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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

In cognitive behavior therapy, psychological problems are believed to develop using cognitive distortions. Aaron Beck’s work suggests that by correcting these distortions, a more accurate experience of events is created. Through this work, a patient is better able to develop skills to properly process exposure to life events.           Cognitive-Behavioral

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Diabetes

Diabetes mellitus is a condition where the body does not produce enough insulin or responds abnormally to insulin, causing blood sugar levels to be high. Elevated sugar in the blood can cause a range of symptoms. These include blurry vision, intense thirst, need to urinate often, fatigue, and numbness or

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What is Anxiety?

According to the World Health Organization, 1 in 13 individuals worldwide suffers from anxiety. The organization reported that anxiety disorders are the most common mental disorders in the world with the most common anxiety disorder types being specific phobia and social phobia. Anxiety disorders affect 40 million adults in the

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Depression

Depression is considered a medical illness, and affects over 350 million people worldwide, according to a report issued by the World Health Organization. Lifetime prevalence of depressive disorders in developed countries is approximately 20%, and women are affected almost twice as often as men. The peak incidence occurs in the

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Obesity

About, 34% of adults and 17% of children in the United States are obese, defined as a BMI of 30 or greater. These are respectively double and triple the rates of a quarter century ago, and these numbers continue to rise.  The highest rates arc in black women. In adults,

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Weight loss and maintenance-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Obesity is a health problem affecting millions of people worldwide. Obesity can lead to several health issues. Namely, heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, obstructive sleep apnea and arthritis. About, 34% of adults and 17% of children in the United States are obese, defined as a BMI of 30 or

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So, What Is Mindfulness?

Have you ever driven your car to a destination, realizing you remember absolutely nothing about your trip? Or started eating a bag of chips and then suddenly noticed all you had left in your hands was an empty packet? These common examples represent being in a state of autopilot. Dr.

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