PSYS6013

Advanced Cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) for Psychosis (6 credit)

This course aims to familiarize the students with the basic knowledge and skills in the field of Cognitive- behavioural therapy (CBT) for psychosis. The basic knowledge will enable the students to have understanding of the principles of cognitive-behavioural therapy for psychosis and its related disorders. This course covers cognitive models of delusions, auditory hallucinations, negative symptoms, depression, anxiety symptoms and maintenance of low self-esteem in psychosis. Skills of building rapport and engagement with patients suffering from psychosis and CBT skills for distressing emotions and relapse prevention will also be covered.


Course coordinator: Prof Eric YH Chen

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