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The Basics of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) Maureen L. Whittal, Ph.D. Adam Chodkiewicz, M.D. UBC Hospital September 7, 2006
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The origins of CBT Came out of the behavioral psychology tradition Leading proponents were Aaron Beck and Albert Ellis 1960s were the starting point and began with the treatment of unipolar depression
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Definition of CBT Focused form of psychotherapy based on a model suggesting that psychiatric/psychological disorders involve dysfunctional thinking The way an individual feels and behaves in influenced by the way s/he structures his experiences
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Definition cont’d Modifying dysfunctional thinking provides improvements in symptoms and modifying dysfunctional beliefs that underlie dysfunctional thinking leads to more durable improvement Therapy is driven by a cognitive conceptualization and uses a variety of strategies
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CBT=empirically supported Established efficacy Questionable efficacy No established efficacy PD(A) X SAD X PTSD X GAD X OCD X For hoarders, slowness AN X BN X MDE X X (severe only)
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The General Cognitive Model Situation Automatic Thoughts And Images Reaction (Emotional, Behavioral and physiological)
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