Cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety disorders: an update on the empirical evidence
Cognitive therapy: foundations, conceptual models, applications and research. OBJECTIVE: There is growing interest in the cognitive model of psychotherapy stimulated by an extensive body of research findings demonstrating its effectiveness for a varied set of psychiatric disorders and medical conditions. This review article aims to give an overview of the historical and philosophical background to contemporary cognitive and cognitive-behavioral approaches to psychotherapy, pointing out similarities across and differences between them. A presentation of the cognitive model as designed by Aaron Beck, and some of the cognitive and behavioral techniques used in emotional disorders will be discussed. Outcome studies and meta-analyses contemplating the efficacy of cognitive and cognitive-behavioral therapies in various psychological and medical conditions will be briefly depicted. METHOD: Through review of articles and textbooks, especially the works of Aaron Beck from which this review article has heavily borrowed, the origins and foundations of the cognitive-behavioral approaches to the treatment of psychiatric and medical conditions are described.
Contemporary Psychological Approaches to Depression pp Cite as. The last two decades have witnessed a resurgence in theory, research, and practice focused on the cognitive concomitants of psychopathology Mahoney, Consequently, a growing number of investigators are examining cognitive dysfunction in psychological disorders. In addition, a variety of cognitive and cognitive-behavioral CB interventions have been developed for treating psychopathological states. Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF. Skip to main content.
Cognitive therapy of anxiety disorders: science and practice / David A. Clark Twenty-five years ago, coauthor Aaron T. Beck published Anxiety Disorders and.
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Featuring five incredible women who will prove to be every bit as beloved as Lou Clark, the unforgettable heroine of Me Before You. Less than 10 available - usually despatched within 24 hours. Updating and reformulating Aaron T. Beck's pioneering cognitive model of anxiety disorders, this book is both authoritative and highly practical. The authors synthesize the latest thinking and empirical data on anxiety treatment and offer step-by-step instruction in cognitive assessment, case formulation, cognitive restructuring, and behavioral intervention. They provide evidence-based mini-manuals for treating the five most common anxiety disorders: panic disorder, social phobia, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and posttraumatic stress disorder.