Author | David Kingdon, MD, FRCPsych


Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy in Severe Mental Illness

April 17, 2009

Psychotropic treatment can often prevent the relapse of psychotic and mood symptoms. However, many patients take medication intermittently or not at all; or the symptoms may be only partially responsive to medication. Therefore, there is a need for interventions that can supplement the effect of medication and improve treatment outcomes.

The ABCs of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Schizophrenia

June 20, 2006

This article examines the use of cognitive-behavioral therapy for psychosis, the evidence for its use, and the implications for practicing psychiatrists given the short-comings of pharmacologic therapy.