Ease of Handling Social Aspects in Everyday Life-Training (LISA-T)
Initiative Description: School-Based Prevention Program: Ease of Handling Social Aspects in Everyday Life-Training (LISA-T). Once weekly over a 10-week period in the context of regular school lessons. Each group was coached by a trainer and a container. The goal is to explain to students the relationship between cognition, emotion, and behavior. Students then acknowledge their own automatic thoughts, confront these thoughts with reality, and finally substitute them with functional, i.e., more realistic and helpful, thoughts
Study Results: Reduced depression symptoms.
Reference: PöSsel, P., Horn, A. B., Groen, G., & Hautzinger, M. (2004). School-based prevention of depressive symptoms in adolescents: A 6-month follow-up. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 43(8), 1003–1010. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.chi.0000126975.56955.98
Level of Evidence: Very Good