For patients with comorbid substance use disorder and anxiety, adding cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety disorders to typical treatment for substance abuse disorders may help prevent the return of symptoms.
A 12-week CBT program led to reductions in PTSD and substance abuse in transgender women with HIV.
A brief behavioral intervention delivered in a primary care setting was found to be effective for youth with anxiety and depression.
Interactive voice response-based CBT is as effective as in-person CBT for patients with chronic back pain.
An individual's pain experience depends on a complex interaction between various biological, environmental, psychological, and societal factors.
A combination of treatment with CBT and the tricyclic antidepressant amitriptyline led to greater improvements in youth with chronic migraine compared with treatment with headache education and amitriptyline.
A targeted form of CBT is effective in treating chronic pain and substance use disorder in veterans with hepatitis C virus infection.
Chronic pain may be inevitable, but chronic suffering may not have to be.
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