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  • Beck
  • Dr. Beck has worked extensively with personality disorders and has been an investigator on two studies using cognitive therapy with borderline personality disorder. (ecampus.com)
  • Aaron Beck, the psychologist credited with developing the concept of cognitive therapy, expounded the benefits of modifying a patient's thought processes and schemas in the 1960s. (wisegeek.com)
  • Symptoms
  • Point out that in this randomized study, cognitive therapy added to standard treatment produced clinically meaningful improvements in symptoms compared with standard therapy alone. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Beginning with a tour of the brain, Dr. Hedaya explains how the brain works and how brain function relates to physical symptoms and cognitive and emotional well-being. (wwnorton.com)
  • ORLANDO A self-administered protocol for cognitive behavioral therapy that requires minimal clinician contact can be just as effective at relieving the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) as traditional therapy delivered in a clinical setting, new research shows. (helpforibs.com)
  • Internationally respected authors, actively working in this area, establish theoretical reasons for extending cognitive therapy to these symptoms. (bookwire.com)
  • This includes a justification for looking at symptoms rather than syndromes, first-person accounts of delusions and hallucinations along with an analysis of why the cognitive approach is ideally suited to the study and treatment of these disabling disorders. (bookwire.com)
  • psychological
  • Brief psychological assessments will also follow each hour-long portion of each therapy session. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • A study published today in the open access journal BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders shows that therapy that helps chronic back pain sufferers overcome the psychological challenges associated with the pain is as effective as treatment that aims to restore back muscle strength and physical ability. (innovations-report.com)
  • Rob Smeets from the Rehabilitation Centre Blixembosch and the University of Maastricht and colleagues from other institutions in The Netherlands randomly assigned 223 chronic back pain sufferers to receive either active physical treatment, psychological 'cognitive-behavioral' treatment, a combination of both, or no treatment at all, for a period of ten weeks. (innovations-report.com)
  • behaviors
  • Techniques used in cognitive therapy seek to create a cumulative learning experience that allows the patient to change negative thinking, relearn positive schemas, and affect changes in self-destructive behaviors. (wisegeek.com)
  • baseline
  • In a 60-patient randomized trial, global functioning scores increased from a mean of 45 at baseline to 57 after six months of cognitive therapy, which was maintained for another year ( P =0.03), according to Paul M. Grant, PhD, of the University of Pennsylvania, and colleagues. (medpagetoday.com)
  • In-depth study assessments will take place at baseline and after completing the 15 weeks of therapy. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Homework
  • Homework often involves journaling, another cognitive therapy technique, as well as reading, practicing learned coping mechanisms, or other activities that encourage self-discovery between sessions. (wisegeek.com)
  • sessions
  • While the therapist is responsible for developing and implementing the treatment plan, clients actively participate in treatment both within and between sessions (for example, clients are given task assignments to complete outside of the therapy sessions). (google.com)
  • Therapy is administered over 10 weeks in five 90-minute sessions. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Participation in this study will include 14 weekly, 2-hour, individual therapy sessions. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Cognitive Therapy Rating Scale (CTRS) [ Time Frame: CTRS coding will be conducted on randomly selected recordings of treatment sessions. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • For their study, Dr Lackner and his colleagues randomized 438 adults with moderate to severe IBS, diagnosed using Rome III criteria, to four 1-hour sessions of self-administered therapy, 10 sessions of standard psychiatrist- or psychologist-led therapy, or four sessions of education only. (helpforibs.com)