Integration of cognitive-behavioral therapy with gait training for a 58-year-old male with a fear of falling: A case report

@article{Vendrely2012IntegrationOC,
  title={Integration of cognitive-behavioral therapy with gait training for a 58-year-old male with a fear of falling: A case report},
  author={Ann M. Vendrely and Eric Messmer and J. Moseley},
  journal={Physiotherapy Theory and Practice},
  year={2012},
  volume={28},
  pages={232 - 237}
}
  • Ann M. Vendrely, Eric Messmer, J. Moseley
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Physiotherapy Theory and Practice
  • Fear of falling is a common concern among adults over age 65, which results in decreased activity levels. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) uses psychological techniques to redirect negative cognitive, emotional, or behavioral affects for improvement of self-efficacy and reduced fear of falling. The purpose of this case study is to describe the integration of CBT into the physical therapy (PT) management of a middle-aged male with fear of falling and difficulty walking. The single subject was… CONTINUE READING
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