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The International Journal of Cognitive Therapy publishes papers of relevance to all scientific and clinical aspects of cognitive behavior therapy. The contents include empirical research studies, outcome trials, theoretical articles, literature reviews and meta-analyses, as well as reports on new manualized treatments or novel clinical case studies.

Topic coverage spans the discipline, encompassing basic research on clinical cognitive and/or behavioral processes; clinical science; psychopathology and treatment mechanisms; innovative assessment and treatment technologies; expert perspectives on specific clinical problems and diverse populations; international treatment dissemination, and critical issues in translating research to practice.

The journal also presents special issues devoted to specific themes or topics, such as forthcoming issues on Suicidal Behavior and highlighted research presented during the 2023 World Congress of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (WCCBT) in Seoul, South Korea.

This is the official journal of the International Association of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (IACBT)

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June 2024 |

Volume 17, Issue 2

Featured Research from the 2023 10th World Congress of the World Confederation of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies

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