Cognitive-behavioral

Cognitive-behavioral

A therapy technique that focuses on changing beliefs, images, and thoughts in order to change maladjusted behaviors.
Mentioned in: Group Therapy
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Cognitive-behavioral therapy significantly improved symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in adult patients who were already taking medication, compared with patients who used relaxation with educational support, according to data from a study of 86 adults aged 18-65 years.
A Randomized Trial of a Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Hypnosis Intervention on Positive and Negative Affect During Breast Cancer Radiotherapy.
Cognitive-behavioral therapy with couples and families; a comprehensive guide for clinicians.
Cognitive-behavioral Confronts traumatic experience, offers relaxation training, identifies ways to correct maladaptive responses
Psychotherapy as Religion goes on to demonstrate how psychodynamic psychotherapy, behavioral therapy, and cognitive-behavioral therapy are all rooted in an American mythology that exalts "heroic individualism", placing responsibility squarely on the individual's shoulders and utterly ignoring contributing factors from society.
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.
This study investigated the efficacy of a theory-driven, cognitive-behavioral intervention for "clinical perfectionism.
In addition, all the students received cognitive-behavioral therapy sessions that lasted 10-15 minutes and focused on strategies including limiting smoking in certain situations and increasing intervals between cigarettes.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) News Release "Combination of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Incentives Enhance Treatment for Marijuana Addiction", Saturday, April 1, 2006
Participants received either cognitive-behavioral therapy (which focuses on changing thoughts and behaviors that lead to depression) or emotion-focused therapy (which encourages discussion of feelings).
Contemporary literature employing cognitive-behavioral self-management is very limited.

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