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QWhy is the behavioral cognitive approach to psychology the most predominant?

Why the cognitive-behavioral approach to the psychology of the most predominant ?

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#1NeedHelpAnswered at 2012-11-21 21:50:35
There are many ways to answer this question , but in a nutshell , is a cheaper and therefore insurance companies love to support. To be fair , psychoanalytic therapies were never ending often quite expensive and nebulous goals . Its focus is on treating the person as a whole, while cognitive behavioral approaches focus on one or two specific symptoms . Cognitive behavioral approaches have the advantage of being often a limited time , with specific objectives and measurable with some very good outcome studies to suggest that it is effective , especially with things like phobias and depression . But there have been many studies on new findings suggest strong evidence for benefit with brief psychodynamic approaches .
#2nailaAnswered at 2012-12-03 13:54:44
I disagree with many of the responses received. Your question is why the popular cognitive-behavioral approach. First, you are right there is an approach to psychology that is called cognitive behavioral (or vice versa). For perspective, here are some other approaches: Psychoanalytic Gestalt Humanist There are several others too. When I think cognitive behavioral appraoch helps break down into its two respective categories: Behavior behaviors can be learned / conditioned through reinforcement, association, etc. could take modeling unhealthy habits and behaviors. Behavioral techniques aim to help the patient to change these patterns and replace bad with the good. Cognitive-Cog. Therapy helps the patient identify unrealistic thoughts / irrational and self-concepts, and create a realistic view. Cognitive behavioral psychology is becoming very popular - especially for problems such as addiction to drugs and alcohol, eating disorders, anxiety, etc In the case of eating disorders can see a clear example of how Cog. Psychological behavior. could be effective: the patient believes that he or she is overweight. They are extremely afraid of gaining weight, start eating at odd hours, or follow a strict exercise regime, can be extremely afraid of certain foods. In cognitive behavioral therapy is what could happen: Your counselor works to help them realize that their fear is irrational gaining weight. They may ask the patient to identify what will happen if you gain weight. The patient has to question wether the consequences of weight gain are really something to be feared. They could also help put body image in perspective, and its objectives as well. Behavioral therapy also comes into play here-A counselor can identify dangerous behavior patterns and give patients new techniques to replace them with. Through therapy, the patient begins to understand and identify their feelings and learn to correct their behavior and feel healthy. Pschyoanalytic therapists have a different approach. They can ask questions aimed at discovering what has happened throughout the patient's life, which could have led to act this way. (It is much more complicated than I'm giving credit to) Despite psychopath. analytical theory can present the person with knowledge of their lives and not give the patient the techniques to change their behavior as cognitive behavioral therapy does. This was not the best example I gave (sorry!). What I was trying to illustrate how effective CBT is.You probably can see how effective this would be in situations of drug addiction as well. This is a bit stubborn to me, but to complete: Cognitive behavioral therapy is predominant, as it has proven to be the most effective method for the treatment of some of our major mental illness. There are modern scientific research to back cog. behavioral theory, while older approaches such as psychodynamic model without this . I think overall this is what works. If a person is looking for help and find it in psychoanalysis why not stick with that. I think the reason CBT is more popular is because when it comes down to it, most people are finding what works for them.
#3floAnswered at 2012-12-17 12:45:51
Not even close to the most dominant ? It is used primarily with mental retardation and psychiatric hospitals . ( Token economy ) You will find the same elements in diet programs or drug programs , but not in any way whatsoever the treatment of choice for anyone . Cite the source .
#4gdlolaAnswered at 2012-12-22 10:09:52
Hello truth
The term refers to CBT Cognitive Behavioral Therapy . Therefore used in combination . Many of the answerers are right that gets a lot of money because it is considered short-term therapy . The government no longer covers the cost of psychoanalytic therapy , which is prolonged, often for several years. Between TCC and psychotropics , which keeps costs down for both the government and insurance companies . However, I see very good merit in this type of therapy . Most of our problems are the result of
#5Rj GarciaAnswered at 2013-03-02 10:16:02
The What behavior (social ) and cognitive psychology are separate branches , unless you're talking about neuroscience as in fMRI studies ... in that case , if it really is the most prevalent is because it gets the most funding , which means that the questions posed are the most popular and / or applicable to ( usually the government ) interests. There are a lot of studies on long-term effects of alcohol and drug abuse , and language learning centers and brain . This is mainly cognitive , however, and behavioral less.
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