April 01, 2008
Cognitive Therapy

CME Activity

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Sample questions:
Cognitive therapy stresses the importance of schemas (cognitive templates) that determine how we perceive, assimilate, and act on information from the environment. Which of the following statements concerning schemas is false?
An important construct in cognitive therapy for depression is the "negative cognitive triad" of thought patterns about the self, the world, and the future. Clinically, these cognitions are important in assessing safety risk. Which of the following cognitive elements has been shown to be highly associated with suicide risk?
Comparisons of depressed and anxious patients have revealed differences between the two groups as well as common features of the disorders. Which of the following cognitive responses to environmental stimuli has been found to be more characteristic of anxious patients than of depressed patients?