Metacognitive Therapy for Anxiety and Depression by Adrian WellsMetacognitive Therapy for Anxiety and Depression by Adrian Wells

Metacognitive Therapy for Anxiety and Depression

byAdrian WellsEditorAdrian Wells

Paperback | March 14, 2011

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This groundbreaking book explains the "whats" and "how-tos" of metacognitive therapy (MCT), a cutting-edge form of cognitive-behavioral therapy with a growing empirical evidence base. MCT developer Adrian Wells shows that much psychological distress results from how a person responds to negative thoughts and beliefs-for example, by ruminating or worrying-rather than the content of those thoughts. He presents innovative, practical techniques and specific protocols for addressing metacognitive processes to effectively treat generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, and major depression. Special features include reproducible treatment plans and assessment and case formulation tools, plus a wealth of illustrative case material.
Adrian Wells, PhD, is Professor of Clinical and Experimental Psychopathology at the University of Manchester, United Kingdom, and Professor II in Clinical Psychology at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway. He is internationally known for his contributions to understanding psychopathological mechanisms ...
Title:Metacognitive Therapy for Anxiety and DepressionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:316 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:March 14, 2011Publisher:Guilford PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1609184963

ISBN - 13:9781609184964

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Table of Contents

1. Theory and Nature of Metacognitive Therapy2. Assessment3. Foundation Metacognitive Therapy Skills4. Attention Training Techniques5. Detached Mindfulness Techniques6. Generalized Anxiety Disorder7. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder8. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder9. Major Depressive Disorder10. The Evidence for Metacognitive Theory and Therapy11. Concluding ThoughtsAppendices1. Metacognitions Questionnaire 30 (MCQ-30)2. Meta-Worry Questionnaire (MWQ)3. Thought Fusion Instrument (TFI)4. Attention Training Technique Summary Sheet5. Self-Attention Rating Scale6. CAS-17. Generalized Anxiety Disorder Scale—Revised (GADS-R)8. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Scale (PTSD-S)9. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Scale (OCD-S) 10. Major Depressive Disorder Scale (MDD-S)11. GAD Case Formulation Interview12. PTSD Case Formulation Interview13. OCD Case Formulation Interview14. Depression Case Formulation Interview15. GAD Treatment Plan16. PTSD Treatment Plan17. OCD Treatment Plan18. Depression Treatment Plan19. New Plan Summary Sheet