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. 21, No. 2, 2007

Assessing the Development of Competence during Postgraduate Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Training
This article investigates the development of competency in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) as a result of a postgraduate training course in CBT in Wellington, New Zealand. Thirteen experienced mental health professionals attended the half-time 30-week-long...
Dysfunctional Core Beliefs in Eating Disorders: A Review
Until recently, it was widely accepted that eating-disordered symptoms are caused and maintained by patterns of maladaptive thinking (negative automatic thoughts and dysfunctional assumptions) regarding body size, shape, and weight. However, current...
Factorial Categorization of Depression-Related Constructs in Early Adolescents
The current study examined the factorial categorization of 12 depression-related constructs in a sample of seventh graders. For this purpose, different vulnerability factors, as well as depressive symptoms, were assessed, including depressogenic inferential...
Metacognition in Body Dysmorphic Disorder-A Preliminary Exploration
A preliminary exploration of metacognition in Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) was undertaken. The study investigated how 18 patients with BDD controlled, corrected, regulated, and appraised their thinking, in relation to a mental image of their concerns...
Peer Victimization and Depressive Symptoms: The Role of Body Dissatisfaction and Self-Esteem
Research has suggested that different forms of negative cognitions contribute risk to the development of depressive symptoms. What remains unclear is whether there is specificity regarding the relation between childhood experiences and young adults'...
The Effects of Using Imagery to Modify Core Emotional Beliefs in Bulimia Nervosa: An Experimental Pilot Study
Imagery modification was administered in a pilot study to patients with bulimia nervosa. The aim was to change patients' emotionally held negative self-beliefs. Negative self-beliefs were identified and belief ratings obtained. A single session imagery...