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NOTES 10 28 - CognitiveBehavioral Therapy Cognitive...

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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy 10/28/11 Cognitive behavioral therapy began with B.F. Skinner, Aaron Beck, Albert Ellis Mindfulness: a form of meditative stance Thought of as people who might have been able to get rid of people’s phobias, but didn’t  get the underlying issues. How did cognitive-behavioral scientists gain integrity? a.1. Biological psychology destroys psychoanalysis No research at the time that showed it was better Had the scientific data. Have money Before Prozac, the amount of money spent on psychotropic medications was 600 million  dollars a year. Today, the amount spent a year is 40 billion. a.2. Reduced psychotherapy in psychiatry Psychologists used to get a lot of psychoanalytic training. A large number of psychiatrists gave up their practices to do research. Big Pharma: one of the most successful industries worldwide. Psychotherapy tend to turn more to social workers in spreading their theory.
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