Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Psychosis

  • Elaine C. M. HunterEmail author
  • Louise C. Johns
  • Juliana Onwumere
  • Emmanuelle Peters


Cognitive Behaviorual Therapy for Psychosis (CBTp) is recommended by UK and USA schizophrenia treatment guidelines for those who have distressing positive symptoms or are experiencing secondary emotional problems. This chapter will highlight the current evidence for CBTp, give an overview of its key clinical components and describe some new initiatives in the development of CBTp.


Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Psychotic Symptom Attributional Style Delusional Belief Metacognitive Belief 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elaine C. M. Hunter
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Louise C. Johns
    • 1
    • 2
  • Juliana Onwumere
    • 2
    • 3
  • Emmanuelle Peters
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.PICuP (Psychological Interventions Clinic for outpatients with Psychosis), South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM)LondonUK
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyInstitute of Psychiatry, King’s CollegeLondonUK
  3. 3.National Psychosis UnitThe South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM)LondonUK

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