Comprehensive Handbook of Cognitive Therapy / Edition 1

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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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Contains the works of contributors with diverse backgrounds: behavioral, psychodynamic, family systems, gestalt, psycopharmacological, eclectic as well as cognitive. Two main parts treat theory and research, and clinical applications. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306430527
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 6/30/1989
  • Edition description: 1989
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 622
  • Product dimensions: 1.50 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 10.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Theory and Research: The History of Cognition in Psychotherapy (A. Ellis). Cognitive Therapy (A.T. Beck & M. Weishaar). The Measurement of Cognition in Psychopathology: Clinical and Research Applications (J.O. Goldberg & B.F. Shaw). rocess and Outcome in Cognitive Therapy (E.E. Beckham & J.T. Watkins). Cognitive Therapy and Cognitive Science (D. Tataryn et al.). Constructs of the Mind in Mental Health and Psychotherapy (R.S. Lazarus). The Role of Cognitive Change in Psychotherapy (L.E. Beutler & P.D. Guest). Clinical Applications of Cognitive Therapy: Clinical Assessment in Cognitive Therapy (T. Merluzzi). Combined Cognitive Therapy and Pharmacology (J. Wright & R. Schrodt). Cognitive Restructuring through Guided Imagery: Lessons from Gestalt Therapy (D. Edwards). Cognitive Therapy with the Adult Depressed Patient (C. Perris). The Treatment of Suicidal Behavior (A. Freeman & D. White). Cognitive Therapy of Anxiety (A. Freeman & K.M. Simon). Cognitive and Behavioral Approaches to the Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa (S. Edgette & M. Prout). Treatment of Obesity (M. Cramer). 16 additional articles. Index.
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