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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Information about the cognitive-behavioral approach to the treatment of depression.

Cognitive Therapy
Cognitive therapy is a type of therapy based upon the premise that negative thoughts can create negative emotions. It seeks to teach patients to recognize their negative thoughts and to reframe them in a more positive way.

Behavioral Therapy
Behavioral therapy is a type of psychotherapy that focuses on changing and gaining control over unwanted behaviors. It is based upon the principles of classical conditioning developed by Ivan Pavlov and operant conditioning developed by B.F. Skinner.

Cognitive Therapy Works
Cognitive Therapy really does work. I found this out for myself one day when I found myself getting upset over something my husband had done and I decided to put the exercises I had learned to the test.

Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy - Guide Review
A review of the self-help cognitive therapy book "Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy" by Dr. David Burns.

Self-Help Book for Depression
Q. Is there a self-help book I can use rather than seeing a therapist?

You Are What You Think
Learn to recognize the self-defeating thoughts that can trigger depression. From your About.com Guide to Depression.

Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy - Reader Reviews
Read user submitted reviews of "Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy" by David D. Burns. Submit your review of "Feeling Good" or read what others have to say about this book.

Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
Are you interested in the mind-body connection in depression? Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy is a type of therapy which makes use of that connection in order to prevent depression.

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