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Physical Health Following a Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention

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About the Course:

Prevention & Treatment, Volume 2, Article 10, posted December 21, 1999
Copyright 1999 by the American Psychological Association

This research study is based on Martin Seligman’s work on optimism/pessimism. Buchanan et al. predicted that their CBT training program would have a positive impact on the health and biological functioning. This study addresses the potential importance of the integration of cognitive with behavioral interventions to enhance physical health. NOTE- This online article is not free

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Physical Health Following a Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention created by G. Buchanan, C. Bardenswartz, M. E.P. Seligman

Course Material Author

G. Buchanan, C. Bardenswartz, M. E.P. Seligman
Gregory McClellan Buchanan, Ph.D. Department of Psychology, Beloit College Cara A. Rubenstein Gardenswartz, M.A. Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles Martin E. P. Seligman, Ph.D. Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania

G. Buchanan, C. Bardenswartz, M. E.P. Seligman authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. to explore the relationships between preventive optimism training (CBT) and health behaviors
  2. to explore the relationship among cognitive processes, and biological functioning, behavior, and emotion

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Course Number 10035
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