In this video from a recent Beck Institute workshop, Dr. Aaron Beck discusses prioritizing multiple problems in treatment. Dr. Beck explains that addressing the most recently distressing problem is the typical approach in Cognitive Behavior Therapy. For CBT Resources, visit our website.
Month: January 2014
According to a recent study published in JAMA, cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) plus amitriptyline (a tricyclic antidepressant used in the treatment of migraines) may be an effective treatment for chronic migraines in children and adolescents. In the current study, researchers compared the efficacy of CBT plus amitriptyline versus headache education plus amitriptyline. Participants included 135 youth aged 10 to 17 diagnosed with chronic migraine. They were randomized to either the…
In this video from a recent Beck Institute workshop, Dr. Aaron Beck discusses the effects of unhelpful core beliefs. When individuals’ negative beliefs dominate their thinking, they tend to distort even relatively neutral situations. For CBT Resources, visit our website.