Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Chronic Medical Problems

Author: Craig A. White
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780471494829
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This title offers a unique general introduction to methods and clinical experience of CBT for a wide range of medical conditions, specifically focusing on chronic illness. A concise, accessible clinical text which assumes basic knowledge of CBT using clinical examples and vignettes to illustrate assessment and therapy. ? Includes a range of typical and important medical conditions that require long-term management ? Fills a gap in this growing area of professional work and training

The Case Study Guide to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy of Psychosis

Author: David Kingdon
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470856467
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This is a practical volume which reflects how treatment programmes can be compatible with the reality of service delivery and mental health provision in an organisational context. It also supports both training and clinical practice by presenting examples of clinical cases to illustrate the assessment, treatment planning and implementation processes of CBT for psychosis. * Based on extensive clinical experience and real life service settings * Deals with the roles of several mental health disciplines, as they combine in the these treatment programmes * Cases from a variety of settings: inpatient, outpatient community * Describes techniques used with the full range of symptoms Part of the Wiley Series in Clinical Psychology

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Author: Ross G. Menzies
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470862394
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (OCDs) involve habitual, repetitive behaviours that can be bizarre, disruptive and eventually disabling. They can destroy lives and relationships and are one of the most common of the emotional disorders. The last five years have seen substantive advances in the state of knowledge of all aspects of OCD and this volume brings together many of the recognised leaders in the field to provide a state-of-the-art account of theory, assessment and practice in treatment. A comprehensive text for trainees and practitioners. ? Presents current theories as well as treatment, focusing mainly on Cognitive Therapy methods of treatment ? Covers the assessment, nature and treatment of a wide range of sub-types of OCD ? Written by an international team of experts Part of the renowned Wiley Series in Clinical Psychology

Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

Author: Martin Herbert
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 047003064X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Theoretical and practice-oriented,Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology offers a concise, comprehensive, review of the knowledge, concepts and practice of child and adolescent clinical psychology. This fully revised and updated edition of ‘Clinical Child Psychology ’, now incorporates a fuller account of the range of clinical problems of adolescence, together with an expanded account of the major developmental and psychosocial disorders, such as autism, ADHD, and conduct disorder. Each chapter considers a different category of problem or disorder, and covers issues of diagnosis, clinical and developmental features, causes, interventions and outcomes. Now covers adolescence as well as childhood Updated coverage of major developmental disorders Included in the Wiley Series in Clinical Psychology

Person Based Cognitive Therapy for Distressing Psychosis

Author: Paul Chadwick
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470029846
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book provides a practical framework for using a person based cognitive therapy approach for addressing the range of problems experienced by people with psychosis. Chapters 1-4 provide a context for the approach and chapters 5-12 cover the clinical application of the approach. Key features include; the integration of the author’s work on Mindfulness (simple meditation technique that is similarly creating a lot of interest at present) for people with psychosis; inclusion of the two-chair method; plus a chapter on group therapy.

Worry and its Psychological Disorders

Author: Graham C. Davey
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470032588
Format: PDF, Docs
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Anxiety-based disorders are among the most common mental health problems experienced in the population today. Worry is a prominent feature of most anxiety-based disorders including generalized anxiety disorder, specific phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Written by international experts, Worry and its Psychological Disorders offers an up-to-date and complete overview of worry in a single volume. Divided into four sections, the book explores the nature of worry, the assessment of worry, contemporary theories of chronic and pathological worry, and the most recently developed treatment methods. It includes in-depth reviews of new assessment instruments and covers treatment methods such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Metacognitive Therapy. Useful case studies are also included. This important volume provides an invaluable resource for clinical practitioners and researchers. It will also be of relevance to those studying clinical or abnormal psychology at advanced level.

Treating complex cases

Author: Nicholas Tarrier
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780471978404
Format: PDF, ePub
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Patients with complex problems, including co-morbidity, chronic conditions, enduring vulnerabilities, psychotic conditions, persistent difficulties with social relationships and destabilising social environments, are increasingly recognised as the reality of the therapist's case load. The cognitive behavioural case formulation approach can be particularly suited to the treatment of such complex cases. This book brings together some of the most experienced and expert cognitive behavioural therapists to share their specialist experience of formulation and treatment of these complex cases. The experienced clinician will find in these accounts: * Evidence-based approaches to assessment and formulation of complex cases * A wide range of problems not restricted to disorder categories, including anger, low self-esteem, abuse and shame * A concern with the realities of clinical practice which involves complex cases that do not fit neatly into simple case conceptualisations or diagnostic categories Many of these chapters highlight the difficulties and complexities encountered by the clinician in conceptualising and treating these cases. However, they go beyond raising awareness of issues and provide,. where appropriate, specific guidance on dealing with problems of engagement, socialisation, and implementation of treatment in complex cases.

