Aaron T. Beck

As applied to substance abuse, the cognitive approach helps individuals to come to grips with the problems leading to emotional distress and to gain a broader perspective on their reliance on drugs for pleasure and/or relief from discomfort.

As applied to substance abuse, the cognitive approach helps individuals to come to grips with the problems leading to emotional distress and to gain a … Read More

Some authors have conceptualized depression as a “depletion syndrome” because of the prominence of fatigability; they postulate that the patient exhausts his available energy during the period prior to the onset of the depression and that the depressed state represents a kind of hibernation, during which the patient gradually builds up a new story of energy.

Some authors have conceptualized depression as a “depletion syndrome” because of the prominence of fatigability; they postulate that the patient exhausts his available energy during … Read More