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cognitive therapy

noun

Definition of COGNITIVE THERAPY

:  psychotherapy especially for depression that emphasizes the substitution of desirable patterns of thinking for maladaptive or faulty ones

First Known Use of COGNITIVE THERAPY

1976
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cognitive therapy

noun

Medical Definition of COGNITIVE THERAPY

:  psychotherapy especially for depression that emphasizes the substitution of desirable patterns of thinking for maladaptive or faulty ones—compare behavior modification
cognitive therapist noun

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