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By Elaine Iljon Foreman

Cognitive behavioral treatment (CBT) is a department of remedy extensively considered as potent in curing or assuaging quite a few problems, from anorexia to post-traumatic tension sickness. Introducing Cognitive Behavioural Therapy specializes in how one can use CBT’s measured and results-driven method of increase your life.

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Other chapters in this book will help you to find ways of overcoming these problems. Use our questionnaires to help you work out what the problem might be. Consistently waking very early in the morning and being unable to get back to sleep can be a symptom of depression. If you are worried that you may be severely depressed or anxious, talk to your doctor about getting some further help. Chapter 4 tells you about coping with anxiety, Chapter 6 tells you more about depression and how to deal with it, while Chapter 9 suggests additional resources which you might find helpful.

Simon asks his friends to help with this. Eventually, Simon finds that he’s able to fall into a more natural pattern and sleep at night. His increased activity during the day starts to improve his mood, which also helps him to stop worrying and sleep better. Simon’s motivation increases and he becomes more positive about continuing his search for another job. Finally, though things are very much improved, Simon and his partner decide that now is not the best time to start a family, as they remember the words of Leo Burke: People who say they sleep like a baby usually don’t€have one.

Feelings or emotions When we experience severe anxiety we usually feel terrified. While sometimes it is quite straightforward to identify what it is that we are scared of, at other times we just get an overwhelming feeling of panic. But whether you love or hate this feeling depends to a great extent on your personality and the context. Believe it or not some people seek strong sensations, and for these people sometimes the more powerful, the better! Experiencing high anxiety can be pleasurable, even though that might sound peculiar.

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