The Psychological Management of Chronic Tinnitus: A Cognitive-Behavioral Approach / Edition 1

The Psychological Management of Chronic Tinnitus: A Cognitive-Behavioral Approach / Edition 1

by Jane L. Henry, Peter H. Wilson
     
 

This book provides a description of cognitive behavioral therapy in the management of Tinnitus by integrating theory and research, and drawing upon clinical experience in dealing with associated problems such as the management of depression, anxiety, and sleep difficulties.

The Psychological Management of Chronic Tinnitus offers an extensive overview of

See more details below

Overview

This book provides a description of cognitive behavioral therapy in the management of Tinnitus by integrating theory and research, and drawing upon clinical experience in dealing with associated problems such as the management of depression, anxiety, and sleep difficulties.

The Psychological Management of Chronic Tinnitus offers an extensive overview of the problem, its causes, hypothesized mechanisms, and conventional medical and audiological treatments. Readers are taken through the sequence of activities involved from initial interviewing, psychometric assessment, therapeutic decision making, and the conduct of treatment itself. Educational material on the basic mechanisms involved in hearing science, essential in communicating effectively with patients and other professionals, is also included.

A comprehensive resource that integrates educational material with pragmatic information, the book provides the necessary background information about Tinnitus and its management to assist clinicians in designing appropriate assessments and interventions for clients.

Read More

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205313655
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
12/29/2000
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 9.48(h) x 0.97(d)

Related Subjects

Meet the Author

Table of Contents

Forewordix
Prefacexiii
Acknowledgmentsxvii
1Tinnitus--Features, Causes, and Interventions1
Epidemiological Aspects of Tinnitus3
Characteristics of Tinnitus3
Causes of Tinnitus5
Medical Treatments7
Audiological Approaches8
Tinnitus Retraining Therapy10
Psychological Approaches12
Conclusions13
2Psychological Aspects of Chronic Tinnitus15
Common Problems Experienced by People with Tinnitus16
Personality Features of Tinnitus Patients18
Relationship Between Subjective Severity of Tinnitus and Objective Audiological Parameters22
The Relationship Between Distress and Psychological Variables24
Cognitive-Behavioral Models of Tinnitus Distress or Handicap27
Tinnitus and Pain32
Conclusions33
3Psychometric Assessment of Tinnitus Problems36
Specific Questionnaires for Distress, Impairment, and Handicap37
Measure of Cognitions and Coping Strategies40
Other Tinnitus-Specific Scales41
Daily Monitoring of Tinnitus41
Measures of Depression and Anxiety44
Ancillay Measures45
Conclusions45
4Interviewing the Tinnitus Patient: A Cognitive-Behavioral Analysis of Tinnitus Problems47
Perceived Role of the Psychologist54
Aspects of the Interview55
Conclusions62
5Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Tinnitus63
The Aim of Psychological Treatment63
Information and Education65
Cognitive Restructuring65
Attention Control77
Imagery Training81
Relaxation Training84
Some General Comments93
6A Cognitive-Behavioral Group Therapy Program for Tinnitus95
Session 196
Session 2110
Session 3128
Session 4141
Session 5159
Session 6172
Session 7178
Session 8185
7Relapse Prevention Following Psychological Management of Tinnitus203
Relapse Prevention: The Work of Marlatt204
Causes of Relapse205
A Tinnitus Relapse Prevention Program206
Session 1208
Session 2215
Session 3227
Session 4230
Session 5232
Conclusion232
8Psychological Interventions in the Management of Chronic Tinnitus: Efficacy of Treatment233
Tinnitus Retraining Therapy234
Hypnosis235
Biofeedback236
Relaxation Training237
Cognitive-Behavior Therapy238
Conclusions247
References251
Index267

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >