Cognitive Remediation to Improve Functional Outcomes by Alice Medalia

Cognitive Remediation to Improve Functional Outcomes

EditorAlice Medalia, Christopher R. Bowie

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Clinical research on the effectiveness of cognitive remediation (CR) indicates that while most approaches will improve cognitive functioning for persons with severe mental illnesses, only certain methods also improve functioning in areas such as independent living, work, and schoolperformance. Cognitive Remediation to Improve Functional Outcomes provides mental health practitioners with the background knowledge, hands-on methods, and tools they need to provide CR to patients in a way that maximizes the transfer of cognitive gains to everyday functioning. An outstanding group ofinternational experts have contributed chapters that provide information on assessment, treatment planning, groups, cultural sensitivity, and specific CR techniques to promote functional change. Clinicians will come to understand the variety of treatment methods and how they can be applied to thediverse range of individuals who stand to benefit from cognitive remediation. This is the first practitioner-oriented resource on CR to provide information on how to tailor the treatment to meet the functional needs of patients. For clinicians working in outpatient or inpatient psychiatric settings,this volume will be critically important in daily work with clients.

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Alice Medalia, PhD, is Professor of Medical Psychology and Director of Psychiatric Rehabilitation at Columbia University Medical Center, and Clinical Director of Cognitive Health Services at New York State Office of Mental Health. She is an international leader in the field of psychiatric rehabilitation and is best known for her work t...
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Title:Cognitive Remediation to Improve Functional OutcomesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.68 inPublished:March 2, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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AcknowledgmentsAbout the EditorsContributorsIntroduction1. Matthew M. Kurtz: Cognitive Remediation for Psychological Disorders: An Overview2. Philip D. Harvey and Richard S.E. Keefe: Assessment as it Relates to Functional Goals3. Alice Saperstein and Alice Medalia: Treatment Planning4. Christopher R. Bowie and Alice Medalia: Bridging Groups5. Til Wykes, Adam Crowther, and Clare Reeder: A Metacognitive Approach to Cognitive Remediation: Why We Need to Attend to It to Produce Functional Outcomes6. Frances Dark: Implementation and Dissemination of Evidence-Based Mental Health Practices7. Christopher R. Bowie and Maya Gupta: Addressing Cognitive Distortions, Dysfuctional Attitudes, and Low Engagement in Cognitive Remediation8. Tiffany Herlands and Alice Medalia: How to Assess and Choose Computerized Cognitive Exercises9. Elizabeth W. Twamley: Compensatory Approaches to Improving Functioning10. William P. Horan, David L. Roberts, and Katherine Holshausen: Integrating Social Cognitive TrainingIndex