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Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for management of mental health and stress-related disorders

Edited by Mutsuhiro Nakao
BioPsychoSocial Medicine

New Content ItemCognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) helps individuals recognize and modify faulty beliefs about psychosomatic illness such as “psychosocial stress cannot be controlled and I have no way of avoiding serious illness”.  It also helps those to eliminate avoidant and safety-seeking behaviors that prevent the self-correction of faulty beliefs, leading to stress management for mental health and stress-related disorders. This thematic series in BioPsychoSocial Medicine will seek research reports on CBT to summarize recent advances of technology (i.e., computerized and web-based CBT), prevention (i.e., general population approach of CBT for mental health issues), and treatment (i.e., clinical application of CBT for a variety of psychosomatic illness) in a field of biopsychosocial medicine.

The editor declares no competing interests.

Deadline of submission: September 30, 2021.

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