Psychotherapy Casebook: Biweekly Cognitive Therapy for Social Phobia
Primary Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry 2003;5(2):89-90
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Traditionally, insight-oriented psychotherapy is a once-weekly,
50-minute venture. Cognitive therapy is typically offered at a similar frequency. There is legitimate concern that the continuity of the
process would be disrupted by less frequent meetings.
Social phobia is a relatively common disorder. The prevalence of
social phobia in primary care settings ranges from 2.9% to 7.0%.