Cognitive Therapy for Delusions, Voices and Paranoia by Paul ChadwickCognitive Therapy for Delusions, Voices and Paranoia by Paul Chadwick

Cognitive Therapy for Delusions, Voices and Paranoia

byPaul Chadwick, Max J. Birchwood, Peter Trower

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Internationally respected authors, actively working in this area, establish theoretical reasons for extending cognitive therapy to these symptoms. This includes a justification for looking at symptoms rather than syndromes, first-person accounts of delusions and hallucinations along with an analysis of why the cognitive approach is ideally suited to the study and treatment of these disabling disorders. Describes how to make a cognitive assessment of both hallucinations and delusions and which measures to use. Contains new research and methods of managing these severe psychoses.
A native of Rhode Island, Aaron Beck had an early interest in psychology. After graduating from Brown University, he embarked on a career in medicine at Yale University with the intention of specializing in psychiatry. Dissatisfied with classical psychoanalysis, he turned to modified psychoanalytic approaches and was particularly influ...
Title:Cognitive Therapy for Delusions, Voices and ParanoiaFormat:Other FormatDimensions:232 pages, 8.8 × 5.98 × 0.52 in

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0471961736

ISBN - 13:9780471961734


Table of Contents

A Cognitive View of Delusions and Voices.

The Practice of Therapy and the Problem of Engagement.

Delusions: Assessment and Formulation.

Challenging Delusions.

Voices: Engagement and Assessment.

Disputing and Testing Beliefs about Voices.

Cognitive Therapy for Paranoia.

Challenging Cases and Issues.

From a Symptom Model to a Person Model.




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