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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This belief might be just as effective as cognitive behavioural therapy -- a common technique involving relaxation and education.
Bury soap star Helen, pictured, who welcomed another daughter Delilah with footballer Scott Sinclair in June, underwent cognitive behavioural therapy, a type of talking therapy which focuses on how thoughts, beliefs and attitudes affect feelings and behaviour.
ISLAMABAD -- Brief cognitive behavioural therapy significantly improves the mental health of women overwhelmed by caring for children with severe chronic health conditions.
The trust also reported that the average wait for cognitive behavioural therapy was eight weeks, with a two week wait for family therapy and a 10 week wait for dialectic behavioural therapy, while the average wait for dynamic psychotherapy was 14 weeks.
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.
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.
Cool connections with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy; encouraging self-esteem, resilience, and well-being in children and young people using CBT approaches.
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.