Research

David, O. A., Cardos, R. A. I., & Predatu, R. (in press). Effectiveness of the REThink therapeutic online video game in promoting mental health in children and adolescents. Internet Interventions.

Burkova, V.,…David, O.A. et al. (2021). Predictors of Anxiety in the COVID-19 Pandemic from a Global Perspective: Data from 23 Countries. Sustainability, 13(7), 4017; https://doi.org/10.3390/su13074017

Predatu, R., David, O. A., David, D. O., & Maffei, A. (2021). Emotion regulation abilities as a predictor of emotional response experienced by children and adolescents in the face of stress. Anxiety, Stress, & Coping, 15(1), 1061-5806. 

David, O. A., Costescu, C., Cardos, R. & Mogoase, C. (2020). How Effective are Serious Games for Promoting Mental Health and Health Behavioral Change in Children and Adolescents? A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Child Youth Care Forum. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10566-020-09566-1

David, O. A., Predatu, R., & Maffei, A. (2020). REThink online video game for Children and Adolescents: Effects on State Anxiety and Frontal Alpha Asymmetry. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s41811-020-00077-4

David, O. A. (2020). Rational Emotive Parent Education. In M. Bernard & M. Terjesen (Eds). Rational-Emotive and Cognitive-Behavioral Approaches to Child and Adolescent Mental Health: Theory, Practice, Research, Applications. New York: Springer Publishing House. (DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-53901-6)

David, O. A., Cardos, R. A. I., & Oltean, H-R. (2019). REBT and Parenting Intervention. In M. Bernard and W. Dryden (Eds.), Advances in REBT: Theory, Practice, Research, Measurement, Prevention and Promotion. New York: Springer Publishing House.

Ko, A., Pick, C. M., Kwon, J. Y., Barlev, M., Krems, J. A., Varnum, M. E. W., … David, O. A., …Kenrick, D. T. (2019). Family Matters: Rethinking the Psychology of Human Social Motivation. Perspectives on Psychological Science. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/1745691619872986

David, O. A. (2019). The Rational Parenting Coach App: Rethink Parenting! A Mobile Parenting Program for Offering Evidence-Based Personalized Support in the Prevention of Child Externalizing and Internalizing Disorders. Journal of Evidence-Based Psychotherapies, 19(2), 97-108.

David, O. A., Cardos, R. A. I., & Matu, S. A. (2019). Is REThink therapeutic game effective in preventing emotional disorders in children and adolescents? Outcomes of a randomized clinical trial. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00787-018-1192-2

David, O. A., Cardos, R. A. I., & Matu, S. A. (2019). Changes in irrational beliefs are responsible for the efficacy of the REThink therapeutic game in preventing emotional disorders in children and adolescents: mechanisms of change analysis of a randomized clinical trial. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 28(3), 307-318. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00787-018-1195-z

David, O. A. & Predatu, R. & Cardos, R. (2018). A pilot study of the REThink online video game applied for coaching emotional understanding in children and adolescents in the therapeutic video game environment: The Feeling Better resources game. Journal of Evidence-Based Psychotherapies, 18. 57-68. 10.24193/jebp.2018.1.5.

First trial to investigate the validity of the emotional expressions of the characters within the game. Participants need to have between 8 and 16 years old. You can register here to include your child in the study.