Cognitive Therapy of Depression

Author: Aaron T. Beck,A. John Rush,Brian F. Shaw,Gary Emery

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 425

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This best-selling classic work shows how psychotherapists can effectively treat depressive disorders. Case examples illustrate a wide range of strategies and techniques.

Cognitive Therapy of Anxiety Disorders

Science and Practice

Author: David A. Clark,Aaron T. Beck

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1609189922

Category: Psychology

Page: 628

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- Winner of the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award - Mental Health Nursing! Aaron T. Beck - Winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Nursing Centers Consortium! Updating and reformulating Aaron T. Beck's pioneering cognitive model of anxiety disorders, this book is both authoritative and highly practical. The authors synthesize the latest thinking and empirical data on anxiety treatment and offer step-by-step instruction in cognitive assessment, case formulation, cognitive restructuring, and behavioral intervention. They provide evidence-based mini-manuals for treating the five most common anxiety disorders: panic disorder, social phobia, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive “compulsive disorder, and posttraumatic stress disorder. User-friendly features include vivid case examples, concise "Clinician Guidelines" that reinforce key points, and over three dozen reproducible handouts and forms.

Depression

Causes and Treatment

Author: Aaron T. Beck, M.D.,Brad A. Alford, Ph.D.

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

ISBN: 0812290887

Category: Psychology

Page: 432

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More than forty years ago, Dr. Aaron T. Beck's pioneering Depression: Causes and Treatment presented the first comprehensive account of all aspects of depression and introduced cognitive therapy to health care providers and patients struggling with one of the most common and devastating diseases of the modern age. Since that classic text first appeared, the appreciation of the multifaceted nature of mood disorders has grown, and the phenomenological and biological aspects of psychology are increasingly seen as intertwined. Taking these developments into account, Beck and his colleague Brad A. Alford have written a second edition of Depression that will help patients and caregivers understand depression as a cognitive disorder. The new edition of Depression builds on the original research and approach of the seminal first edition, including the tests of Freud's theory that led to a new system of psychological theory and therapy, one that addresses the negative schema and automatic thoughts that can trap people in painful emotional states. Beck and Alford examine selected scientific tests and randomized controlled trials that have enhanced the cognitive approach since the time it was first introduced. Incorporating accepted changes in the definitions and categories of the various mood disorders into its discussion, Depression addresses the treatment role of revolutionary drugs, such as the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) in relation to cognitive approaches. Beck and Alford explore research on neurotrophic and neurogenesis theories of depression. They also report on advances in psychosocial treatment of depression, including the value of cognitive therapy in the prevention of relapse.

Cognitive Therapy and the Emotional Disorders

Author: Aaron T. Beck

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101659882

Category: Psychology

Page: 368

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Is the emotionally disturbed person a victim of forces beyond his awareness, over which he has no control? This is the belief on which neuropsychiatry, psychoanalysis, and behavior therapy are all based. But what if this premise is wrong? What if a person’s psychological difficulties stem from his own erroneous assumptions and faulty concepts of himself and the world? Such a person can be helped to recognize and correct distortions in thinking that cause his emotional disturbance. Now one of the founders of cognitive therapy has written a clear, comprehensive guide to its theory and practice, highlighting such important concepts as: · Learning the meaning of hidden messages · Listening to your automatic thoughts · The role of sadness, anger, and anxiety · Understanding and overcoming phobias and depression · Applying the cognitive system of therapy to specific problems “A book by a significant contributor to our knowledge… immensely readable, logical, and coherent… This is Beck at his best.”—Psychiatry From the Trade Paperback edition.

