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cognitive therapy

noun

Definition of cognitive therapy

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



1976

First Known Use of cognitive therapy

1976


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cognitive therapy

noun

Medical Definition of cognitive therapy

  1. :  psychotherapy that emphasizes the substitution of desirable patterns of thinking for maladaptive or faulty ones; especially :  cognitive behavioral therapy—abbreviation CT; compare behavior modification

cognitive therapist

noun



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