Cognitive restructuring

Phobia-specific irrational thoughts may contribute to the development of the phobia, maintain avoidance behaviour, and contribute to physiological symptoms. (1.3Z) Cognitive restructuring treatments help patients to monitor irrational thoughts and change underlying beliefs, so that they are better able to enter feared situations. When combined with exposure to feared stimuli, cognitive restructuring has been demonstrated as effective. (!38) However, there are relatively few studies of cognitively oriented treatments for specific phobia.

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Breaking Bulimia

Breaking Bulimia

We have all been there: turning to the refrigerator if feeling lonely or bored or indulging in seconds or thirds if strained. But if you suffer from bulimia, the from time to time urge to overeat is more like an obsession.

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