Cognitive-behavioral Therapy Definition

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noun
A highly structured psychotherapeutic method used to alter distorted attitudes and problem behavior by identifying and replacing negative inaccurate thoughts and changing the rewards for behaviors.
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A psychotherapeutic approach that addresses dysfunctional emotions, behaviors, and cognitions, focussing on a client's current state rather than on their past.

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Other Word Forms of Cognitive-behavioral Therapy

Noun

Singular:
cognitive-behavioral therapy
Plural:
cognitive behavioral therapies

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