Complexity of the Self

A Developmental Approach to Psychopathology and Therapy

Author: V. F. Guidano

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 9780898620122

Category: Psychology

Page: 248

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In this profound work, Vittorio Guidano expands upon his earlier seminal contributions on the application of cognitive and developmental principles to individuals struggling with various forms of psychopathology. Here, he fully develops the idea that individuals' experience, both positive and negative, are powerfully influenced by their personal ``psychological organizations.'Focusing primarily on the eating disorders, the phobias (with agoraphobia as the prototype) obsessive-compulsive patterns, and depression, Guidano illustrates how early developmental experiences and ongoing psychological processes may collude to perpetuate dysfunctional patterns and personal distress. The central and perhaps most exciting thesis in this new expression of Guidano's thinking is that the ``deep structure' or ``core organizing processes`` that constrain human psychological experience may be at the heart of successful intervention as well as the classical problems of resistance, relapse, and refractory behaviors. Guidano's contention is at once simple and powerful: those psychological processes involved in the development and maintenance of personal identity, or ``self' that should be the primary foci of research and intervention in psychological disorders. The meaning of Guidano's perspective for clinical practice is perhaps best expressed in the author's own words: ``Knowing the basic elements of the personal cognitive organization that underlie the pattern of disturbed behavior and emotions, the therapist can behave, from the beginning, in such a way as to build a relationship as effective as possible for that particular client. In other words, the therapist should be able to establish a relationship that respects the client's personal identity and systemic coherence and that, at the same time, does not confirm the basic pathogenic assumptions. For example, in working with agoraphobics, the therapist has to respect their self-images centered on the need to be in control. He/she can do this by avoiding any direct attack on their controlling attitudes and by leaving them a wide margin of control in the relationship. At the same time the therapist should avoid confirming their assumptions about the somatic origin of their emotional disturbances or about their inborn fragility. In short, the therapist who can anticipate the models of self and reality tacitly entertained by the client is surely better able to help the development of a cooperative and secure therapeutic relationship than the therapist who cannot make such anticipations. This timely and provocative volume offers exciting new ideas about how to conceptualize and facilitate change in the ``self system.' With the rare combination of his Renaissance intellect and integrative practical expertise, Guidano has been able to draw together many disparate themes from object relations theory, ego psychology, attachment theory, constructivist models of human cognition, and lifespan developmental psychology. It is must reading for the practicing professional, the helping apprentice, and anyone interested in glimpsing the cutting edge at the growing interface between cognitive and clinical science.

Anxiety Disorders and Phobias

A Cognitive Perspective

Author: Aaron Beck,Gary Emery

Publisher: Basic Books

ISBN: 9780465005871

Category: Psychology

Page: 384

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At the forefront of the cognitive revolution, renowned psychiatrist Aaron T. Beck turned to information processing in order to understand the sources, consequences, and cures of anxiety disorders and phobias. In the first half of this classic text, Beck elaborates on the clinical picture of anxiety disorders and phobias and presents an explanatory model to account for the rich complexity of these phenomena. Cognitive psychologist Gary Emery then details the therapeutic principles, strategies, and tactics developed on the basis of the cognitive model of anxiety disorders and phobias.This fifteenth anniversary edition of the foundational work on cognitive therapy features a new introduction by Beck, in which he offers an up-to-date appraisal of the current state of cognitive therapy and its application to the treatment of phobias and anxiety.

The Integrative Power of Cognitive Therapy

Author: Brad A. Alford,Aaron T. Beck

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 9781572303966

Category: Psychology

Page: 197

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Shows how cognitive therapy not only constitutes an effective, coherent framework in itself, but also serves as an integrative paradigm for effective psychotherapy.

Cognitive Therapy

Basic Principles and Applications

Author: Robert L. Leahy

Publisher: Jason Aronson, Incorporated

ISBN: 1461627869

Category: Psychology

Page: 262

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Today, under pressure from managed care companies as well as from patients who are demanding briefer and more focused treatments, therapists are creatively combining cognitive and psychodynamic approaches and obtaining unprecedented therapeutic results. In this volume, Robert Leahy describes Aaron Beck's seminal model of depression, anxiety, anger, and relationship conflict and shows how each of these problems is handled by the cognitive therapist in the context of an interactive therapeutic relationship. Leahy demonstrates how uncovering resistance to change and using the therapeutic relationship enhances recovery and promotes rapid change. With concrete examples he shows how to implement all of the basic cognitive techniques.

