Emotional Disorders and Metacognition: Innovative Cognitive Therapy / Edition 1

Emotional Disorders and Metacognition: Innovative Cognitive Therapy / Edition 1

by Adrian Wells, Richard Ed. Wells
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0471491691

ISBN-13: 9780471491699

Pub. Date: 08/26/2002

Publisher: Wiley

The clinical experience of cognitive therapies is adding to the understanding of emotional disorders. Based on clinical experience and evidence, this groundbreaking book represents a development of cognitive therapy through the concept of metacognition. It provides guidelines for innovative treatments of emotional disorders and goes on to offer conceptual arguments

Overview

The clinical experience of cognitive therapies is adding to the understanding of emotional disorders. Based on clinical experience and evidence, this groundbreaking book represents a development of cognitive therapy through the concept of metacognition. It provides guidelines for innovative treatments of emotional disorders and goes on to offer conceptual arguments for the future development of cognitive therapy. Offers a new concept in cognitive therapy and guidelines for innovative treatment. Clinically grounded, based on a thorough understanding of cognitive therapies in practice. Written by a recognized authority and established author.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471491699
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/26/2002
Pages:
254
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 8.76(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures.

List of Tables.

About the Author.

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

PART I: THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES.

Setting the Stage: Metacognition and Cognitive Therapy.

The Self-Regulatory Executive Function (S-REF) Model.

Metacognition and Emotional Disorder: Evidence for the S-REF Model.

Emotional Processing, the S-REF and Trauma Therapy.

S-REF, Schema Theory and Interactive Cognitive Subsystems (ICS).

PART II: CLINICAL APPLICATIONS.

Metacognitive Focused Therapy: Basic Constructs.

Clinical Assessment of Metacognitions.

Modifying Beliefs.

New Pathways for Cognitive Restructuring: Attention Modifications (ATT and SAR).

Treating Pathological Worry and Generalized Anxiety Disorder.

Treating Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.

Concluding Remarks.

Appendix I: Metacognitions Questionnaire (MCQ).

Appendix II: Scoring Key for the MCQ.

Appendix III: Anxious Thoughts Inventory (AnTI).

Appendix IV: Scoring Key for the AnTI.

Appendix V: Thought Control Questionnaire.

Appendix VI: Generalized Anxiety Disorder Scale (GADS).

References.

Author Index.

Subject Index.

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