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Tag: Aaron Beck

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Schizophrenia

In this video Dr. Aaron Beck discusses his efforts to develop treatment for patients with schizophrenia. Dr. Beck explains that brain deficits, which caused apathy, anhedonia, and significant problems in executive brain functioning, needed to be addressed. The findings from a study Dr. Beck collaborated on, this past year, suggest that patients with schizophrenia have far more capability to improve their lives than was previously assumed. Dr. Beck hopes these…

Exercise and Depression

Dr. Aaron Beck discusses the effect of exercise on depressed patients. Some contributing factors include the importance of exercise and whether an individual has a genetic predisposition to depression. Dr. Beck encourages therapists to collaboratively work on activity scheduling with individual suffering from depression.