Using CBT to Treat Chronic Illness

Chronically Sick? Try CBT

Chronic illnesses such as obesity or type 2 diabetes can take a mental toll on patients. However, CBT can help with managing these conditions.Patients may feel overwhelmed with how to treat their illnesses, struggle with changes in lifestyle, experience the negative side effects of their medications, and even have catastrophic thinking.

By using CBT, patients can replace unhealthy thoughts with different kinds of thinking which are more positive and self-supportive. This helps patients to have a better mindset and outlook when grappling with serious chronic illness.

Read the full post here:  CBT for Medical Conditions.