Anxiety disorders are related with inability to control fear and regulate negative emotions. The cognitive behavioral therapy (TCC) encompasses techniques that allow both the extinction of fear conditioning and cognitive emotional regulation. The study aims to report results of emotion regulation studies that can illustrate the association and collaboration between TCC and neuroscience. Based on emotion regulation studies, this study corroborates previous findings of clinical trials with TCC, revealing that interventions like distraction, cognitive reªstructuring and exposure are effective in regulating emotions.
Cognitive behavioral therapy; Neurosciences; Anxiety