Cognitive Therapy of Depression

Cognitive Therapy of Depression

by Aaron T. Beck
     
 

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This best-selling classic work shows how psychotherapists can effectively treat depressive disorders. Case examples illustrate a wide range of strategies and techniques.

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This best-selling classic work shows how psychotherapists can effectively treat depressive disorders. Case examples illustrate a wide range of strategies and techniques.

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Contemporary Psychology

"Provides a model for future therapy books...."--Contemporary Psychology
From the Publisher
"This book is the most important book ever written in the field of cognitive therapy. Clearly written, informative, helpful to beginning and advanced clinicians, it is a classic. For anyone interested in learning how to conduct cognitive therapy, this book is simply required reading."—Robert L. Leahy, PhD, Director, American Institute for Cognitive Therapy, NYC

"My students loved it! They appreciate its readability. They find they sit down with it and end up reading more than I assigned....It has been a great teaching tool."—Pattey Fong, California State University, Fresno

"A classic."—Archibald D. Hart, Fuller Theological Seminary, Graduate School of Psychology

"An excellent text for students of psychotherapy. It provides the therapist with an organized, practical, theoretically based treatment approach."—William P. Sacco, PhD, University of South Florida

"This volume is essential reading for clinical students and mental health professionals at all levels of experience."—Donald K. Granvold, PhD, University of Texas at Arlington

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780898620009
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
12/04/1979
Series:
Guilford Clinical Psychology and Psychopathology Series
Pages:
425
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.13(d)

Meet the Author


Aaron T. Beck, MD, is the founder of cognitive therapy, University Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania, and President Emeritus of the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Dr. Beck is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Albert Lasker Clinical Medical Research Award, the American Psychological Association (APA) Lifetime Achievement Award, the American Psychiatric Association Distinguished Service Award, the Robert J. and Claire Pasarow Foundation Award for Research in Neuropsychiatry, and the Institute of Medicine's Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health and Gustav O. Lienhard Award.

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