Year: 1978 Source: American Journal of Psychotherapy, v.32, no.2, (1978), p.201-219 SIEC No: 19832298

This article reviews the cognitive therapy of depression. The psychotherapy based on this theory consists of behavioral & verbal techniques to change cognitions, beliefs, & errors in logic in the patient’s thinking. A few of the various techniques are described & a case example is provided. Finally, the outcome studies testing the efficacy of this approach are reviewed. (22 refs)