ISBN-10:
144191868X
ISBN-13:
9781441918680
Pub. Date:
10/05/2010
Publisher:
Springer New York
Clinical Handbook of Mindfulness / Edition 1

Clinical Handbook of Mindfulness / Edition 1

by Fabrizio Didonna

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ISBN-13: 9781441918680
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 10/05/2010
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2009
Pages: 523
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.28(d)

About the Author

Fabrizio Didonna is a Clinical Psychologist and Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapist. He is founder and President of the Italian Institute for Mindfulness (IS.I.MIND). He is Coordinator of the Unit for Mood and Anxiety Disorders, and he also works at the Unit for Borderline Personality Disorders in the Department of Psychiatry at the Casa di Cura Villa Margherita in Vicenza, Italy. He is a teacher and trainer at the School of Cognitive Therapy in Bologna, at the School of Cognitive and Forensic Psychotherapy in Reggio Emilia and at the Institute for Cognitive Science in Grosseto, Italy. He is an experienced instructor of mindfulness groups both in inpatient and outpatient settings and was one of the first therapists who planned and used mindfulness training with patients with severe disorders in inpatient treatment programs. He has given workshops worldwide in the field of CBT for obsessive compulsive disorder, depression, anxiety disorders and mindfulness-based training, has presented scientific papers at conferences in Italy and Europe, and published many articles, several chapters and two books. He is Vice-President of the Italian Association for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and also the Representative of the Regional Section of SITCC, the Italian Society for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy. He has been practicing and teaching meditation for many years and gives training retreats in MBCT and mindfulness-based interventions in Italy and in many countries in Europe.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Where new and old paths to dealing with suffering meet.-
Part 1: Theory, Conceptualization and Phenomenology. 1. Mindfulness: What is it? Where did it come from? 2. Mindfulness and Meditation. 3. The Neurobiology of Mindfulness. 4. Phenomenology and emotional correlates of mindfulness.-
Part 2: Clinical applications: General issues, Rationale and Phenomenology. 5. Mindfulness and Psychopatology. 6. Mindfulness, compassion and emotional memory. 7. The Use of Metaphor to Establish Acceptance and Mindfulness. 8. Mindfulness and feeling of emptiness in psychopathology. 9. Assessment of Mindfulness.-
Part 3: Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Specific Disorders. 10. Mindfulness and Anxiety Disorders: Developing a wise relationship with the inner experience of fear. 11. Mindfulness and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. 12. Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression and Suicidality. 13. Mindfulness and Borderline Personality Disorder. 14. Mindfulness and Eating Disorders. 15. Mindfulness and Addictive Behavior. 16. Mindfulness for Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. 17. Mindfulness for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). 18. Mindfulness and Psychosis. 19. Mindfulness and Chronic pain. 20. Mindfulness-Based Interventions in oncology.-
Part 4: Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Specific Settings and Populations. 21. Mindfulness-based interventions in an individual clinical setting. 22. Mindfulness with children. 23. Mindfulness-Based Elder Care: Communicating mindfulness to frail elders and their caregivers.- 24. Mindfulness-based interventions in an inpatient setting. 25. Training Professionals in Mindfulness: The Heart of Teaching.-
Appendix A: The practice of mindfulness.

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