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
This title offers a unique general introduction to methods and clinical experience of CBT for a wide range of medical conditions, specifically focusing on chronic illness. A concise, accessible clinical text which assumes basic knowledge of CBT using clinical examples and vignettes to illustrate assessment and therapy.
? Includes a range of typical and important medical conditions that require long-term management
? Fills a gap in this growing area of professional work and training
"…absolutely required reading…I highly recommend this timely book, without reservation…" (Jnl of Cognitive Psychotherapy, Winter 2002)
From the Back Cover
The treatment of physical health problems is increasingly supplemented by psychological therapy, particularly in connection with long term treatment and the management of chronic or intractable problems. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) is now recognised as the most effective approach for a wide range of mental and physical disorders, e.g. the treatment of anxiety/depressive disorders, management of pain and treatment of the psychological problems associated with cancer.
Although there are other books available on CBT for...