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Cognitive Therapy of Anxiety Disorders: A Practice Manual and Conceptual Guide

Cognitive Therapy of Anxiety Disorders: A Practice Manual and Conceptual Guide

Adrian Wells

ISBN: 978-0-471-96474-2

Aug 1997

328 pages

In Stock

$228.95

Description

Cognitive therapies are based on the idea that behavior and emotions result largely from an individual's appraisal of a situation, and are therefore influenced by that individual's beliefs, assumptions and images. This book is a comprehensive guide to cognitive therapy of anxiety disorders.
Cognitive Theory and Models of Anxiety: An Introduction.

Assessment: An Overview.

Cognitive Therapy: Basic Characteristics.

Cognitive Therapy: Basic Techniques.

Panic Disorder.

Hypochondriasis: Health Anxiety.

Social Phobia.

Generalised Anxiety Disorder.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.

Future Developments in Cognitive Therapy.

Rating Scales.

Appendix.

References.

Index.
  • The most detailed book yet written on cognitive therapy of anxiety, with a 'pure' cognitive therapy approach which sets it apart from more eclectic or hybrid cognitive-behavioural approaches
  • The author has specialised training in cognitive therapy (Philadelphia Center) and substantial treatment and outcome experience in this field
  • Many of the strategies are new and at the cutting edge of treatment development; case examples assist in the application of the techniques