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    DescriptionThis title offers a unique general introduction to methods and clinical experience of CBT for a wide range of medical conditions, specifically focusing on chronic illness. A concise, accessible clinical text which assumes basic knowledge of CBT using clinical examples and vignettes to illustrate assessment and therapy. ? Includes a range of typical and important medical conditions that require long-term management ? Fills a gap in this growing area of professional work and training


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    Title
    Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Chronic Medical Problems
    Subtitle
    A Guide to Assessment and Treatment in Practice
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Craig A. White
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 228 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 482 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780471494829
    ISBN 10: 0471494828
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16960
    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.4
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    Libri: I-PS
    B&T General Subject: 670
    DC22: 616.89142
    BISAC V2.8: PSY009000
    DC21: 616.89142
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
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    BISAC V2.8: MED022000
    DC22: 616.89/142
    BISAC V2.8: HEA028000, PSY008000
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    LC classification: RC489.C63
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    LC classification: RC489.C63 W52 2001
    Thema V1.0: JMR, JMP, MJC, MKM
    Publisher
    John Wiley and Sons Ltd
    Imprint name
    John Wiley & Sons Ltd
    Publication date
    15 October 2001
    Publication City/Country
    Chichester
    Author Information
    Craig A. White Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Glasgow, Scotland
    Review quote
    "..I found this book to be interesting, informative and well-written..." (Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapy, January 2001) "...absolutely required reading...I highly recommend this timely book, without reservation..." (Jnl of Cognitive Psychotherapy, Winter 2002)
    Back cover copy
    The treatment of physical health problems is increasingly supplemented by psychological therapy, particularly in connection with long term treatment and the management of chronic or intractable problems. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) is now recognised as the most effective approach for a wide range of mental and physical disorders, e.g. the treatment of anxiety/depressive disorders, management of pain and treatment of the psychological problems associated with cancer. Although there are other books available on CBT for mental health problems and some which focus more generally on psychological management aspects of medical problems, this is the first to provide a general introduction to the methods and clincial application of CBT for the problems experienced by patients with chronic pain, cardiac disorders, surgical problems, diabetes, cancer and skin problems. This book outlines how cognitive behavioural assessment, formulation and intervention strategies can be tailored to chronic medical problems. Formulation diagrams and extracts from treatment sessions are included. Professional and service development issues are covered in separate chapters. Some helpful self report measures are included as Appendices. "Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Chronic Medical Problems" is a concise and accessible clinical text. It assumes some basic knowledge and practical experience of CBT and enables the reader to understand and tailor their practice to the needs of physically ill patients. ""Dr White has written an exceptional book. With a solid theoretical basis, this clearly written and useful book does an impressive job of instructing the reader in formulating cases at a macro and micro level and in using this formulation to plan therapy and select interventions for patients with various chronic medical problems. Even clinicians that primarily do not treat medical patients will benefit from studying this book."" Dr Judith S. Beck, Director, The Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy and Research, Philadelphia, USA, and Clinical Associate Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, USA.
    Table of contents
    List of Figures. List of Tables. About the Author. Preface. Acknowledgements. PART I: GENERAL COMPONENTS OF CBT FOR CHRONIC MEDICAL PROBLEMS. Introduction. Assessment. Formulation. Treatment Strategies. PART II: THE APPLICATION OF CBT TO SPECIFIC CHRONIC MEDICAL PROBLEMS. Cancer. Chronic Pain. Diabetes. Dermatology. Surgical Problems. Cardiac Problems. PART III: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE AND SERVICE DELIVERY. Professional Issues. Service Provision. PART IV: APPENDICES. Appendix 1: Illness Perception Questionnaire. Appendix 2: Cancer Behavior Inventory (Version 2.0). Appendix 3: Pain Stages of Change Questionnaire. References. Index.