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Cognitive–behavioural therapy as an adjunctive treatment in chronic physical illness

  • Judith Halford and Tom Brown

Chronic physical illness is a significant risk factor for psychological symptoms, psychiatric disorder and suicide. Properly targeted cognitive–behavioural therapy (CBT) can improve outcomes for people with chronic physical illnesses. This article looks at practical aspects of the use of CBT as part of the overall medical and psychiatric management of chronic physical illness.

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Dr Tom Brown, Western Infirmary, Dumbarton Road, Glasgow G11 6NT, UK. Email:
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