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"A Meeting of Minds: Aaron T. Beck, M.D. and
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama in Conversation"
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YouTube.com (runtime 6:07
minutes) video date Feb 26, 2011 "A
Guide to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)"
" ... there is no clear line
between normal and abnormal. What actually defines somebody having a
disorder or a significant problem is the extent to which it
interferes with their life."
-- Professor Paul Salkovskis
This video features a discussion of
CBT for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder by British clinical
psychologist Professor Paul Salkovskis. He was director of the
Centre for Anxiety Disorders and Trauma in London when this video
was produced. Professor Salkovskis is currently
Professor of Clinical Psychology and Applied Science at the
University of Bath in Bath, England.
" CBT, in my view, isn't just about
taking bad stuff away. It's actually about making it possible for
people to reclaim their lives in terms of the good things that they
want to happen."
-- Professor Paul Salkovskis
Dr. Shelby Freedman Harris,
psychologist and director of Montefiore Medical Center’s Sleep
Disorders Center, discusses the benefits of cognitive behavioral
therapy, which can rival or exceed medications in providing
long-term relief from insomnia
Dr. Michael Thorpy and Dr. Shelby Freedman Harris respond to a reader
inquiring whether insomnia is always a result of some underlying
condition like stress or pain, or whether it can exist as a
Daniel B. Smith offers an illuminating review of
Aaron T. Beck, M.D., the founder of Cognitive Behavior Therapy
"In 2006, Beck won the Lasker Award, the most
prestigious scientific honor in the United States, often referred
to as the “American Nobel.” In 2007, he was short-listed for the
actual Nobel ... Beck’s enormous success stems in large part from
CBT’s pragmatism and efficiency."
This is a popular press review of this very
significant study. Read it carefully - there are options. Medication
plus CBT provided improvement in 81% of the subjects. However, CBT
alone helped 60%. If you do not want your child taking medication,
start with CBT. Medication can be added if progress is not being
made. Medication alone resulted in improvement in 55% of the
The original research paper (Cognitive
Behavioral Therapy, Sertraline, or a Combination in Childhood
Anxiety) was published in the New
England Journal of Medicine [Published
at www.nejm.org October 30, 2008 (10.1056/NEJMoa0804633]
"... perhaps the best
diet book ever to focus on the psychology of permanent weight
loss. In short, it doesn't tell you what foods to eat or avoid.
Instead, it tells you how to stick to a healthy eating plan of
your own choice—for good—by changing the way you talk to yourself
when confronted with temptation, cravings and the inevitable
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"Medication is not always the
answer for treating depression, a leading expert in cognitive
therapy says. Without treatment, depression can drag on for what
seems like forever, Christine Padesky, a..."
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Byline: Heather Spadafore
Source: The Daily Press. Page: A3
$4.95 - The Daily Press (Timmins)
Thu, Oct 20, 2005 - 610 words
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