Cognitive-behavior therapy

Cognitive-behavior therapy

A form of psychotherapy that seeks to modify behavior by manipulating the environment to change the patient's response.
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It is based on the original treatment manual he wrote for a rumination-focused cognitive-behavior therapy research trial, so is an evidence-based manual utilizing a treatment proved to be effective.
Beck is a renowned author, practitioner, and researcher of Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, which is among one of the most prominent and evidence-based practices that has emerged from the cognitive revolution of the 1950s.
Although cognitive-behavior therapy remains the recommended first-line intervention for children with anxiety disorders, antidepressants have been shown to be effective both alone and in combination with cognitive-behavior therapy.
A practitioner skilled in cognitive-behavior therapy or mindfulness-based cognitive therapy might be especially helpful.
The authors argue in favor of the new therapy, cognitive-behavior therapy, and against the old therapy, psychodynamic therapy, and view Albert Ellis's rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT) to have advantages over other forms of cognitive-behavior therapy.
Researchers believe that these findings could have applications in cognitive-behavior therapy used to treat patients struggling with pain from disease or injury.
In this study, 325 adults with major depressive disorder who were being treated in primary care settings were randomized to 18 weekly sessions of telephone cognitive-behavior therapy (T-CBT) or in-person CBT (JAMA 2012;307:2278-85).
Proven to be highly effective for the treatment of a wide range of problems, cognitive-behavior therapy is the most widely used psychotherapeutic technique.
Regarding anxiety, tear, and phobias, they found sufficient evidence to support systematic desensitization, modeling, reinforced practice, and cognitive-behavior therapy.
Families and patients chose with their clinicians among possible treatment options, including cognitive-behavior therapy and medication.
For adults with generalized social phobia, fluoxetine and comprehensive cognitive-behavior therapy (CCBT) were more effective than placebo.

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