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    Cognitive Therapy of Substance Abuse (Paperback) By (author) Aaron T. Beck, By (author) Fred D. Wright, By (author) Cory F. Newman, By (author) Bruce S. Liese

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    DescriptionAaron T. Beck: Winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Nursing Centers Consortium! Cognitive therapy offers a well-documented and cost-effective psychosocial treatment model for working with substance abuse disorders. Comprehensive and accessible, this volume clearly details the cognitive model of substance abuse, the specifics of case formulation, management of the therapeutic relationship, and the structure of the therapy sessions. It discusses how to educate patients in the treatment model and procedures and manage their cravings and urges for drugs and alcohol. Specific cognitive and behavioral strategies and techniques are described in detail, as is the management of acute crises and chronic problems in patients' lives. Methods for understanding and working with such patients who present concomitant problems of depression, anxiety, low frustration tolerance, anger, and personality disorders are spelled out in detail.Also addressed are such significant issues as the prevention and management of relapse.

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    Cognitive Therapy of Substance Abuse
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Aaron T. Beck, By (author) Fred D. Wright, By (author) Cory F. Newman, By (author) Bruce S. Liese
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 354
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 522 g
    ISBN 13: 9781572306592
    ISBN 10: 1572306599

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    Edition statement
    Revised ed.
    Illustrations note
    illustrations, index
    Guilford Publications
    Imprint name
    Guilford Publications
    Publication date
    15 March 2001
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Aaron T. Beck, MD, is University Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, and the founder of cognitive therapy. He has published more than 20 books and over 540 articles in professional and scientific journals. Dr. Beck is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Albert Lasker Clinical Medical Research Award, the American Psychological Association Lifetime Achievement Award, the American Psychiatric Association Distinguished Service Award, the Robert J. and Claire Pasarow Foundation Award for Research in Neuropsychiatry, and the Institute of Medicine's Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health and Gustav O. Lienhard Award. He is President of the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Honorary President of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy.
    Review quote
    'The strength of the authors' approach is exemplified by the clarity and concision of their writing, and by the operationalization of their constructs... Constitutes a 'gold standard' for the field.' - Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy
    Table of contents
    Foreword. Overview of Substance Abuse. Cognitive Model of Addiction. Theory and Therapy of Addiction. The Therapeutic Relationship and its Problems. Formulation of the Case. Structure of the Therapy Session. Educating Patients in the Cognitive Model. Setting Goals. Techniques of Cognitive Therapy. Dealing With Craving/Urges. Focus on Beliefs. Managing General Life Problems. Crisis Intervention. Therapy of Depression in Addicted Individuals. Anger and Anxiety. Concomitant Personality Disorders. Relapse Prevention in the Cognitive Therapy of Substance Abuse. Appendices. References. Index.