Cognitive Psychotherapy: Theory and Practice by Carlo PerrisCognitive Psychotherapy: Theory and Practice by Carlo Perris

Cognitive Psychotherapy: Theory and Practice

byCarlo PerrisEditorIvy M. Blackburn, Hjördis Perris

Paperback | December 13, 2011

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Developed in the early 1960s by Aaron Beck and Albert Ellis in the USA, mostly for the short-term treatment of patients suffering from emotional disorders, cognitive psychotherapy has rapidly expanded both in its scope and geographically. In fact, when attending recent European conferences relating to psychotherapy, for example, those organized by the European Association of Behaviour Therapy and the European Branch of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, the 13th International Congress of Psychotherapy, and the two international conferences on cognitive psychotherapy which took place in Lisbon in 1980 and in Umea in 1986, one could not but become aware of the active interest in cognitive theory and practice on the European continent. It is stimulating to find that cognitive approaches to the understanding of human emotion and behaviour, which find their origin in the writings of the ancients as well as in eighteenth-century philosophers, principally Kant, are no longer a strictly transatlantic movement. As the chapters of this handbook demonstrate, researchers and clinicians from many different European countries have been devel­ oping the theoretical aspects of the cognitive theory of the emotional disorders and applying it in their practice. These chapters can of course represent but a sample of all the work being carried out, but we hope that they will be both informative and stimulating to researchers and therapists on both sides of the Atlantic.
Title:Cognitive Psychotherapy: Theory and PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:422 pages, 24.4 × 17 × 0.07 inPublished:December 13, 2011Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

The Foundations of Cognitive Psychotherapy and Its Standing in Relation to Other Psychotherapies.- Cognitive Therapy and the Analysis of Meaning Structures.- Attachment and Cognition: A Guideline for the Reconstruction of Early Pathogenic Experiences in Cognitive Psychotherapy.- A Psychophysiological Information-Processing Model of Cognitive Dysfunction and Cognitive Treatment in Depression (With 2 Figures).- Cognitive Measures of Depression.- The Role of Cognitive Vulnerability Factors in the Development of Depression: Theoretical and Methodological Considerations (With 1 Table).- Training Therapists in Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy (With 1 Figure and 1 Table).- An Appraisal of Comparative Trials of Cognitive Therapy for Depression (With 4 Tables).- Cognitive Therapy of Phobias (With 2 Figures).- Group Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy of Depression: Two Parallel Treatment Manuals for a Controlled Study (With 5 Tables).- Cognitive Therapy of Personality Disorders: General Treatment Considerations (With 2 Figures).- Cognitive Therapy for Panic Disorder and Generalized Anxiety Disorder.- Self-Talk, Dramatic Expression, and Constructivism (With 2 Figures and 1 Table).- Cognitive Therapy for Bulimia.- Intensive Cognitive-Behavioural Psychotherapy with Patients Suffering from Schizophrenic Psychotic or Post-Psychotic Syndromes: Theoretical and Practical Aspects (With 3 Figures and 2 Tables).- Cognitive Therapy of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (With 2 Figures and 6 Tables).- Cognitive Therapy with Depressed Adolescents (With 1 Figure and 2 Tables).- Author Index.