cognitive-behavioral therapy

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A psychotherapeutic method used to alter distorted attitudes and problem behavior by identifying and replacing negative inaccurate thoughts and changing the rewards for behaviors.
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It could be the active component of cognitive-behavioral therapy.
Patients who received cognitive-behavioral therapy had significantly lower post-treatment scores on both scales, compared with those who received relaxation therapy and educational support.
Of 90 overweight adults with binge eating disorder, 37 were randomized to cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), 38 to behavioral weight loss treatment (BWL), and 15 to a control group.
Ideally, we're approaching what could be a treatment algorithm--not for use today, but perhaps in the future--where if you have decreased pretreatment reactivity in the subgenual cingulate cortex along with increased reactivity in the amygdala to a task involving emotional stimuli, you may be a particularly good candidate for cognitive-behavioral therapy," Greg J.
The study included 91 patients with nonpsychotic major depression who were randomized to receive medications, interpersonal psychotherapy, or cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT).
Panic symptom severity was significantly reduced during treatment, at the end of treatment, and at 6 months follow-up in 35 patients with primary DSM-IV panic disorder receiving either panic-focused psychodynamic psychotherapy (PFPP) or cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), Dr.
More than a third (36%) of 25 obese binge eaters had a 5% weight loss with the combination of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and orlistat (Xenical), Carlos M.
Depressed adolescents respond best to a combination of fluoxetine and cognitive-behavioral therapy, said Dr.
They randomly received one of four 12-week treatments: cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy plus desipramine, clinical management plus desipramine, cognitive-behavioral therapy plus a placebo pill, or clinical management plus a placebo.
PHOENIX -- Flexibility in scheduling would help depressed women access cognitive-behavioral therapy during or just after pregnancy, a survey of 24 women found.
Cognitive-behavioral therapy is no more effective than relaxation training or routine clinical care for treating symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, said Dr.
Thase of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine studied 53 severely depressed people who completed a 16-week course of cognitive-behavioral therapy, which focuses on altering negative attitudes and actions.