cognitive therapy


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

cognitive therapy

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

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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