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Overcoming Functional Neurological Symptoms: A Five Areas Approach

Overcoming Functional Neurological Symptoms: A Five Areas Approach

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Overview

This book uses five areas model of cognitive behaviour therapy to help people experiencing a range of medically unexplained neurological symptoms, including chronic headaches, fatigue, dizziness, loss of sensation, weakness and numbness.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138445437
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/14/2017
Series: Overcoming
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.88(w) x 9.69(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dr Chris Williams MBChB BSc MMedSc MD FRCPsych BABCP Accredited CBT practitioner Professor of Psychosocial Psychiatry and Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist, Academic Unit of Mental Health and Wellbeing, Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
Catriona Kent, Nurse Consultant, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, UK
Dr Sharon Smith, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
Dr Alan Carson, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
Professor Michael Sharpe, Psychological Medicine Research, University of Edinburgh, Royal Edinburgh
Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
Dr Jonathan Cavanagh, Academic Unit of Mental Health and Wellbeing, Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow, Glasgow UK

Table of Contents

Part 1: Understanding how people respond to symptoms 1. Introduction: Understanding how people respond to symptoms 2. Your brain and body, and how these link to symptoms Part 2: Making changes 3. Five Areas Approach to improving things 4. Behaviours 5. Noticing and changing unhelpful thinking Part 3: Practical toolboxes 6. Overcoming reduced activity and avoidance 7. Practical problem solving 8. How to become more assertive 9. Healthy living 10. Illness, symptoms and other people

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