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Psychological Treatments of Schizophrenia


AO1 - Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy can help individuals
suffering from Schizophrenia to understand that there are
other explanations for the symptoms they experience. It can
also help the patient to normalise their experience of the
disorder.

CBT may focus on the disorder itself,…

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A strength involving the appropriateness of CBT is that it is
a collaborative therapy which involves the active
co-operation of patients. This is a strength because it
means that it is more ethical and appropriate than drug
therapy as the patient is not a passive recipient of
treatment.

A strength…

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