behavioural intervention

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behavioural intervention

The use of operant conditioning models—i.e., positive and negative reinforcement—to modify undesired behaviour—e.g., anxiety, smoking, overeating.
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London, Oct 19 ( ANI ): A new research has revealed that cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is more effective than standard care for people suffering from hypochondria or health anxiety.
In the research, 219 people suffering from health anxiety got an average of six sessions of cognitive behavioural therapy while 225 received reassurance and support.
Summary: DUBAI - Heriot-Watt University's School of Life Sciences, Dubai Campus is set to host a Professional Development Workshop for Psychologists in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) with visiting clinical psychologist and researcher Dr Jan van Niekerk, on February 4.
Cognitive behavioural therapy in mental health care, 2d ed.
Q I HAVE a dreadful fear of spiders but have heard cognitive behavioural therapy can help.
This week I will describe the principles of behavioural therapy in treating anxiety.
Conventional methods such as behavioural therapy or pelvic floor exercises may offer good efficacy and high tolerability, but are unsuitable to some patients (e.
12 ( ANI ): A new study has claimed that behavioural therapy provided chair-side to kidney failure patients while undergoing dialysis could help them combat depression and improve their quality of life.
Alongside this, small-group behavioural therapy techniques are also being created to equip patients with the psychological tools to help them benefit from the standard treatment received by those who binge eat.
Patients in remission were then randomly assigned to one of three treatment groups: 28 continued taking their medication; 30 had their medication slowly replaced by placebo; and 26 tapered their medication and then received mindfulness-based cognitive behavioural therapy.
This is a new edition of a volume previously titled Cognitive Behavioural Therapy with Schizophrenia (Stanley Thornes, 1997).
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): A new study has revealed that cognitive behavioural therapy or talk therapy can significantly help patients overcome bulimia and binge eating problems.