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Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Chronic Medical Problems: A Guide to Assessment and Treatment in Practice

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Chronic Medical Problems: A Guide to Assessment and Treatment in Practice

Craig A. White

ISBN: 978-0-471-49482-9 October 2001 324 Pages

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$95.95

Description

This title offers a unique general introduction to methods andclinical experience of CBT for a wide range of medical conditions,specifically focusing on chronic illness. A concise, accessibleclinical text which assumes basic knowledge of CBT using clinicalexamples and vignettes to illustrate assessment and therapy.

? Includes a range of typical and important medical conditions thatrequire long-term management

? Fills a gap in this growing area of professional work andtraining
List of Figures.

List of Tables.

About the Author.

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

PART I: GENERAL COMPONENTS OF CBT FOR CHRONIC MEDICALPROBLEMS.

Introduction.

Assessment.

Formulation.

Treatment Strategies.

PART II: THE APPLICATION OF CBT TO SPECIFIC CHRONIC MEDICALPROBLEMS.

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.
"…absolutely required reading…I highly recommend this timely book, without reservation…" (Jnl of Cognitive Psychotherapy, Winter 2002)