cognitive therapy


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cognitive therapy

[¦käg·nəd·iv ′ther·ə·pē]
(psychology)
A method of psychological treatment that emphasizes changing a person's maladaptive processes of thinking, perceptions, and attitudes.
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Prevention of relapse following cognitive therapy vs medications in moderate to severe depression.
Given the above, the main objective of the present study was to determine the effects of cognitive therapy, the treatment of patients with post-traumatic stress disorder patients in Counseling Center Foundation and the City of Bonyad Shahid, the objectives of the present study was to determine the effect of treatment on Component of this disorder include intrusive memories, difficulties in interpersonal relationships, inability and lack of emotional control and depression.
The current study assessed whether cognitive therapy could reduce psychiatric symptoms in 74 individuals aged 16 to 65 years with schizophrenia spectrum disorders who had decided not to take or had stopped taking antipsychotics for at least six months.
Depression relapse prophylaxis with mindfulness-based cognitive therapy : Replication and extension in the Swiss health care system.
Preliminary studies show that cognitive therapy reduced relapse rates over 5 years (15) and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (16) reduced relapse rates after 2 years and has been recommended as part of relapse prevention in the latest NICE guidelines.
Understanding, identifying, and ultimately changing maladaptive or incorrect automatic thoughts are the sine qua non of cognitive therapy (Beck, 2011).
Upon completion of the acute phase of cognitive therapy, patients performed the Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) and the Dysfunctional Attitudes Scale (DAS) and then underwent a mood induction procedure.
The book starts out by explaining how to present cognitive therapy (CT) to adolescents with a metaphor called the "Roller Coaster Story" (p.
The group was randomized to five treatment modes: prolonged-exposure therapy (63); cognitive therapy (40); escitalopram 20 mg daily (23); placebo (23); or a wait list (93).
The image of cognitive therapy (CT) and cognitive therapists that the trainees described was a system that was cold, intellectual, analysing, clever and unemotional.
The text includes information on disorder-specific conceptual models, and a summary of a training manual in the use of the Cognitive Therapy Scale Revised (CTS-R).
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study revealed that severely depressed clients showed greater improvement in cognitive therapy when therapists emphasized changing how they think rather than how they behave.

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