Pain Management Psychotherapy

Author: Bruce N. Eimer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN:
Format: PDF
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Chronic and persistent pain syndromes are as much behavioral andpsychological problems as physical or medical problems. Mentalhealth professionals involved in pain management must have athorough knowledge of the latest pain management techniques inorder to select the best methods and strategies for helping eachpatient cope with pain. Pain Management Psychotherapy is the mostup-to-date comprehensive guide available for the psychologicaltreatment of chronic pain. It addresses the behavioral, emotional,sensory-physiological, cognitive, and interpersonal aspects of painproblems and provides accessible technical knowledge that enablespractitioners to alleviate unnecessary pain and suffering. Based onsound research and theory and written by two leading practitioners,this book introduces a short-term therapy model for treatingchronic pain that integrates clinical techniques drawn fromcognitive therapy, hypnotherapy, behavior therapy, anddesensitization therapies. This remarkably thorough volume: Supplies step-by-step treatment methods from initialconsultation through termination of pain treatment Describes brief, solution-oriented pain treatment strategiesthat work in a managed care environment Features assessment and outcome measurement instruments,checklists, worksheets, and clinical scripts Demonstrates the latest therapeutic techniques, including eyemovement desensitization and reprocessing, therapeutic imagery,relaxation training, and self-hypnosis Includes pain inventories, questionnaires, and other assessmenttools This book is an indispensable guide for psychologists,psychiatrists, social workers, and other mental healthprofessionals who need fast, reliable methods for promoting painrelief. It is also an excellent text for undergraduate and graduatestudents in these and other disciplines, and a valuable referencefor insurers, physicians, and managed care providers.

Handbook of Brief Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Author: Frank W. Bond
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470021330
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Brief Cognitive Behaviour Therapy can be applied to the treatment of a wide range of problems in many different settings. In this unique handbook, Frank Bond and Windy Dryden, have brought together a prominent cast of authors, to discuss issues concerning the definition, assessment and, in particular, the practice of brief Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT). Contents include: * The difference between brief and regular CBT and evidence for its effectiveness. * How to use brief CBT in your own area of practice. * Applying brief CBT to emotional disorders, anxiety, workplace stress and more. This handbook is accessible to a wide range of readers, including academics, practitioners, psychotherapists, counsellors, and students training in CBT.

Chronic Pain

Author: Herta Flor
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1496332075
Format: PDF
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"Chronic Pain: An Integrated Biobehavioral Approach...offers in a single volume the most comprehensive and in-depth view of the field currently available. Drs. Flor and Turk share their collective knowledge and professional insights accumulated over three decades of extraordinary contributions to the field....The first section of the volume provides an up-to-date and highly digestible review of the foundational principles of the multidimensional experience of chronic pain and is followed by two sections on clinical assessment and treatment, concluding with a glimpse at future innovations in pain care. These later sections are simply extraordinary in integrating theory, science, and practical information that will be equally useful to novice and experienced clinicians, investigators, and policy makers." — From the Foreword by Robert D. Kerns, PhD This book integrates current psychological understanding with biomedical knowledge about chronic pain. With an emphasis on psychological factors associated with chronic pain states, this volume includes recommendations for a structured assessment plan. Using detailed treatment protocols and case examples, the authors aim to guide clinicians in developing effective individualized treatments for their chronic pain patients. The accompanying online ancillary content includes 65 appendices of sample documents and worksheets featuring detailed assessment methods and treatment protocols for use by health care professionals. Chronic Pain: An Integrated Biobehavioral Approach is essential reading for: Clinicians who treat chronic pain patients Clinical psychologists Students studying medicine, psychology, psychophysiology, and behavioral medicine Social workers Nurses Clinical investigators All those interested in the treatment of chronic pain