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Unified Protocol for the Transdiagnostic Treatment of Emotional Disorders

The Unified Protocol for the Transdiagnostic Treatment of Emotional Disorders (UP) is an evidence-based intervention targeting common factors across internalizing disorders, or emotional disorders, using techniques derived from cognitive behavioral treatments and emotion science. It was originally developed by David H. Barlow and colleagues at the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University. This entry provides detailed information on this transdiagnostic treatment intervention for emotional disorders, including information about the development and purpose of the UP and descriptions of its core treatment modules.

The UP is an intervention approach with strong roots in evidence-based treatment strategies for anxiety and depression in adults. It is intended to treat a broad spectrum of what are termed emotional disorders, which includes (but is not limited to) all ...

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