Fact Sheets

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ABCT is pleased to offer the growing archive of "Fact Sheets" listed below.

Fact Sheets provide an introduction to the disorder, its symptoms, and likely treatment approaches (with a particular emphasis on cognitive and behavioral strategies).

If you are interested in learning more about how a therapist might work with you or a family member to solve problems and improve the quality of life, please consult our fact sheet, What to Expect From Therapy and Guidelines for Choosing a Therapist.

  1. ADHD
  2. Aging
  3. AIDS Prevention
  4. Alcohol Abuse
  5. Anger
  6. Anxiety
  7. Assertiveness
  8. Autism Spectrum Disorder
  9. Bed-Wetting
  10. Bereavement
  11. Bipolar Disorder
  12. Body Dysmorphic Disorder
  13. Borderline Personality Disorder
  14. Bullying
  15. Bullying for Mental Health Professionals
  16. Cancer Survivors - Young Adults and Adolescents
  17. Child Sexual Abuse
  18. Child Mood Disorders
  19. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  20. Chronic Pain
  21. Combat-related Stress
  22. Cognitive Remediation for Psychiatric Disorders
  23. Coping with Cancer
  24. Couple Violence
  25. Crime
  26. Depression
  27. Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  28. Divorce
  29. Drug Use and Abuse
  30. Eating Disorders
  31. Female Sexual Pain
  32. Friend/Relative's Alcohol or Drug Problem
  33. Grief
  34. Guidelines for Choosing a Cognitive Behavior Therapist
  35. Headache
  36. Health Anxiety
  37. HIV
  38. Hoarding
  39. Hypertension
  40. Injury Prevention in Preschool Children
  41. Insomnia
  42. Misuse of Legal Stimulants by Children & Adolescents
  43. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues for Clients
  44. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Clients for Therapists
  45. Low Back Pain
  46. Marital Distress
  47. Military Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
  48. Military Suicide
  49. Military Veterans Mental Health
  50. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  51. Opioid Use Disorder
  52. Panic Attack
  53. Parent Training
  54. Phobias
  55. Postpartum Depression and Anxiety
  56. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  57. Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  58. Schizophrenia
  59. Selective Mutism
  60. Sexual Assault
  61. Sexual and Gender Minority Populations
  62. Shyness, Social Anxiety Disorder, and Social Phobia
  63. Sleep
  64. Stress
  65. Suicide
  66. Suicide, Adolescent
  67. Tobacco Dependence
  68. Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Youth
  69. Trauma
  70. Adult Traumatic Bain Injury for Mental Health Professionals
  71. Adult Traumatic Bain Injury for Supporters of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury
  72. Adult Traumatic Bain Injury for Survivors of Brain Injury
  73. Trichotillomania
  74. Unemployment
  75. What to Expect from Therapy
  76. Worry
Panfletos en Español
Spanish-Language Pamphlets
  1. Alcoholismo
  2. Trastornos De Ansiedad
  3. La Timidez, El Trastorno De Ansiedad Social, Y La Fobia Social
  4. Trastorno Obsesivo-Compulsivo
  5. Trauma
  6. La Depresión

If you are interested in submitting an idea for a Fact Sheet not included above please contact David Teisler with details!

The Fact Sheets are produced as part of team partnership. An expert or experts in the field being discussed drafts text to cover elements of the disorder: what's it like, what problems occur because of it, what can be done to help the person, and how likely is it that the person's life might improve. It goes through a review process with other therapists plus a professional editor during which time we check for facts, make sure that pertinent information is there, and, sometimes, rewrite it so that it is accessible to the broadest possible audience.

To see who has helped write our most recent fact sheets, click here read more


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