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Can anxiety disorder be treated by using neuro plasticity? If so, can you recommend some neuro plasticity exercises for anxiety disorders?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
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In brief: All psychotherapy

All psychotherapy uses neuroplasticity, because it helps you see things in different ways.
For instance, in cognitive behavioral therapy you review your habitual thought patterns & how they lead to painful emotions like anxiety -- new alternatives are introduced. Although it isn't automatic at first, you can learn to question catastrophic thinking. Good book: "the mindful way through anxiety.".

In brief: All psychotherapy

All psychotherapy uses neuroplasticity, because it helps you see things in different ways.
For instance, in cognitive behavioral therapy you review your habitual thought patterns & how they lead to painful emotions like anxiety -- new alternatives are introduced. Although it isn't automatic at first, you can learn to question catastrophic thinking. Good book: "the mindful way through anxiety.".
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