Advancing the Theory and Practice of Metacognitive Therapy: A Commentary on the Special Issue

  title={Advancing the Theory and Practice of Metacognitive Therapy: A Commentary on the Special Issue},
  author={Gerald Matthews},
  journal={Cognitive Therapy and Research},
This commentary evaluates the accomplishments of research on metacognitive therapy (MCT) featured in the Special Issue on this topic. It begins with an overview of key features of MCT and highlights its basis in information-processing theory. A summary of the contributions to the Special Issue demonstrates that contemporary research supports both the theoretical principles and clinical effectiveness of MCT. Several challenges will remain as MCT becomes further established as a therapy of first… CONTINUE READING
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