Clinical Handbook of Psychological Disorders, Fifth Edition

A Step-By-Step Treatment Manual

Author: David H. Barlow

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462513263

Category: Psychology

Page: 768

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This clinical reference and widely adopted text is recognized as the premier guide to understanding and treating frequently encountered psychological disorders in adults. Showcasing evidence-based psychotherapy models, the volume addresses the most pressing question asked by students and practitioners--"How do I do it?" Leading authorities present state-of-the-art information on each clinical problem and explain the conceptual and empirical bases of their respective therapeutic approaches. Procedures for assessment, case formulation, treatment planning, and intervention are described in detail. Extended case examples with session transcripts illustrate each component of treatment. New to This Edition *Incorporates treatment innovations, the latest empirical findings, and changes to diagnostic criteria in DSM-5. *Chapter on acceptance-based treatment of generalized anxiety disorder. *Chapter on comorbid depression and substance abuse, demonstrating a transdiagnostic approach. *Chapter on sleep disorders.

Clinical Practice of Cognitive Therapy with Children and Adolescents

The Nuts and Bolts

Author: Robert D. Friedberg,Jessica M. McClure

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462519806

Category: Psychology

Page: 494

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Widely regarded as the definitive practitioner reference and teaching text, this book provides a complete introduction to doing cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) with 6- to 18-year-olds. The authors offer a blueprint for formulating cases and tailoring treatment to each child's or adolescent's unique developmental and clinical needs. Coverage includes how to orient children and families to cognitive therapy, structure each session, and implement a wide range of CBT techniques. Rich case material illustrates ways that CBT can help children struggling with specific emotional and behavioral problems. Reproducible forms and handouts can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. New to This Edition *Incorporates the latest advances in CBT with youth and gives increased attention to cultural issues, including new case examples. *Chapter on working with patients with autism spectrum disorder. *Chapter on cognitive-behavioral family therapy. *Pull-out boxes throughout that summarize key points. *Epilogue on developing clinical wisdom. See also the authors' "Cognitive Therapy Techniques for Children and Adolescents: Tools for Enhancing Practice," which presents creative ways to address challenging problems.

Metacognitive Therapy for Anxiety and Depression

Author: Adrian Wells

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1609184963

Category: Psychology

Page: 316

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This groundbreaking book explains the "whats" and "how-tos" of metacognitive therapy (MCT), an innovative form of cognitive-behavioral therapy with a growing empirical evidence base. MCT developer Adrian Wells shows that much psychological distress results from how a person responds to negative thoughts and beliefs?for example, by ruminating or worrying?rather than the content of those thoughts. He presents practical techniques and specific protocols for addressing metacognitive processes to effectively treat generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive?compulsive disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, and major depression. Special features include reproducible treatment plans and assessment and case formulation tools, plus a wealth of illustrative case material.

Schizophrenia

Cognitive Theory, Research, and Therapy

Author: Neil A. Rector,Neal Stolar,Paul Grant

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1609182383

Category: Psychology

Page: 418

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From Aaron T. Beck and colleagues, this is the definitive work on the cognitive model of schizophrenia and its treatment. The volume integrates cognitive-behavioral and biological knowledge into a comprehensive conceptual framework. It examines the origins, development, and maintenance of key symptom areas: delusions, hallucinations, negative symptoms, and formal thought disorder. Treatment chapters then offer concrete guidance for addressing each type of symptom, complete with case examples and session outlines. Anyone who treats or studies serious mental illness will find a new level of understanding together with theoretically and empirically grounded clinical techniques.

Cognitive Therapy of Personality Disorders, Third Edition

Author: Aaron T. Beck,Denise D. Davis,Arthur Freeman

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462517927

Category: Psychology

Page: 506

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"This new edition covers new research on personality disorders, and the new DSM. Part 1 provides a basic primer on the cognitive model of personality disorders. Chapters in Part 2 then delve into the specifics of treating specific types of personality pathology. Each has at its core a nice, well-rounded case that illustrate the points well. Broad audience: Psychologists, psychiatrists, clinical social workers, family therapists, mental health counselors, substance-abuse professionals, pastoral counselors"--

The Development of Psychopathology

Nature and Nurture

Author: Bruce Franklin Pennington

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 9781593852351

Category: Psychology

Page: 380

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This highly readable volume illuminates the interplay among biological, psychological, and social-contextual processes in the development of such prevalent problems as depression, schizophrenia, ADHD, dyslexia, and autism. Leading developmental scientist Bruce F. Pennington explains the variety of methods currently being used to investigate the mind-brain connection, including behavioral and molecular genetics, studies of brain structure and function, neuropsychology, and treatment studies. Shedding new light on where mental disorders come from, how they develop, and why they are so common, the book also examines the implications for treatment and prevention. ?

