CBT May Help People Avert Psychosis

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A new cognitive-behavioral intervention specifically targeted at cognitive biases—the misleading or erroneous thoughts and ideas that accompany psychosis—appears to have a favorable effect on reducing the likelihood of an acute psychotic episode in individuals deemed to be at “ultra-high risk” for psychosis. That was the finding from a study, “Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Subjects at Ultrahigh Risk for Developing Psychosis: A Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial,” appearing online in Schizophrenia Bulletin.

–Psychiatric News Alert

http://alert.psychiatricnews.org/2012/11/therapy-aimed-at-cognitive-biases-may.html

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