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articles on cognitive behavioral therapy

Find articles on cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) from below. 

1.  Links to Cognitive Behavorial Success Stories.  -http://www.ocdonline.com/successstories.php

2.  What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

Definition

Cognitive-behavioral therapy is an action-oriented form of psychosocial therapy that assumes that maladaptive, or faulty, thinking patterns cause maladaptive behavior and "negative" emotions. (Maladaptive behavior is behavior that is counter-productive or interferes with everyday living.) The treatment focuses on changing an individual's thoughts (cognitive patterns) in order to change his or her behavior and emotional state.

Purpose

Theoretically, cognitive-behavioral therapy can be employed in any situation in which there is a pattern of unwanted behavior accompanied by distress and impairment.

It is a recommended treatment option for a number of mental disorders, including affective (mood) disorders, personality disorders, social phobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), eating disorders, substance abuse, anxiety or panic disorder, agoraphobia, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It is also frequently used as a tool to deal with chronic pain for patients with illnesses such as rheumatoid arthritis, back problems, and cancer. Patients with sleep disorders may also find cognitive-behavioral therapy a useful treatment for insomnia.

"Definition" and "Purpose" above from this site: - http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_g2601/is_0003/ai_2601000330

3.  Conclusions after using CBT for helping obsessive compulsive disorders.  Click here and  here.  

4.  "CBT considers that it is the way we think and behave which affects how we feel."  -http://www.mental-health-matters.com/articles/article.php?artID=701

5.  Article on CBT Founder, Dr. Albert Ellis (1913-2007).  "Dr. Albert Ellis, died July 24, 2007 at his home in New York City." - http://www.nacbt.org/

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