Cognitive Therapy Across the Lifespan

Cognitive Therapy Across the Lifespan : Evidence and Practice

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In this balanced and critical overview, an international team of experts examines systematically the evidence in support of the effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral approaches to treating clinical problems across the lifespan. They analyse the cognitive models of psychopathology on which these treatments are based, and identify the clinical and conceptual problems, giving specific recommendations for addressing them. The range of disorders covered includes depression, anxiety, panic disorder, schizophrenia, OCD, personality disorders, eating disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, conduct problems and more

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  • Online resource
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 7 tables
  • 1139087096
  • 9781139087094

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'... an excellent introduction to the field ... Perhaps the most important contribution of this volume, however, is found in the discerning, critical stance taken by the contributors. ... This book unflinchingly examines the strengths and weaknessess of cognitive approaches to psychotherapy and the empirical foundations on which they stand. ... This is a remarkable and valuable volume.' Aaron T. Beckshow more

Table of contents

1. Cognitive therapy across the lifespan: conceptual horizons Mark A. Reinecke and David A. Clark; 2. Cognitive theory and therapy of depression Ari Solomon and David A. F. Haaga; 3. Cognitive theory and therapy of bipolar disorders Jan Scott; 4. Regulation of emotion in generalized anxiety disorder Douglas S. Mennin, Cynthia L. Turk, Richard G. Heimberg and Cheryl N. Carmin; 5. Cognitive theory and therapy of obsessions and compulsions David A. Clark and Christine Purdon; 6. The cognitive model of panic Stefan G. Hofmann; 7. Cognitive-behavioral interventions in obsessional problems Paul M. Salkovskis and Karina Wahl; 8. Narcissistic personality disorder Cory F. Newman and Christine L. Ratto; 9. Cognitive therapy and the self David L. DuBois, Cristy Lopez and Gilbert R. Parra; 10. Promoting cognitive change in post-traumatic stress disorder Elizabeth A. Hambree and Edna B. Foa; 11. Cognitive theory and therapy of social phobia Judith K. Wilson and Ronald M. Rapee; 12. The cognitive model of bulimia nervosa David le Grange; 13. Cognitive therapy and schizophrenia Patrick W. Corrigan and Joseph D. Calabrese; 14. Cognitive-behavioral interventions for alcohol abuse and dependence Helen S. Raytek, Thomas J. Morgan and Nicola M. Chung; 15. Cognitive approaches to understanding, preventing and treating child and adolescent depression Susan H. Spence and Mark A. Reinecke; 16. Cognitive-behavioral interventions in childhood anxiety disorders John Piacentini, Lindsey Bergman and Julie Wargo Aikins; 17. Cognitive-behavioral interventions in attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder Arthur D. Anastopoulos, E. Paige Temple and Stephanie D. Shaffer; 18. Cognitive-behavioral interventions for children with conduct problems John E. Lochman, Thomas N. Magee and Dustin A. Pardini; 19. Process of change in cognitive therapy Sona Dimidjian and Keith S. Dobson; 20. Cognitive therapy in the 21st century: current status and future directions David A. Clark and Mark A. Reinecke; more

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