Journal of Evidence-Based Psychotherapies

Journal of Cognitive and Behavioral Psychotherapies is a journal focusing on Cognitive and Behavioral Psychotherapies

Articles from Vol. 10, No. 1, March

A Grounded Cognition Perspective on Irrational Beliefs in Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy
AbstractKnowledge has been the subject of different controversial theories in psychology; recently the idea that knowledge is grounded in the modal systems of the brain has gained considerable evidence. This paper discusses applications of the grounded...
An Epidemiological Study of Eating Disorders among High School Students in Romania
AbstractThe present paper is an epidemiological study of eating disorders in Romania that analyses the prevalence of eating disorders in the Transylvanian high school population. We surveyed 2396 high school adolescents (1140 male, 1256 female), of which...
Brain Volumes in Autism and Developmental Delay - a MRI Study
AbstractThe objective of this paper was to study brain volumes in children with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) as compared to children with a developmental delay (DD). Fifteen children with autism and ten children with developmental delay, ages between...
Cutting Edge Developments in Psychology: Virtual Reality Applications. Interview with Two Leading Experts
AbstractVirtual reality (VR) has captured the attention of professionals in the filed of psychology as a highly promising method/tool in the assessment and management of various psychological problems (e.g., anxiety, pain, ADHD). The International Institute...
Depressive Symptoms, Negative Life Events and Incidence of Lifetime Treatment of Cancer in the Hungarian Population
AbstractCancer incidence and mortality rates in Hungary are the highest in the Central-Eastern European region. Our investigative study examined associations of cancer-prone behavioral risk factors, psychosocial variables and demographic characteristics...
Optimism, Pessimism and Negative Mood Regulation Expectancies in Cancer Patients
AbstractThe purpose of this study was to investigate the interrelations among optimism, pessimism and negative mood regulation expectancies in predicting distress levels in a sample of women (N=64) diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer. The study...
Self Enhancing Believes Relationship to Psychological Distress Examined by Anxiety Related Attentional Biases
AbstractDespite robust data and influential arguments supporting the positive illusion theory, the potential benefits of self-enhancement have been a controversial research topic in social and health psychology. Some critics proposed that self-enhancement...
Sleep Beliefs, Subjective Sleep Quality and Diurnal Preference - Findings from Depressed Patients
AbstractThis study evaluated the relationship between dysfunctional sleep beliefs, circadian typology and self-reported sleep quality and insomnia. We assessed these parameters both in healthy controls and patients with depression. One hundred eighty...
The Relevance of Results in Clinical Research: Statistical, Practical, and Clinical Significance
AbstractThe article addresses the problem of three types of significance of research results: statistical, practical and clinical significance. These issues are treated as chronological sequences in the evolution of how results of clinical research have...