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The Long-Term Benefits Of CBT For Psychosis


According to psychologywriter.org, several long-term benefits of CBT for psychosis exist.  They include effectiveness for up to two years later, in addition to spending less time in a hospital setting.

CBT For Psychosis Can Be Effective For  Up To Two Years Following Treatment

According to psychologywriter.org, CBT for Psychosis can be effective for up to two years following treatment.  CBT for Psychosis is a long-term treatment method.  Once you establish the techniques of this model, you can use them for the rest of your life, even longer than two years, for a lifetime.

To be specific, according to psychologywriter.org, a study was conducted at the University of Wales, United Kingdom to test the effectiveness of CBT for psychosis.  Ninety patients were recruited with Schizophrenia.  To be specific, 43 of the participants were given antipsychotic medication and nursing-care.  On a further note, 47 of the patients were also given CBT treatment.  What was concluded?  The 47 patients given CBT had fewer symptoms a year later.  Therefore, it can be proven that CBT for psychosis is an effective long-term treatment for patients suffering from Schizophrenia and psychotic symptoms.

Outpatient CBT Treatment Enables Patients With Schizophrenia To Spend Less Time In A Hospital Setting

In addition to being a long-term treatment method for patients suffering from Schizophrenia and psychosis.  According to psychologywriter.org, CBT for psychosis in an outpatient setting enables patients with Schizophrenia to spend less time in a hospital setting.  Why is this the case?  To be specific, instead of getting an expensive bill in the mail from your insurance company for a stay in the hospital, you can pay your co-pay at an outpatient clinic or private practice.  Therefore, it can be concluded that CBT for psychosis in an outpatient setting is just as effective as CBT for psychosis in a hospital setting.  However, CBT for psychosis in an outpatient setting is far less expensive.

Conclusion

To end this specific article, two benefits of CBT for psychosis have been mentioned.  To be specific, according to psychologywriter.org, CBT for psychosis can be effective for patients suffering from Schizophrenia or Psychosis up to two years following treatment in a hospital setting or an outpatient setting.  In addition, according to psychologywriter.org, the second benefit of CBT for psychosis is outpatient CBT treatment enables patients with Schizoprhenia or Psychosis to spend less time in a hospital setting and receive if not better treatment than an in-patient hospital setting.

The Long-Term Benefits Of CBT For Psychosis


Lauren Walters

My name is Lauren Walters. I am currently heading into my final semester of graduate school for Mental Health Counseling in the Spring of 2016. Through my own experiences with mental illness, I love to inspire others through my writings and reassure them that they can live healthy, productive lives, despite mental illness. I hope you enjoy my articles. Feel free to comment. I will be sure to respond to you questions and/or comments in a prompt manner. Enjoy!


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Walters, L. (2017). The Long-Term Benefits Of CBT For Psychosis. Psych Central. Retrieved on August 8, 2020, from https://blogs.psychcentral.com/psychosis/2017/12/the-long-term-benefits-of-cbt-for-psychosis/

 

Last updated: 17 Dec 2017
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