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Other than cognitive therapy, what is a drug to use at work for temporary anxiety that won't interfere with concentration.

Other than cognitive therapy, what is a drug to use at work for temporary anxiety that won't interfere with concentration.

Self hypnosis can: reduce anxiety and improve concentration. Find a psychologist who can explain how it works and teach you to use it. It is a great tool to know and use and has no side effects. ...Read more

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Dyslexia (Definition)

Dyslexia is a learning disability characterized by the inability to properly recognize ...Read more


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What is cognitive therapy?

What is cognitive therapy?

A Therapeutic Method: Cognitive therapy (ct) is a type of psychotherapy that could be classified under the broader rubric of cognitive-behavioral therapies. Ct or cbt involves the therapist and the patient working together to revise problematic thinking patterns that lead to emotional and behavioral problems. This is essential because one's beliefs affect one's view of self and one's prospects for future happiness, etc. ...Read more

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How long is supposed to take cognitive therapy to work?

How long is supposed to take cognitive therapy to work?

Dpends: Cognitive behavioral therapy can be effective within a few weeks but taking months or longer to accomplish the intented goals and effects. ...Read more

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Is cognitive therapy the same as rational-emotive therapy?

RET as Cognitive Tx: Rational Emotive therapy is one of the firs forms of Cognitive therapy, introduced in 1953. ...Read more

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I am currently living in south asia and not able to find an expert easily on cognitive therapy.Is there some good online resource to get info on it.?

I am currently living in south asia and not able to find an expert easily on cognitive therapy.Is there some good online resource to get info on it.?

International: You might check with the international association for cognitive psychotherapy for referrals: www.The-iacp.Com/ also there is the association for behavioral and cognitive therapies: www.Abct.Org there are some therapists who also may do such therapy via skype sessions, but you would need to be sure of qualifications. Good luck! ...Read more

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How can cognitive therapy treat depression?

How can cognitive therapy treat depression?

See below...: Cognitive therapy is a treatment process that enables patients to correct false beliefs about self & others that can lead to negative moods and behaviors. Of course, something about the therapeutic relationship itself, i believe, adds to the healing process as well... In a way, healing happens while we're doing all the other things... ...Read more

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Is there a difference between talk and cognitive therapy, and if so, what are they? Also, are there any similar therapies?

Is there a difference between talk and cognitive therapy, and if so, what are they? Also, are there any similar therapies?

CBT stands for: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and it is a form of psychotherapy. It is focused on the here and now and not analytic. Thinking generates feelings and it is focused on changing self talk / thoughts. Peace and good health. There are many types of therapy but the core conditions of things such as empathy, genuineness, and respect are want appear to promote the most progress. ...Read more

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How does mindfulness-based cognitive therapy help addiction?

How does mindfulness-based cognitive therapy help addiction?

Self soothing: Mindfulness allows you to correct inaccurate beliefs and feelings triggered by events before you self medicate the negative feelings that arise. Mindfulness and meditation are effective methods to self soothe and thereby avoid relapse. ...Read more

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Why are personality d/o hard to dx? From what I have read most prescription is cognitive therapy, no meds. Does the pharmaceutical ind. Make it "hard"?

Why are personality d/o hard to dx? From what I have read most prescription is cognitive therapy, no meds. Does the pharmaceutical ind. Make it "hard"?

Personalty disorders: Properly diagnosing a personality disorder usually requires more than one session. Corroborating information may be needed also, because not all those with personality disorders are truthful about themselves. Cognitive therapy is only one form of therapy; it's well-researched for depression, anxiety, etc. Psychodynamic therapies may be better suited for the kinds of change needed in these d/o's. ...Read more

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