Why CBT is falling out of favour?

Everybody loves cognitive behavioural therapy. It's the no-nonsense, quick and relatively cheap approach to mental suffering - with none of that Freudian bollocks, and plenty of scientific backing. So it was unsettling to learn, from a paper in the ...

Jul 4

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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How do you decide if you need therapy?

There might be a social stigma that seeing a psychologist or therapy is “crazy”. There is something mentally wrong with the person, they are not able to function in their daily life. Here are some reasons that it would be good to see a therapist ...

Jun 26

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression

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Reasons to Psychotherapy not working out

Some individuals think that psychotherapy is not effective, is harmful. Why do clients feel this way? A new study aims to find out the experience of therapy for clients who have showed no significant improvement or condition has deterioriated ...

Feb 28

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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Cognitive development across the lifespan

(Young minds’ edition) A contrast between cognitive abilities and crystallized intelligence.

Dec 13

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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Possible genetic link found in treatment-related cognitive issues in ...

Study associates poor neurocognitive outcomes with variations in genes related to brain inflammation and oxidative stress, highlight potential interventions

Dec 12

Categories: Cancer, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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You Are The Company You Keep

Why do we keep doing and feeling the same things over and over again, even when they aren’t serving us well in any capacity whatsoever? Oh, the madness!

Dec 8

Categories: Attachment Issues, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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Mindfulness treatment as effective as CBT for depression and anxiety

Group mindfulness treatment is as effective as individual cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) in patients with depression and anxiety, according to a new study from Lund University in Sweden and Region Skåne. This is the first randomised study to ...

Nov 29

Categories: Anxiety, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression, Mindfulness

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Should Cognitive Behavoural Therapy be the first line of treatment ...

Cognitive therapy, commonly known as cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), aims to help people to identify and change negative, self-destructive thought patterns. And although it does not work for everyone with depression, data have been accumulating ...

Nov 17

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression

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Psychological support waning for heart patients despite nearly half ...

Psychological support for heart patients is waning despite nearly half experiencing mental health problems after their heart event.

Sep 5

Categories: Adult psychological development, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental ...

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Using Storytelling to Decrease ...

Sometimes a pencil is just a pencil. And sometimes, a pencil is a great deal more. Writing is a powerful tool for those dealing with mental health issues. It might be especially important in cases of trauma where integrating memory is a critical ...

Jul 23

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Complex PTSD, Depression, Post ...

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Is it possible to predict who will benefit from cognitive behavioural ...

The rise of CBT has been welcomed by many as safe, effective alternative to drug treatments for mental illness. However, there are also fears that CBT has grown too dominant, crowding out other less structured, more time consuming forms of ...

Jun 26

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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Cognitive behavioral or relaxation training helps women reduce ...

Can psychological intervention help women adapt to the stresses of breast cancer? It appears that a brief, five-week psychological intervention can have beneficial effects for women who are dealing with the stresses of breast cancer diagnosis and ...

May 21

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Health / Illness / Medical Issues

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Has cognitive behavioural therapy for psychosis been oversold?

In 1952, the same year that chlorpromazine was introduced as the first effective drug treatment for schizophrenia, Aaron Beck first employed a form of cognitive-based talk therapy to treat delusional thinking. While chlorpromazine inaugurated the ...

Apr 9

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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Is Behavior Therapy or Medication more effective in treating Children ...

Med­ica­tion treat­ment and behav­ior ther­apy are both con­sid­ered effec­tive treat­ments for ADHD; the com­bi­na­tion of these treat­ments is gen­er­ally regarded as an ideal approach for many chil­dren. How­ever, in the ...

Feb 22

Categories: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Cognitive Behavioral ...

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CHANGE HABITS: Breaking Bad Behaviours

A habit, either good or bad is an automatic behavior that we engage in without thinking. So how do we change it?

Dec 10

Categories: Addictions, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Control Issues, Mindfulness

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