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A Systematic Review of Internet-delivered Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Alcohol Misuse: Study Characteristics, Program Content and Outcomes

Alcohol is the third leading risk factor for burden of disease in the world, causing harm to both the individual drinker and the community. Despite the existence of effective, evidence-based treatments such as motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), alcohol misuse is greatly undertreated, with less than 15% of …

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Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for the treatment of current depressive symptoms: A meta-analysis

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy may help reduce current depression, but more long-term studies are needed. Depressive disorders are an extremely common category of mental health conditions around the world. Among all mental and substance use disorders, depression accounts for the largest proportion of disease burden (i.e., years that an individual lives …

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Meta-analysis of the effects of third-wave behavioural interventions on disordered eating and body image concerns

Third-wave behavioural interventions are becoming increasingly popular in treating and preventing various mental health problems, and scholars are beginning to test whether these interventions can effectively target eating disorder (ED) risk factors (e.g., disordered eating, body image concerns). While several studies have examined the effects of third-wave interventions on ED …

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Meta-Analysis of the Efficacy and Acceptability of Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy for Arab Adult Populations Experiencing Anxiety, Depression or Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Little is known about the response of Arab adults to psychological treatments. One psychological treatment that may be compatible with Arabs preferences for a short-term and directed psychological treatment that focuses on practical skills is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). CBT is an effective psychological treatment for anxiety, depression and PTSD …

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Meta-analysis of the effects of cognitive-behavioral therapy on the core eating disorder maintaining mechanisms: Implications for mechanisms of therapeutic change

Cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) is the most effective psychological treatment for a variety of eating disorder presentations in adults. However, little is known about how, why, or through what mechanisms, CBT achieves its effects. The cognitive theory that underpins cognitive-behavioural treatment proposes that CBT “works” through modifying dietary restraint and dysfunctional …

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Strategies Included in Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy Programs to Treat Internalized Disorders: a Systematic Review

Given the high prevalence of internalized symptoms or disorders among children and adolescents, as well as their negative effects on social and school adjustment, many efforts have been made to prevent and treat anxiety and depression disorders. In particular, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) programs are currently considered to be the …

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The Effects of Clinical Supervision on Supervisees and Patients in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: A Systematic Review

All students who train to be psychotherapists receive clinical supervision from senior psychotherapists. Typically, therapist students record their patient sessions which the supervisor then reviews and provides feedback on. This procedure has been seen as an elemental and essential part of therapist training and is regulated by professional or governmental …

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