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Cognitive Therapy of Depression : The Guilford Clinical Psychology and Psychopathology Series - Aaron T. Beck

Cognitive Therapy of Depression

The Guilford Clinical Psychology and Psychopathology Series

Hardcover Published: 4th December 1979
ISBN: 9780898620009
Number Of Pages: 425

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Aaron T. Beck: Winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Nursing Centers Consortium!

This best-selling classic work shows how psychotherapists can effectively treat depressive disorders. Case examples generously illustrate a wide range of strategies and techniques - from initial interview to termination - that enable the therapist to manage numerous problems including anxiety, suicide threats, and the subtle dynamics that characterize doctor-patient relationships.

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'Provides a model for future therapy books on how to combine clinical description, literary sensitivity, and objective assessment.' - Donald Meichenbaum, Contemporary Psychology 'I strongly recommend this book to clinicians.' - Mardi J. Horowitz, American Journal of Psychiatry

An Overview
The Role of Emotions in Cognitive Therapy
The Therapeutic Relationship: Application to Cognitive Therapy
Structure of the Therapeutic Interview
The Initial Interview
Session by Session Treatment: A Typical Course of Therapy
Application of Behavioral Techniques
Cognitive Techniques
Focus on Target Symptoms
Specific Techniques for the Suicidal Patient
Interview with a Depressed Suicidal Patient
Depressogenic Assumptions
Integration of Homework into Therapy
Technical Problems
Problems Related to Termination and Relapse
Group Cognitive Therapy for Depressed Patients
Cognitive Therapy and Antidepressant Medications
Outcome Studies of Cognitive Therapy
Appendix: Materials
The Beck Inventory
Scale for Suicide Ideation
Daily Record of Dysfunctional Thoughts
Competency Checklist for Cognitive Therapists
Possible Reasons for Not Doing Self-Help Assignments
Research Protocol for Outcome Study at Center for Cognitive Therapy
Further Materials and Technical Aids
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780898620009
ISBN-10: 0898620007
Series: The Guilford Clinical Psychology and Psychopathology Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 425
Published: 4th December 1979
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.79