Cognitive Therapy for Adolescents in School Settings

Author: Torrey A. Creed,Jarrod Reisweber,Aaron T. Beck

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1609181360

Category: Psychology

Page: 173

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This first concise guide to conducting cognitive therapy (CT) with adolescents in school settings features in-depth case examples and hands-on clinical tools. The authors—who include renowned CT originator Aaron T. Beck—provide an accessible introduction to the cognitive model and demonstrate specific therapeutic techniques. Strategies are illustrated for engaging adolescents in therapy, rapidly creating an effective case conceptualization, and addressing a range of clinical issues and stressors frequently experienced in grades 6–12. The challenges and rewards of school-based CT are discussed in detail. In a convenient large-size format with lay-flat binding for easy photocopying, the book contains 16 reproducible handouts, worksheets, and forms. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by T. Chris Riley-Tillman.

Treatment for Chronic Depression

Cognitive Behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy (CBASP)

Author: James P. McCullough, Jr.

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 9781572309654

Category: Psychology

Page: 326

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This volume describes the Cognitive Behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy (CBASP), a research-based approach designed to motivate chronically depressed patients to change and to help them develop needed problem-solving and relationship skills. Presenting clear, step-by-step guidelines for implementing CBASP--along with compelling empirical evidence that supports its efficacy--the book is filled with illustrative case material that brings challenging clinical situations to life. Also covered are ways to measure treatment outcomes and recommended procedures for training and supervision.

Cognitive Therapy in Practice

A Case Formulation Approach

Author: Jacqueline B. Persons

Publisher: W. W. Norton

ISBN: 9780393700770

Category: Psychology

Page: 227

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This book gives a nitty-gritty account of cognitive behavior therapy in practice. The author introduces us to her patients, shares her thinking about their problems, and outlines interventions based on her understanding.

Cognitive Therapy with Children and Adolescents, Third Edition

A Casebook for Clinical Practice

Author: Philip C. Kendall

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462528236

Category: Medical

Page: 340

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"Subject Areas/Keywords: adolescents, assessments, behavioral, casebooks, cases, CBT, childhood, children, cognitive-behavioral therapy, diagnosis, emotional, evidence-based practice, externalizing, families, family-based, internalizing, interventions, problems, programs, psychological disorders, psychopathology, psychotherapies, psychotherapy, treatment manuals, treatments DESCRIPTION Thousands of clinicians and students have turned to this casebook--now completely revised with 90% new material--to see what cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) looks like in action with the most frequently encountered child and adolescent disorders. Concise and accessible, the book is designed for optimal clinical utility. Leading scientist-practitioners provide a brief overview of each clinical problem and its assessment and management. Chapters are organized around one or more detailed case examples that demonstrate how to build rapport with children and families; plan effective, age-appropriate treatment; and deliver evidence-based interventions using a variety of therapeutic strategies and materials. (Prior edition editors: Mark A. Reinecke, Frank M. Dattilio, and Arthur Freeman.)"--

Rumination-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Depression

Author: Edward R. Watkins

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462536042

Category: Medical

Page: 360

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Negative rumination plays a key role in the onset and maintenance of depression and anxiety--and targeting this persistent mental habit in treatment can lead to better client outcomes and reduced residual symptoms. Rumination-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy (RFCBT) for depression combines carefully adapted elements of CBT with imagery, visualization, and compassion-based techniques. Leading clinician-researcher Edward R. Watkins provides everything needed to implement this innovative, empirically supported 12-session approach, including sample dialogues, a chapter-length case example, reflections and learning exercises for therapists, and 10 reproducible client handouts. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.