Cognitive Therapy of Anxiety Disorders: A Practice Manual and Conceptual Guide [NOOK Book]

Overview

Cognitive therapies are based on the idea that behavior and emotions result largely from an individual's appraisal of a situation, and are therefore influenced by that individual's beliefs, assumptions and images. This book is a comprehensive guide to cognitive therapy of anxiety disorders.

Evidence for the schema theory of anxiety, recommended additional measures for specific disorders, etc.

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Cognitive Therapy of Anxiety Disorders: A Practice Manual and Conceptual Guide

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Overview

Cognitive therapies are based on the idea that behavior and emotions result largely from an individual's appraisal of a situation, and are therefore influenced by that individual's beliefs, assumptions and images. This book is a comprehensive guide to cognitive therapy of anxiety disorders.

Evidence for the schema theory of anxiety, recommended additional measures for specific disorders, etc.

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A tutorial for practicing and training mental health clinicians, emphasizing the design and implementation of pure cognitive therapy interventions. Wells (clinical psychology, U. of Manchester, England) reviews assessment and basic cognitive therapy skills, then shows he they can be applied to panic, hypochondriasis, social phobia, generalized anxiety disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. For each he discusses such aspects as verbal reattribution, modifying beliefs, and sequencing treatment interventions. He also projects future developments in the field. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118725429
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/6/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 328
  • File size: 4 MB

Table of Contents

About the Author
Preface
1 Cognitive Theory and Models of Anxiety: An Introduction 1
2 Assessment: An Overview 21
3 Cognitive Therapy: Basic Characteristics 42
4 Cognitive Therapy: Basic Techniques 57
5 Panic Disorder 98
6 Hypochondriasis: Health Anxiety 133
7 Social Phobia 167
8 Generalised Anxiety Disorder 200
9 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder 236
10 Future Developments in Cognitive Therapy 265
Rating Scales 279
Appendix 285
References 294
Index 302
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 21, 2001

    Very good, but too theoretical

    Very interesting book for cognitive therapist. Framework is built, chapters on each anxiety disorder are clear and pertinent. Theoretically, this book helps to conceptualise a cognitive approach. But, on the other side, although some tools are offered, sometimes you ask yourself if what is advocated is fully related to day-to-day treatment. Chapters on GAD and panic disorder are really good. Chapter on OCD is less good, because too theoretical, less practical.

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