Cognitive therapies are based on the idea that behavior and emotions result largely from an individual's appraisal of a situation, and are therefore influenced by that individual's beliefs, assumptions and images. This book is a comprehensive guide to cognitive therapy of anxiety disorders.
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About the Author
Adrian Wells, PhD, is Professor of Clinical and Experimental Psychopathology at the University of Manchester, United Kingdom, and Professor II in Clinical Psychology at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway. He is internationally known for his contributions to understanding psychopathological mechanisms and advancing cognitive-behavioral therapy, particularly for anxiety disorders. The originator of metacognitive therapy, Dr. Wells has published over 130 scientific papers, chapters, and books. He is Associate Editor of the journals Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, and is a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. Dr. Wells is a founder and director of the Metacognitive Therapy Institute and a patron of the charity Anxiety UK.
Table of Contents
Cognitive Theory and Models of Anxiety -An Introduction;Assessment -An Overview;Cognitive Therapy -Basic Characteristics;Cognitive Therapy -Basic Techniques;Panic Disorder;Hypochondriasis -Health Anxiety;Social Phobia;Generalised Anxiety Disorder;Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder;Future Developments in Cognitive Therapy;Rating Scales