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Cognitive Therapy for Bipolar Disorder: A Therapist's Guide to Concepts, Methods and Practice

ISBN: 978-0-471-97945-6
324 pages
August 1999
Cognitive Therapy for Bipolar Disorder: A Therapist
Bipolar disorder or manic depression is a serious mental disorder attracting increasing interest and could represent the next major area for the wider application of cognitive behavioral therapy. The authors have treated manic depressive patients on a routine clinical basis and have included in this book a detailed description of the techniques and issues in working with this client group.
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Introduction to Bipolar Disorder.

Review of Current Treatment.

Psycho-Social Models in Bipolar Disorder.

A Model of Cognitive Behavioural Intervention for Bipolar Disorder.

Pre-Therapy Assessment.

Introducing the Model to the Patient.

Goal Setting.

Cognitive Techniques.

Behavioural Techniques.

Self-Management and Coping with Prodromes.

Long-Term Issues;
Manic Depression and the Self.

Family and Social Aspects.

Interpersonal Issues in Therapy and Issues Related to Services.



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"A readable and informative text..." (British Journal of Psychiatry, June 2000)

"..I found this book to be highly resonant...and easy to dip into in search of specific information..I strongly recommend it to clinical psychologists and other mental health professionals and their trainees (Behaviour Research & Therapy, No.40, 2002)
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