual exposure to a hierarchy of feared waterrelated situations with rewards for successful approximations ranging from looking at water to swimming in a pool. Both parent and youth fear rat-Brad J. Nakamura, MA (
doi:10.1300/j019v28n03_02 fatcat:boy4v7ddf5hznoqpu6v4nxqxze