Cognitive Therapy of Depression

Author: Aaron T. Beck,A. John Rush,Brian F. Shaw,Gary Emery

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 425

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"This bestselling, classic work offers a definitive presentation of the theory and practice of cognitive therapy for depression. Aaron T. Beck and his associates set forth their seminal argument that depression arises from a "cognitive triad" of errors and from the idiosyncratic way that one infers, recollects, and generalizes. From the initial interview to termination, many helpful case examples demonstrate how cognitive-behavioral interventions can loosen the grip of "depressogenic" thoughts and assumptions. Guidance is provided for working with individuals and groups to address the full range of problems that patients face, including suicidal ideation and possible relapse."--Www.amazon.com.
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Frontiers of Cognitive Therapy

Author: Paul M. Salkovskis

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 9781572301139

Category: Psychology

Page: 553

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Bringing together cognitive therapy clinicians, researchers, and theoreticians, this volume integrates the latest findings on the conceptualization and treatment of a range of psychological and psychiatric problems. From depression and anxiety, to eating disorders, hypochondriasis, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic, personality disorders, sexual problems, social phobia, and substance abuse, authors discuss the needs of individual patients and structuring effective interventions. Factors such as therapist competencey, the theraputic relationship and empathy are systematially examined. Chapters also consider the specific needs of populations such as children and adolescents and the mentally ill.
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Cognitive Therapy of Anxiety Disorders

Science and Practice

Author: David A. Clark,Aaron T. Beck

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1609189922

Category: Psychology

Page: 628

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- Winner of the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award - Mental Health Nursing! Aaron T. Beck - Winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Nursing Centers Consortium! Updating and reformulating Aaron T. Beck's pioneering cognitive model of anxiety disorders, this book is both authoritative and highly practical. The authors synthesize the latest thinking and empirical data on anxiety treatment and offer step-by-step instruction in cognitive assessment, case formulation, cognitive restructuring, and behavioral intervention. They provide evidence-based mini-manuals for treating the five most common anxiety disorders: panic disorder, social phobia, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive “compulsive disorder, and posttraumatic stress disorder. User-friendly features include vivid case examples, concise "Clinician Guidelines" that reinforce key points, and over three dozen reproducible handouts and forms.
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Complexity of the Self

A Developmental Approach to Psychopathology and Therapy

Author: V. F. Guidano

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 9780898620122

Category: Psychology

Page: 248

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In this profound work, Vittorio Guidano expands upon his earlier seminal contributions on the application of cognitive and developmental principles to individuals struggling with various forms of psychopathology. Here, he fully develops the idea that individuals' experience, both positive and negative, are powerfully influenced by their personal ``psychological organizations.'Focusing primarily on the eating disorders, the phobias (with agoraphobia as the prototype) obsessive-compulsive patterns, and depression, Guidano illustrates how early developmental experiences and ongoing psychological processes may collude to perpetuate dysfunctional patterns and personal distress. The central and perhaps most exciting thesis in this new expression of Guidano's thinking is that the ``deep structure' or ``core organizing processes`` that constrain human psychological experience may be at the heart of successful intervention as well as the classical problems of resistance, relapse, and refractory behaviors. Guidano's contention is at once simple and powerful: those psychological processes involved in the development and maintenance of personal identity, or ``self' that should be the primary foci of research and intervention in psychological disorders. The meaning of Guidano's perspective for clinical practice is perhaps best expressed in the author's own words: ``Knowing the basic elements of the personal cognitive organization that underlie the pattern of disturbed behavior and emotions, the therapist can behave, from the beginning, in such a way as to build a relationship as effective as possible for that particular client. In other words, the therapist should be able to establish a relationship that respects the client's personal identity and systemic coherence and that, at the same time, does not confirm the basic pathogenic assumptions. For example, in working with agoraphobics, the therapist has to respect their self-images centered on the need to be in control. He/she can do this by avoiding any direct attack on their controlling attitudes and by leaving them a wide margin of control in the relationship. At the same time the therapist should avoid confirming their assumptions about the somatic origin of their emotional disturbances or about their inborn fragility. In short, the therapist who can anticipate the models of self and reality tacitly entertained by the client is surely better able to help the development of a cooperative and secure therapeutic relationship than the therapist who cannot make such anticipations. This timely and provocative volume offers exciting new ideas about how to conceptualize and facilitate change in the ``self system.' With the rare combination of his Renaissance intellect and integrative practical expertise, Guidano has been able to draw together many disparate themes from object relations theory, ego psychology, attachment theory, constructivist models of human cognition, and lifespan developmental psychology. It is must reading for the practicing professional, the helping apprentice, and anyone interested in glimpsing the cutting edge at the growing interface between cognitive and clinical science.
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Comprehensive Handbook of Personality and Psychopathology , Adult Psychopathology

