Changing Expectations

Changing Expectations : Key to Effective Psychotherapy

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  • Hardback | 302 pages
  • 165.1 x 238.76 x 22.86mm | 680.39g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • CA, United States
  • English
  • 0534126480
  • 9780534126483

Table of contents

Part One: Response expectancy theory. Expectancy, experience and behavior. The power of placebos. Psychotherapy and the placebo effect. Part Two: Specific treatment for specific problems. Systematic desensitization: the first specific psychotherapy. When there is nothing to fear but fear itself. Being depressed about depression. A clinician's guide to expectancy modification. Part Three: Hypnosis and hypnotherapy. Demystifying hypnosis. An expectancy model of hypnosis. Hypnotherapy: clinical applications of the expectancy model. Part Four: Causal mechanisms. How expectancy produces change. more

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