POSITIVE thinking can lower the body’s sensitivity to pain, according to new research.
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One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. —Carl Jung Whenever Buddhism has spread to another culture, it has interacted with the belief systems of that culture, resulting in the develop…
At a recent Beck Institute Workshop, Dr. Aaron Beck discusses the future status of CBT. Dr. Beck proposes that there will be one overarching theory based on the cognitive model with information from other disciplines, and empirically supported treatment methods for each disorder. Using the example of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, he provides his vision of a triage model that would be used to determine level of care to treat patients with various disorders.
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In this video from a recent Beck Institute Workshop, Dr. Aaron Beck discusses how new wave therapies can be integrated into the cognitive therapy (CT) framework. Dr. Beck describes when it is helpful to utilize newer strategies that encompass for example, acceptance and commitment therapy, mindfulness, and dialectical behavior therapy. Dr. Beck emphasizes the importance of using these strategies within the general theoretical model of CT and specific case formulation of the disorder in order to address patients’ specific needs based on their individual case conceptualization.
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Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) has been shown to greatly reduce anxiety levels in schoolchildren ages nine to 10 years old, according to new research from…
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