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Unformatted text preview: their lives-Leads to suicidal thoughts or actions-Distortions in interpretations of events to maintain negative views. Deviations from a logical process of thinking. -The presence of early negative schemas is a predisposition for depression (significant others) out of awareness till stimulated-Change depressive thinking: elicit automatic thoughts, underlying assumptions and early schemas. The cognitions are put to the test by setting up experiments, weight advantages/ disadvantages, trying graded tasks, etc. -Patients begin to view themselves and problems more realistically, feel better and change their behavior. -Therapists in a collaborative alliance....
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This note was uploaded on 11/19/2010 for the course PSYCH V89.-0030- taught by Professor Susan during the Fall '09 term at NYU.
- Fall '09
- Cognitive Therapy