Cognitive behavior therapy tops other psychotherapies in reducing inflammation

A review of 56 randomized clinical trials finds that psychological and behavioral therapies may be effective non-drug treatments for reducing disease-causing inflammation in the body.

The results of the analysis, published in JAMA Psychiatry, found that cognitive behavior therapy, or CBT, was superior to other psychotherapies at boosting the immune system.

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Filed under cognition, cognitive behavior therapy, cognitive training, inflammation

4 responses to “Cognitive behavior therapy tops other psychotherapies in reducing inflammation

  1. Realizing that I could control my thoughts and “think a new thought” was a life

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  2. -changing moment for me. (Sorry I hit Send prematurely.) When sometimes I need a little help, I get a quick dose of CBT. It doesn’t suit everyone but it helps me and does no harm.

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