Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy of Schizophrenia

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy of Schizophrenia

by David G. Kingdon, Douglas Turkington
     
 

ISBN-10: 157230829X

ISBN-13: 9781572308299

Pub. Date: 08/28/2002

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.


Now available in paper for the first time, this book details the practical application of cognitive-behavioral therapy to the pervasive disorder of schizophrenia. Presented are research-supported ways to help patients alleviate the impact of disabling irrational beliefs and improve their daily lives. The interventions described are designed to complement other…  See more details below

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Now available in paper for the first time, this book details the practical application of cognitive-behavioral therapy to the pervasive disorder of schizophrenia. Presented are research-supported ways to help patients alleviate the impact of disabling irrational beliefs and improve their daily lives. The interventions described are designed to complement other treatments for schizophrenia, including medication, rehabilitation, and family therapies. Rich clinical examples enhance the practical utility of the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572308299
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
08/28/2002
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents


Introduction
I. Theoretical Background
1. Explanations of Schizophrenia
2. Cultural Context
3. Vulnerability and Life Events
4. Suggestibility
5. Thinking
6. Communication
7. Identity
8. Hallucinations
9. Coping Strategies
10. Negative Symptoms
11. Insight
12. Fears
13. Psychological Treatment in Schizophrenia
II. Process of Therapy
Study 1. The Man Who Was Controlled by a Satellite
Study 2. The Man and the Moon
Study 3. Overwork and Vulnerability
Study 4. Ordering Thoughts in Thought Disorder
Study 5. "I'll Be No More a Rover"
Study 6. "I'm 150 years old"
Study 7. The Chinese Connection
Study 8. "Thoroughly Schizophrenic"
Study 9. The Mistaken Inventor
Study 10. Religious Significance and Strange Associations
Study 11. Out of Control
Study 12. "It's Just My Schizophrenia Playing Up"
Study 13. "Brain Waves" and "Hyperthought".
III. Evaluation and Evolution

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