CBT May Help People Avert Psychosis

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


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