Overcoming Anger and Irritability: A Self-Help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioral Techniques

Overcoming Anger and Irritability: A Self-Help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioral Techniques

by William Davies
     
 

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Step-by-step guides to self-improvement that introduce the methods of the highly regarded cognitive behavioral therapy technique to help readers conquer a broad range of disabling conditions-from worry to body image problems to obsessive compulsive disorder and more. The accessible, straightforward, and practical books in the Overcoming series treat

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Step-by-step guides to self-improvement that introduce the methods of the highly regarded cognitive behavioral therapy technique to help readers conquer a broad range of disabling conditions-from worry to body image problems to obsessive compulsive disorder and more. The accessible, straightforward, and practical books in the Overcoming series treat disorders by changing unhelpful patterns of behavior and thought. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) was developed by psychiatrist Aaron T. Beck and is now internationally favored as a practical means of overcoming longstanding and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. CBT insists that our thoughts cause our feelings and behaviors. Even when our situation does not change, if we change the self-defeating ways we think, we can make ourselves feel better. This positive, pragmatic approach is popular with therapists and patients alike.Books in the Overcoming Series: highlight the history and background of the disorder, who is likely to be affected, and what the main symptoms are provide a structure ideal for personal use or in a program using guided self-help techniques include diagnostic questionnaires, case studies, and workbook-style interactive exercises explore step-by-step techniques such as diary- and record-keeping, problem-solving, and managing symptoms include overviews of all treatment options offer authoritative, commonsense solutions to pervasive, difficult emotional problems are highly recommended by experts around the world and offer readers an affordable and easy-to-follow treatment plan

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465005444
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
05/28/2008
Series:
Overcoming
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Dr. William Davies is a practicing chartered clinical psychologist, consultant psychologist at the BUPA HOspital, Leicester, and Academic Director of APT, the Association for Psychological Therapies.

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