TCC: Learning thinking, feelings and behavior connection ;
Adolescents who suffer from mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety or mood swings of bipolar disorder, can have symptoms of confusion in thought and dysfunctional. However, this kind of thinking can lead to unhealthy feelings and behaviors of risk or dysfunctional. For example, if a teenager was not able to meet the expectations of a teacher for not completing a task and as a result had the idea, “I am worthless”, this could lead to the feeling of shame and perhaps consumption drugs, self-harm, or worsening of depression.
adolescents develop distorted by a variety of reasons thought. unhealthy thought might be evident in the behavior of their parents or other family members. In other words, teens can see evidence of unhealthy thought patterns around them. Certain patterns of thought could be developed because of the need to have a sense of control or to justify certain behaviors. unhealthy thinking can also develop as a result of not knowing other ways of coping with the circumstances and feelings that invoke these circumstances.
CBT is the abbreviation of cognitive behavioral therapy. CBT aims essentially to change behavior by identifying patterns of negative thinking and distorted. This successful form of therapy emphasizes the relationship between thoughts, feelings and behavior, and most importantly, it is to identify how certain thoughts contribute to the specific problems of the life of a teenager. By changing the pattern of thought, both feelings and behavior changes which may result in a changed life. Below are the three areas of CBT and how they are connected:
Thoughts: The thought that goes inside is the domain of cognition and refers to everything that happens internally, such as thoughts, images, memories, dreams, beliefs, attitudes, and where attention goes. All these factors can contribute to negative thoughts.
Feelings: This includes emotional and physical feelings and how a teenager can understand and cope with them. Emotions can cause symptoms such as sleep disturbances, fatigue and dietary changes.
behavior: This domain includes how thoughts and feelings could worsen the situation, such as avoiding certain activities that would help improve mood. It could also include the behavior that leads only to a worsening of mood, feelings and thoughts, as ruminating or berate yourself.
The way one responds to the circumstances of life can have an influence on the mood and feelings and thoughts. For example, if Timothy was fired from his job after 14 years, which could well experience depressive thoughts, like thinking that you no longer need or what left his family down. Of course, this in turn would lead to certain feelings like depression, discomfort and despair. And this in turn could lead to avoid family or activities once enjoyed and friends.
However, you could see it as an opportunity to make a change in your life. You could have a positive thought about all the skills you have acquired over the years and how you can apply elsewhere. As a result, he could feel optimistic, excited, and motivated, and could begin to behave in ways to acquire this new opportunity as networking, planning for the future and building a new career.
The difference in this example started in the way Timothy responded inland to their circumstances. Timothy TCC help in finding the thoughts that might have led to depression or anxiety and change those towards the positive in order to change your life.
Due to the success of CBT, are used increasingly with teenagers, especially with troubled youth. It is widely used to treat a variety of problems, including adolescent eating disorders , substance abuse, anxiety and depression. CBT has proven to be an effective method of treatment for these problems.
is a form of therapy that many psychologists and therapists know and use in individual therapy. In a professional therapeutic environment, cognitive behavioral therapy may be an essential ingredient in the healthy life of your child, which facilitates mental well-being, reduced anxiety, minimize risk behaviors and prevention of drug use.
Thomson, B. & Broadway-Horner, M. (2013). Management of depression with CBT for dummies. UK :. John Wiley & Sons
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