According to a recent study published in the British Medical Journal, cognitive therapy (CT) may reduce the severity of psychotic symptoms among individuals who develop psychosis. Participants (n = 288) identified as high-risk for developing a psychotic disorder were randomly assigned to receive either six months of CT plus mental state monitoring or mental state monitoring only. While CT did not significantly reduce the transition to psychosis, it did reduce…
Dr. Judith Beck greeting participants at Beck Institute's first ever CBT for Schizophrenia Workshop.
In this video Dr. Aaron T. Beck answers a question about CBT treatment for at-risk adolescents with psychosis. Dr. Beck explains past research and significant findings that have led to efficacious cognitive therapy treatment protocol for treating adolescents with psychosis. To find out how you can learn more about CBT for Children and Adolescents visit www.beckinstitute.org/cbt-workshops/cbt-for-children-and-adolescents and for treating psychosis using cognitive therapy for patients with schizophrenia visit www.beckinstitute.org/cbt-workshops/cbt-for-schizophrenia.
A recent study published in Behavior Therapy examined the relationship between interpersonal self-concept and global self-worth, and psychotic and depressive symptoms in patients with psychosis.