Author: Frank Andrasik

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 047175725X

Category: Psychology

Page: 560

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Adult Psychopathology presents an overview of the classification and diagnosis; epidemiology; genetic, sociocultural, and biological influences; and research and behavioral considerations of psychopathology in adults. This state-of-the-art volume also includes the latest research on the major disorders and discusses the three most popular treatment approaches.
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The Integrative Power of Cognitive Therapy

Author: Brad A. Alford,Aaron T. Beck

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 9781572303966

Category: Psychology

Page: 197

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Shows how cognitive therapy not only constitutes an effective, coherent framework in itself, but also serves as an integrative paradigm for effective psychotherapy.
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Cognitive Therapy for Adolescents in School Settings

Author: Torrey A. Creed,Jarrod Reisweber,Aaron T. Beck

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1609181336

Category: Psychology

Page: 173

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?This first concise guide to conducting cognitive therapy (CT) with adolescents? in school settings features in-depth case examples and hands-on clinical tools. The authors?who include renowned CT originator Aaron T. Beck?provide an accessible introduction to the cognitive model and demonstrate specific therapeutic techniques. Strategies are illustrated for engaging adolescents in therapy, rapidly creating an effective case conceptualization, and addressing a range of clinical issues and stressors frequently experienced in grades 6?12. The challenges and rewards of school-based CT are discussed in detail. In a convenient large-size format with lay-flat binding for easy photocopying, the book contains?16 reproducible handouts, worksheets, and forms. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series.
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Metacognitive Therapy for Anxiety and Depression

Author: Adrian Wells

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1609184963

Category: Psychology

Page: 316

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This groundbreaking book explains the "whats" and "how-tos" of metacognitive therapy (MCT), an innovative form of cognitive-behavioral therapy with a growing empirical evidence base. MCT developer Adrian Wells shows that much psychological distress results from how a person responds to negative thoughts and beliefs?for example, by ruminating or worrying?rather than the content of those thoughts. He presents practical techniques and specific protocols for addressing metacognitive processes to effectively treat generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive?compulsive disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, and major depression. Special features include reproducible treatment plans and assessment and case formulation tools, plus a wealth of illustrative case material.
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Treating Depression

MCT, CBT and Third Wave Therapies

Author: Adrian Wells

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470759046

Category: Psychology

Page: 408

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A practical and conceptual guide to treating depression using both Beckian CBT and the latest, cutting-edge third wave CBT approaches, including mindfulness and metacognitive therapy. It provides an understanding of depression and its treatment and a clear practical guidance on how to use each treatment approach. Covers CBT, metacognitive therapy, and third-wave behavioural approaches within one volume Presents the theoretical background and evidence for each approach, and describes application in a clear case study approach which clearly outlines the contrasting features of the treatments Includes separate chapter commentaries on the theory and clinical material covered Internationally renowned contributors include Arthur Nezu, David A. Clark, Robert Zettle, Keith Dobson, Ruth Baer, Adrian Wells and Robert Leahy
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Comprehensive Handbook of Cognitive Therapy

Author: Hal Arkowitz,L.E. Beutler,Karen M. Simon

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1475797796

Category: Psychology

Page: 622

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This Handbook covers all the many aspects of cognitive therapy both in its practical application in a clinical setting and in its theoretical aspects. Since the first applications of cognitive therapy over twenty years ago, the field has expanded enormously. This book provides a welcome and readable overview of these advances.
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