Cognitive behavioral therapy
Cognitive behavioral therapy is a "direct form of psychotherapy based on the interpretation of situations (cognitive structure of experiences) that determine how an individual feels and behaves. It is based on the premise that cognition, the process of acquiring knowledge and forming beliefs, is a primary determinant of mood and behavior. The therapy uses behavioral and verbal techniques to identify and correct negative thinking that is at the root of the aberrant behavior."
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine considers it a complementary mind-body technique fully accepted as safe and effective.
A systematic review concluded, "CBT delivered in primary care, especially including computer- or Internet-based self-help programs, is potentially more effective than usual care and could be delivered effectively by primary care therapists." 
The role of CBT in chronic depression is not clear.
Somatic symptom disorder (SSD)
The role of cognitive and behavioral psychotherapy in child psychiatry is not clear.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
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