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DOI: 10.14704/nq.2022.20.11.NQ66226

DURABILITY OF COGNITIVE BEHAVIOUR THEERAPY IN MANAGING DELUSION IN PATIENTS WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA

Dr. Priyanka Shukla, Dr. Debaish Padhi and Prof. Sandeep K. Singh

Abstract

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Psychosis (CBT) is an evidence-based treatment technique shown to recover symptoms and functioning in patients with psychotic disorders. Schizophrenia is a psychotic disorder and hallucination and delusion are common symptoms in schizophrenia. The clinical features of schizophrenia hold a diverse range of disturbances of perception, thought, emotion, motivation, and motor activity. The principal aim of CBT in schizophrenia is to reduce the distress experienced due to delusions and hallucinations and to aid the patients to deal with these symptoms. Present study was conducted to see the durability of CBT in managing delusions with schizophrenia.

Keywords

Cognitive behaviour therapy, Schizophrenia, Hallucination, Delusion

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