Cognitive Therapy of Anxiety Disorders
Science and Practice
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|Format:||Paperback, 628 pages|
|Other Information: ||illustrations|
|Published In: ||United States, 16 September 2011|
- Winner of the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award - Mental Health Nursing! Aaron T. Beck - Winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Nursing Centers Consortium! Updating and reformulating Aaron T. Beck's pioneering cognitive model of anxiety disorders, this book is both authoritative and highly practical. The authors synthesize the latest thinking and empirical data on anxiety treatment and offer step-by-step instruction in cognitive assessment, case formulation, cognitive restructuring, and behavioral intervention. They provide evidence-based mini-manuals for treating the five most common Anxiety Disorders: Panic Disorder, Social Phobia, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. User-friendly features include vivid case examples, concise "Clinician Guidelines" that reinforce key points, and over three dozen reproducible handouts and forms.
Table of Contents
Part I: Cognitive Theory and Research on Anxiety. Anxiety: A Common but Multifaceted Condition. The Cognitive Model of Anxiety. Empirical Status of the Cognitive Model of Anxiety. Vulnerability to Anxiety. Part II: Cognitive Therapy of Anxiety: Assessment and Intervention Strategies. Cognitive Assessment and Case Formulation. Cognitive Interventions for Anxiety. Behavioral Interventions: A Cognitive Perspective. Part III: Cognitive Theory and Treatment of Specific Anxiety Disorders. Cognitive Therapy of Panic Disorder. Cognitive Therapy of Social Phobia. Cognitive Therapy of Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Cognitive Therapy of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Cognitive Therapy of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.
About the Author
David A. Clark, PhD, Department of Psychology, University of New Brunswick, Canada; and Aaron T. Beck, MD, Department of Psychiatry (Emeritus), University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA
"Exceptional. In this comprehensive and integrative work, Clark and Beck offer their latest insights in treating anxiety disorders and provide specific conceptual frameworks...Included are a wealth of practical assessment and monitoring tools that can be used effectively with clients. The book will also be valuable as a course text in clinical psychology training programs." - Adrian Wells, Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Manchester and Director, Metacognitive Therapy Institute, UK "Clark and Beck have produced a landmark work. Scholarly and clinically rich, the book presents the contemporary status of the cognitive model of anxiety disorders with great clarity. It provides a comprehensive yet easy-to-read summary of the empirical literature and describes concrete clinical techniques for addressing some of the most common psychiatric problems. Essential reading for current and future mental health professionals." - Stefan G. Hofmann, Department of Psychology, Boston University, USA
|Publisher: ||Guilford Publications|
|Dimensions: ||25.0 x 17.0 centimeters (1.13 kg)|