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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(2014) 'Cognitive-behavioral therapy for individuals with chronic pain: Efficacy, innovations, and directions for research,' The American Psychologist, FebruaryMarch 2014, 69(2): 153-166.
(2003) found that extraversion, conscientiousness, and openness were associated with favorable outcomes in group psychotherapy without cognitive-behavioral therapy [13].
The authors have structured the book in ten chapters: Introduction to the Functional Relationship between Buddhist Psychology and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy; The Foundational Elementals of Buddhist Psychology; The Middle Path and Adaptive Conduct; The Middle Path, Mental Discipline, and wisdom; Mindfulness as a Foundation in Buddhist Psychology and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy; Mindfulness as a Context for the Cultivation of Compassion; Cultivating the Compassionate Mind in Buddhist Psychology and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy; Behavioral Bodhisattavas: Systematic Compassion Interventions; Deeper in the Middle Path Evidence Base; and The Question of Enlightenment and Case Formulation.
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.
A Randomized Trial of a Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Hypnosis Intervention on Positive and Negative Affect During Breast Cancer Radiotherapy.
Only cognitive-behavioral therapy, of all the major interventions being used to reduce psychological harm in children and adolescents who have witnessed or been victims of trauma or violence, has strong evidence to show it is effective, according to a review.

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