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The relationships between perfectionism and symptoms of depression, anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder in adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Perfectionism has been linked to anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and depression.  Many studies have looked at how perfectionism is linked to these problems.  Perfectionism has been described as a ‘transdiagnostic’ factor, meaning that it cuts across a range of psychological problems.  Perfectionism has often been broken down into two main parts: (1) perfectionistic …

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Special issue: CBT training, supervision and implementation

Cognitive Behavior Therapy invites researchers, educators, and practitioners in the field of psychotherapy to contribute to a special issue focused on “CBT Training, Supervision and Implementation”. We welcome original research articles, theoretical papers, case studies, and review articles that explore innovative approaches, best practices, and emerging trends in psychotherapy training, …

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50th anniversary and new impact factor

Our journal Cognitive Behaviour Therapy recently turned 50 years, which we celebrated with an anniversary editorial that you can read online. Our editors-in-chiefs went through some of the milestones published during the last five decades and highlighted a few important themes for future issues. You can access the editorial here. …

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Associations between perfectionism and symptoms of anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder and depression in young people: A meta-analysis

   Perfectionism has been linked to anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and depression.  Many studies have looked at how perfectionism is linked to these problems.  Perfectionism has been described as a ‘transdiagnostic’ factor that cuts across a range of psychological problems.  Perfectionism has often been broken down into two main parts: …

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Management of Emotional Distress following a Myocardial Infarction: A Qualitative Content Analysis

Myocardial infarction (MI; heart attack) is one of the leading causes of mortality and disability worldwide. Emotional distress, such as anxiety and depression, are common among MI patients. However, many psychological interventions for patients with cardiovascular disease still lack focus and clear evidence of their effectiveness. To improve treatments, we …

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Perceived Interpersonal Competence as a Predictor of Clinical Outcomes in a Randomized Controlled Trial for Social Anxiety and Employment

Individuals with social anxiety experience many difficulties navigating their daily lives, including in job settings. Treatments for social anxiety are not effective for everyone who experiences social anxiety, nor do they sufficiently address unemployment and other functional difficulties. Because of this, more research is needed on how to improve our …

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