Open Access Review Article

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Tinnitus Distress

Melehin AI*

Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapist, Russia

Corresponding Author

Received Date: June 05, 2020;  Published Date: June 22, 2020


In the article, tinnitus is considered as a biopsychosocial disorder that leads patients to tinnitus-specific distress. Approaches and psychotherapeutic targets for reducing tinnitus distress are systematized. The protocol of clinical and psychological examination of a patient with noise/ringing in the ears, which allows you to identify the targets of therapy, track the dynamics of treatment and minimize barriers, is presented. The specifics and effectiveness of the protocols of the «first», «second» and third waves of cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy of tinnitus.

Keywords: Tinnitus; Cognitive behavioral psychotherapy; Tinnitus distress

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