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 assumes a working knowledge of cognitive-behavioral therapy, and would be a useful tool for CBT therapists looking to incorporate these precepts into their practice.
The intervention involved 12 weeks of optimized analgesic therapy combined with the teaching of pain self-management strategies, followed by an additional 12 weeks including adapted cognitive-behavioral therapy (JAMA Intern.
The results indicated that there was a significant difference between two experiment and control groups in the pre-test, posttest and the follow-up stage of mental health status; in fact, cognitive-behavioral therapy was effective in preventing relapse in addicted individuals.
Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is an efficacious, enduring treatment for late-life depression.
Child Study Center) outline an evidence-based individual cognitive-behavioral therapy approach that clinicians with a background in psychopathology, as well as psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, psychiatric nurse practitioners, and other professionals, can use with children and adolescents (ages eight to 16) experiencing anger, aggression, irritability, and noncompliance problems.
Major Finding: Prolonged exposure and cognitive-behavioral therapy were significantly more effective than was escitalo-pram in reducing the incidence of posttraumatic stress disorder (21%, 23%, and 24%, respectively), but patients treated immediately and 5 months after the traumatic event responded similarly well to treatment.
This primer in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is for novice CBT therapists as well as therapists in other modalities who want to incorporate CBT into their practices.
The present study examined the effectiveness of a multimodal psychotherapeutic approach, combining cognitive-behavioral therapy and hypnosis (CBTH), to reduce negative affect and increase positive affect in 40 women undergoing breast cancer radiotherapy.
Eleven studies were deemed appropriate for consideration for individual cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and 10 for group CBT.
Evidence indicates that individual and group cognitive-behavioral therapy reduces symptoms of PTSD, depression, anxiety and related behavior problems in traumatized children and adolescents, the task force reports.
A study of 90 adults diagnosed with marijuana dependence has found that a combination of cognitive-behavioral therapy and vouchers that could be redeemed for movie passes and other items worked better in encouraging abstinence than either of those approaches offered alone.