Psychotherapy Casebook: Rethinking the Treatment of Psychotic Disorders.
Primary Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry 2002;4(5):198-199
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The hallmark features of psychotic disorders such
as schizophrenia are hallucinations, delusions, and disordered thinking. Most clinicians approach treatment
of these patients by using medications and occasionally
“supportive psychotherapeutic” techniques. However,
few clinicians have applied a cognitive model of psychotherapy
for patients suffering from schizophrenia or
schizoaffective disorders simply because they feel it cannot