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What Is the Cognitive-Behavioral Approach to Addiction?


What is the cognitive-behavioral approach to addiction? – First of all, it’s a distinct discipline. It is based on the assumption that thinking leads to feelings that leads to behavior. It’s sort of like a triangle….


About 1500 incarcerated NYC teens get behavior therapy through Goldman

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NEW YORK — About 1,500 incarcerated New York City teens have received behavioral therapy aimed at lowering their chances of returning to jail in the first year of a Goldman Sachs-funded program that's the first U.S. effort to lure private investors to …
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The Becks Recount CBT's History and Promise

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Cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT) reshaped the field of psychotherapy over the last several decades, and in November in Philadelphia, Aaron Beck, M.D., who developed the therapy, discussed its origins and growth in a dual interview with his daughter and …
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Can Light Therapy Help You Make It Through the Darkest Days of Winter?

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Doctors might also prescribe medication or use cognitive behavioral therapy tailored for SAD either in conjunction with or instead of light box therapy. Unlike light-box therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, which seeks to modify a person's thought …
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