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    What do you understand to be the reasons for cognitive behavioral therapy considering physiological variables and physical interventions? Is this contradictory?

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    1) It expands the effectiveness of CBT in physiological illnesses such as Alzheimer's.

    See: Akkerman, R. L., & Ostwald, S. K. (2004). Reducing anxiety in Alzheimer's disease family caregivers: the effectiveness of a nine-week cognitive-behavioral intervention. American journal of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, 19(2), 117-123.

    2) Increases ability to measure success in reducing pain and ...

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    This solution discusses why we consider physical variable and interventions in cognitive behavioral therapy.

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