Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy

Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy is a journal offering case studies, theory and research papers, articles specifying the clinical implications of topical research, and literature reviews on clinical topics in all aspects of cognitive psychotherapy. Since it was founded in 1987, it is printed quarterly. The journal is published by Springer Publishing Co.Subjects for Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy include social programs and psychology and psychiatry. The editor in chief is Steven Taylor.

Articles from Vol. 24, No. 4, 2010

Acceptability of a Cognitive Behavior Therapy Intervention to Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Recipients
We aimed to assess cardiac patients, acceptance of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT); determine if gender was associated with treatment engagement (session attendance and utilization of intervention strategies); and relate engagement to outcome. Of 193...
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Adherence and Depression (CBT-AD) in Type 2 Diabetes
Depression is one of the most common psychological problems among individuals with diabetes, and is associated with worse treatment adherence and clinical outcomes. As part of a program of treatment research aimed at integrating interventions for depression...
HIV-Related Attitudes and Intentions for High-Risk, Substance-Using Men Who Have Sex with Men: Associations and Clinical Implications for HIV-Positive and HIV-Negative MSM
This study compared HIV-related attitudes and intentions by respondent HIV-status in a large sample of substance-using men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States. Attitudes and intentions included self-efficacy for safer sex; difficulty communicating...
Psychotherapy According to the Socratic Method: Integrating Ancient Philosophy with Contemporary Cognitive Therapy
The Socratic method provides a useful framework for psychotherapy by integrating ideas from ancient philosophy with strategies from contemporary cognitive therapy. According to the Socratic method, four main components underlie the process of therapy:...
Tailoring Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy to Treat Anxiety Comorbid with Advanced Cancer
Patients with advanced cancer often experience debilitating anxiety symptoms that interfere with quality of life and relate to worse medical outcomes. Although cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is an empirically validated, first-line treatment for anxiety...
The Development of a Computer-Administered Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention to Promote Stress Management among HIV+ Women
Few interventions address the unique psychosocial needs of HIV+ women. To address this unmet need, we developed and pilot tested a brief, cognitive-behavioral computerized stress management intervention with 60 HIV+ women. This interactive intervention...
The Future of Cognitive Behavioral Interventions within Behavioral Medicine
There is a growing body of evidence supporting the use of cognitive behavioral treatment within behavioral medicine. There are several limitations to the current body of literature, including external validity of findings from randomized controlled trials,...
The Impact of Cognitive Interventions in Treating Depressed Breast Cancer Patients
In behavioral medicine, there is adequate support for behavior modification strategies in reducing depression and anxiety in medical patients. There is comparably less support for cognitive interventions with these patients. Treatment outcome studies...
The Role of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy in Behavioral Medicine: Introduction to the Special Issue
Behavioral medicine focuses on assessment, treatment, and prevention of medical problems and promotion of health, using the behavioral sciences (e.g., International Society of Behavioral Medicine). Behavioral medicine is strongly rooted in cognitive-behavioral...