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What is cognitive-behavioral therapy work?

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Cognitive-behavioral therapy helps people with mental illness to identify and change inaccurate perceptions that they may have of themselves and the world around them. The therapist helps the patient establish new ways of thinking by directing attention to both the "wrong" and "right" assumptions they make about themselves and others.

From: Mental Health and Psychotherapy WebMD Medical Reference

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National Institute of Mental Health.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on February 21, 2018

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National Institute of Mental Health.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on February 21, 2018

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