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Cognitive-Behavioural Interventions with Psychotic Disorders - Gillian Haddock

Cognitive-Behavioural Interventions with Psychotic Disorders

By: Gillian Haddock (Editor), Peter D. Slade (Editor)

Paperback Published: 31st January 1996
ISBN: 9780415102902
Number Of Pages: 300

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Traditionally, people with psychotic symptoms have been treated with anti-psychotic or neuroleptic drugs. While this approach is beneficial to a number of people, there are many for whom it is problematic. Recent recognition of these problems has led to the development of effective complementary treatments of a specifically psychological nature.
In Cognitive Behavioural Interventions with Psychotic Disorders leading researchers and practitioners in this area provide a comprehensive overview for all those undergoing related training in psychology and psychiatry, as well as nursing and social work.
The book provides a general background to cognitive treatment, and also discusses specific uses of the therapy in treating those who have hallucinations, as well as those with delusions and schizophrenia. The contributors also suggest how cognitive behavioural approaches can be integrated with other strategies such as pharmacological methods, or in the context of the family.

List of Figures
List of Tables
Notes on Contributors
Preface
Acknowledgements
From Cognitive Studies of Psychosis to Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy for Psychotic Symptomsp. 3
A Historical Overview of Psychological Treatments for Psychotic Symptomsp. 28
Psychological Treatment of Auditory Hallucinations: Focusing or Distraction?p. 45
Cognitive Therapy for Voicesp. 71
Coping Strategy Enhancement for Persistent Hallucinations and Delusionsp. 86
Using a Normalising Rationale in the Treatment of Schizophrenic Patientsp. 103
An Outcome Study of Cognitive-Behavioural Treatment for Psychosisp. 116
Empowering People Who Hear Voicesp. 137
Psychological Treatments for Negative Symptomsp. 151
Early Intervention in Psychotic Relapse: Cognitive Approaches to Detection and Managementp. 171
Family Interventions and Schizophreniap. 212
Neuroleptic Medication and the Psychosocial Treatment of Psychotic Symptoms: Some Neglected Issuesp. 235
Implications for Services and Future Researchp. 265
Indexp. 275
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780415102902
ISBN-10: 0415102901
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 300
Published: 31st January 1996
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.11 x 15.49  x 2.29
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1

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