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Counseling Psychology and Psychotherapy

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 2075-3470

ISSN (online): 2311-9446


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Possibilities of Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for the Treatment of Depression and Anxiety after Stroke 1345


Zakharchenko D.A.
clinical psychologist, medical rehabilitation unit, National Pirogov Medical Surgical Center, Moscow, Russia

Petrikov S.S.
Doctor of Medicine, Professor, Director, N.V. Sklifosovsky Research Institute Of Emergency Medicine, Moscow, Russia

The paper presents the review of studies of cognitive behavioral therapy efficacy for patients with depression and anxiety after acute cerebral blood flow disturbance. The possibilities of adapting and modifying cognitive behavior methods of intervention to suit the needs and specific features of these patients are discussed. Organization of therapy sessions for patients with cognitive and emotional impairments during rehabilitation after acute cerebral blood flow disturbance is described. The common structure of the psychotherapeutic process and the peculiarities of behavioral and cognitive interventions are considered.

Keywords: neurorehabilitation, neuropsychological rehabilitation, cognitive behavioral therapy, cerebral blood flow disturbance, stroke, depression, anxiety

Column: Research Reviews


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