cognitive therapy


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cognitive therapy

n.
A form of psychotherapy using imagery, self-instruction, and related techniques to alter distorted attitudes and perceptions.

cognitive therapy

n
(Psychiatry) psychol a form of psychotherapy in which the patient is encouraged to change the way he or sees the world and himself or herself: used particularly to treat depression

cog′nitive ther′apy


n.
a form of psychotherapy that emphasizes the correction of distorted thinking associated with faulty self-perception and unrealistic expectations.
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2013) 'Implementation of cognitive therapy for PTSD in routine clinical care: effectiveness and moderators of outcome in a consecutive sample,' Behaviour Research and Therapy, November 2013, 51(11): 742-752.
Specialists in various fields of mental health care discuss cognitive therapy with children and adolescents.
An investigational non-invasive device designed to deliver neurostimulation through the tongue, PoNS Therapy combines the use of the device with physical or cognitive therapy and is currently being evaluated in a multicentre clinical trial for the treatment of balance disorder for subjects with mild to moderate Traumatic Brain Injury.
com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(14)62222-4/fulltext) A study released by the University of Oxford in 2015 found that mindfulness-based cognitive therapy could also be just as helpful as the use of antidepressants when it came to depression relapse prevention.
The theoretical foundation of MBCT is rooted in a desire to move beyond the limitations in traditional Cognitive Therapy (CT; Segal et al.
Cognitive therapy is an evidence-based treatment that helps patients to reduce their depression and protects against future depressive episodes.
Generally, the methods include cognitive therapy, cognitive processing, cognitive restructuring, emotional processing, control and teaching methods of management of anxiety, such as relaxation, breath control, Immunization against stress and ways of living the dream-like narrative expression, Systematic desensitization and imaginary [11].
Burns, MD, (Plume, New York), Techniques and step-by-step exercises designed to help readers learn cognitive therapy strategies to work on distressing emotions and self-defeating attitudes.
The findings, from teams at Newcastle University and Manchester University, suggest that cognitive therapy could be safe and effective in reducing psychotic symptoms and improving personal and social functioning compared with usual treatment.
Participants' experiences of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy : << It changed me in just about every way possible >>, Behavioral and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 37, 413-430.
Cognitive therapy appears to be only 'probably' effective, (4) while the psychodynamic/interpersonal therapies show less evidence of efficacy.
Cognitive therapy helps people identify and address negative thoughts and emotions that can lead to unhealthy behaviors.
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