Post an explanation of whether psychotherapy has a biological basis. Indeed, psychotherapy does possess a biological basis, and as a consequence, various pieces of evidence exist which can be used to offer support to the above claim. Currently, psychotherapy interventions are vital in the treatment of anxiety disorder, personality disorder, and mood disorders. According to Picardi and Geatano (2014), psychotherapy is a significant treatment option for mood disorders among most of the people. There are various forms of psychotherapy which have impacted patients positively in the treatment of mood disorders. Such forms include cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), behavior therapy, and interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT). (Picardi & Gaetano, 2014). Psychotherapy, as per the Meta-analytic evidence, possesses clinically relevant and significant effects on chronic forms of depression. Anxiety disorders such as panic disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, social anxiety disorder, specific phobia, and obsessive-compulsive disorder can be treated through cognitive behavioral therapy. A lot of research has been conducted regarding the effectiveness of the therapy in such treatments. Medications and psychotherapy treatment is the initial stage for the
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