Article Type: Case Reports
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Application to the Anxiety Disorder (Case Study)
Zafer Bekirogullari, Fezile Olkanli

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a commonly used treatment method by professionals both for anxiety disorders and mood disorders. The method includes behavioral interventions as well as cognitive restructuring. The primary aim of the approach is to change patients’ maladaptive thinking and behavior patterns with more useful ones. GAD is a common anxiety disorder which is characterized by insistent, extreme and unrealistic concern about everyday life experiences.The present study aims to analyze a case of general anxiety disorder patient, who was successfully treated by CBT. Various CBT techniques, which were employed in the treatment, will be discussed in the light of evidence from the literature.

Key words: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Anxiety Disorder, Treatment, General Anxiety Disorder, Behavior Pattern
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences 2020;10(1):31-33
Online ISSN: 2636-834X
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