TY - CHAP A1 - Neander Abreu A2 - Vania Bitencourt Powell A3 - Donna Sudak ED1 - Irismar Reis de Oliveira Y1 - 2012-03-14 PY - 2012 T1 - Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Depression N2 - Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is the fastest growing and the best empirically validated psychotherapeutic approach. Written by international experts, this book intends to bring CBT to as many mental health professionals as possible. Section 1 introduces basic and conceptual aspects. The reader is informed on how to assess and restructure cognitions, focusing on automatic thoughts and underlying assumptions as well as the main techniques developed to modify core beliefs. Section 2 of this book covers the cognitive therapy of some important psychiatric disorders, providing reviews of the recent developments of CBT for depression, bipolar disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder. It also provides the latest advances in the CBT for somatoform disorders as well as a new learning model of body dysmorphic disorder. Two chapters on addiction close this book, providing a thorough review of the recent phenomenon of Internet addiction and its treatment, concluding with the CBT for substance abuse. BT - Standard and Innovative Strategies in Cognitive Behavior Therapy SP - Ch. 4 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/30200 DO - 10.5772/30200 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-05-08 ER -