A study examining six-month follow-up results and the impact of length of illness on treatment outcomes of recovery-oriented cognitive therapy. Recovery-oriented cognitive therapy (CT-R), a hands-on, active approach that focuses on life aspirations, successful goal achievement, and development of resiliency in the face of stressful symptoms and life events. Overall, this method helps promote positive beliefs and neutralize negative attitudes. The results show CT-R produced durable effects that were present even among individuals with the most chronic illness.
Link to reference: https://ps.psychiatryonline.org/doi/abs/10.1176/appi.ps.201600413