The Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Menopause: A Step-by-Step Program for Overcoming Hot Flashes, Mood Swings, Insomnia, Anxiety, Depression, and Other Symptoms

The Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Menopause: A Step-by-Step Program for Overcoming Hot Flashes, Mood Swings, Insomnia, Anxiety, Depression, and Other Symptoms

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by Sheryl M Green, Randi E. McCabe, Claudio N Soares
     
 

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No woman experiences menopause in exactly the same way. Some may endure hot flashes, irritability, or mood swings, while others experience insomnia, anxiety, or even depression. And while you have probably heard about the benefits and drawbacks of hormone-replacement therapy (HRT), you should also know that cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) has been proven

Overview

No woman experiences menopause in exactly the same way. Some may endure hot flashes, irritability, or mood swings, while others experience insomnia, anxiety, or even depression. And while you have probably heard about the benefits and drawbacks of hormone-replacement therapy (HRT), you should also know that cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) has been proven effective not only in treating the emotional symptoms of menopause, but the physical aspects as well.

With this workbook, you will learn exactly what is happening to your body during this transition and create a personalized treatment plan to help you feel better right away. Also included are easy-to-use worksheets and charts so that you can track and manage your symptoms and determine which treatments are working. Whether you are looking for an alternative to HRT, or simply want to supplement your treatment, this workbook is an essential resource for gaining control over your menopause symptoms.

This comprehensive program will help you:

• Recognize symptoms and create an individualized treatment plan
• Manage hot flashes, night sweats, and insomnia
• Cope with anxiety, depression, and mood swings
• Discover natural and alternative therapies
• Make diet, lifestyle, and environmental changes

Editorial Reviews

“This group of experts is to be commended for writing such an accessible and timely guide to negotiating a challenging transitional period in women’s lives. Melding state-of-the-art research findings with pragmatic clinical wisdom, this workbook teaches readers effective cognitive behavioral strategies for regulating their moods and sustaining their engagement with meaningful life choices during menopause.”
—Zindel V. Segal, author of The Mindful Way through Depression

“This book details crucial information for every woman nearing or experiencing menopause, providing the reader with basic knowledge of processes associated with this transitional period of life and guiding her to discovery of effective personalized symptom management and coping strategies. The content is excellent. The language is accessible. The strategies are evidence based and engaging. Positive outcomes await the reader.”
—Gordon J. G. Asmundson, PhD, RD, CACBT, professor of psychology and editor-in-chief of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (cognbehavther.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608821129
Publisher:
New Harbinger Publications
Publication date:
11/01/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
393,879
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Sheryl M. Green, PhD, is a clinical health psychologist within the Women’s Health Concerns Clinic and Consultation Liaison service at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton in Ontario, Canada. She is also assistant professor in the department of psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada.
 
Randi E. McCabe, PhD, is psychologist-in-chief and director of the Anxiety Treatment and Research Centre at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton. She is also associate professor in the department of psychiatry and behavioural neurosciences at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada.
 
Claudio N. Soares, MD, PhD, is a psychiatrist and director of the Women’s Health Concerns Clinic at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton. He is also the academic head of the mood and anxiety disorders division and professor within the departments of psychiatry and behavioural neurosciences and obstetrics and gynecology at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada.
Randi E. McCabe, PhD, is psychologist-in-chief and director of the Anxiety Treatment and Research Centre at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton. She is also associate professor in the department of psychiatry and behavioural neurosciences at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada.
 
 

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