Science and Practice of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy by David M. ClarkScience and Practice of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy by David M. Clark

Science and Practice of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

EditorDavid M. Clark, Christopher G. Fairburn

Paperback | October 1, 1996

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In a relatively short period of time, cognitive behaviour therapy has become the leading psychotherapy in most Western countries. Much of the appeal and success of cognitive behaviour therapy is due to the close links between science and practice which characterise the cognitive behaviourtherapy movement and to the demonstrated effectiveness of the treatment approach. This book, which is divided into two parts, illustrates the links between science and practice in modern Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. Part One covers general issues and includes chapters on: The Evolution of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (Stanley Rachman); The Foundations of Cognitive BehaviourTherapy (Michael Gelder); Information Processing Biases in Emotional Disorders (Andrew Mathews); The Relationship Between Cognition and Emotion (John D Teasdale); Efficacy and Dissemination of Psychological Treatment (David H. Barlow and Stefan G Hofmann). Part Two focuses on specific disorders andincludes chapters on: Panic Disorder and Social Phobia (David M Clark); Generalized Anxiety Disorder (Adrian Wells and Gillian Butler); Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (Paul M Salkovskis and Joan Kirk); Eating Disorders (Christopher G Fairburn); Sexual Problems (John Bancroft); Depression (J Mark GWilliams); Attempted Suicide (Keith Hawton) Hypochondriasis (Paul M Salkovskis and Christopher Bass); Cardiovascular Disease (Derek W Johnston) Atypical Chest Pain (Richard Mayou); Chronic Fatigue (Michael Sharpe); Problem-Solving Treatment in Primary Care (Denis Gath and Laurence Mynors-Wallis).Each of the chapters in Part Two outlines the current cognitive behavioural conceptualization of the disorder, reviews relevant research and describes current cognitive behavioural treatment procedures. The book will be of interest to clinicians and researchers from a wide range of backgrounds, as well as students and trainees in clinical psychology, psychiatry and psychotherapy.

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David M. Clark is at University of Oxford. Christopher G. Fairburn is at University of Oxford.

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Title:Science and Practice of Cognitive Behaviour TherapyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:452 pages, 9.45 × 6.61 × 0.94 inPublished:October 1, 1996Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0192627252

ISBN - 13:9780192627254

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Table of Contents

Part OneThe evolution of cognitive behaviour therapyThe Scientific foundations of cognitive behaviour therapyInformation processing biases in emotional disordersThe relationship between cognition and emotion: the mind-in-place in mood disordersEfficacy and dissemination of psychological treatmentsPart TwoPanic disorder and social phobiaGeneralised anxiety disorderObsessive-compulsive disorderEating disordersSex therapyDepressionAttempted suicideHypochondriasisAtypical chest painChronic fatigueProblem-solving treatments in primary care

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`This is a broad textbook written by the leading British cognitive-behaviour therapists, which covers the present state of both the theory and practice of CBT. This book is highly recommended reading for all practicing cognitive-behavioural therapists.'Lars-Gunnar Lundh,