The Neuroscience of Psychotherapy

September, 2010 | Vol: 8 Issue: 9

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Learning Objective


How Do Psychotherapy and Medication Change the Brain?

We know that for many conditions, both medications and psychotherapy work about equally well. Common sense would dictate that there is some final common pathway of neuropsychiatric change underlying the symptomatic improvements we see. But identifying what is happening in a living human brain is extremely tricky.

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Research Update