Cognitive Therapy in Action

Cognitive Therapy in Action

A Practitioner's Casebook

Book - 1996
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Independent Publishing Group
Cognitive therapy is the established method of helping people to overcome states of depression, anxiety or other emotional conditions. Not only do the authors explain the theory behind the treatment but this was the first collection of case studies to be published outside the United States. With an introduction to the development and application of cognitive therapy, the book goes on to outline how it can work for a therapist or counselor. Covering cases from depression and panic disorder to bulimia and obsessive-compulsive disorder, giving details of the process of the therapy in each case. This is an invaluable practical guide to how cognitive therapy works for clinical psychologists, students, social workers, nurses and psychiatrists.


Blackwell North Amer
Cognitive therapy is now established as a key method of helping people to overcome even long-standing states of depression, anxiety and other emotional conditions. Many books are available on the theory behind the treatment, but this informative work, emanating from the influential Cognitive Therapy Centre in Newcastle, is the first collection of case studies to be published outside the United States.
Including an introduction to the development and application of cognitive therapy, the book compares it with other psychotherapies and discusses its scope and validity through reference to experimental studies, before going on to show how it works in the therapist's consulting room. The cases covered range from depressions, general anxiety disorder and panic disorder to obsessive-compulsive disorder, bulimia and long-term problems. In each case details are given of the process of therapy and the outcome results.
For clinical psychologists, students of psychology, social workers, nurses and psychiatrists, and those with a general interest in the subject, this book will prove invaluable as a practical illustrations of how cognitive therapy works.

Publisher: London : Souvenir Press (E & A), 1996
ISBN: 9780285632820
0285632825
Characteristics: xi, 305 p. : ill
Additional Contributors: Twaddle, Vivien

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