The Diabetes Problems We Aren’t Talking About

Approximately 65% of people living with type 1 diabetes, and 50% of people living with type 2 diabetes believe that this condition negatively affects their self-confidence and their ability to take on life’s challenges.

New Breakthroughs in Cognitive Therapy: Applications to the Severely Mentally Ill (Part 3)

When we work with individuals with schizophrenia who have been hospitalized for many years, we need to find out what their needs are. We are often able to draw on their delusions. For example, six inpatients had delusions that they were God or Jesus. To our surprise, several of the individuals responded to the question, “What is good about being God?” with the response, “You can help people.”

New Breakthroughs in Cognitive Therapy: Applications to the Severely Mentally Ill (Part 2)

I posited that if cognitive therapy were truly effective, then it should work on the most severely mentally ill. The three steps we followed were: