CBT for Adults

CBT for Adults

A Practical Guide for Clinicians

eBook - 2015
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This is a comprehensive guide to the use of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) throughout adult psychiatry. Case histories illustrate both the application of the techniques and the theory underpinning them. No school of CBT dominates in the book, but a range of CBT therapies are discussed, with particular focus on the evidence base for the interventions. This is a practical book that will guide and inform your treatment of patients. It will be an indispensable resource for psychiatrists, CBT therapists and trainees, as well as a wide range of medical specialists. - Covers all relevant adult mental health problems, from the most common to the unusual - Incorporates all schools of CBT, including behavioral, cognitive, schema-focused and third generation therapies - Numerous thought-provoking case examples showing the practical application of various therapies and demonstrating a rounded approach to patient treatment - Jargon-free, with a glossary of the most important terms - Key learning points at the end of each chapter About the author Lynne M. Drummond has been a consultant psychiatrist and senior lecturer with South West London and St George's NHS Mental Health Trust since 1985 as lead clinician for nationally and regionally commissioned services for severe, enduring, obsessive-compulsive and body dysmorphic disorders (OCD/BDD) and other intractable neurotic conditions. Specializing in CBT, she has published widely in the fields of CBT, OCD, anxiety disorders, communication skills, learning and acquisition of skills. Dr Drummond has a long-standing involvement in medical education and has been a clinical tutor and course leader for 20 years, particularly in CBT. This is a comprehensive guide to the use of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) throughout adult psychiatry. Case histories illustrate both the application of the techniques and the theory underpinning them. No school of CBT dominates in the book, but a range of CBT therapies are discussed, with particular focus on the evidence base for the interventions. This is a practical book that will guide and inform your treatment of patients. It will be an indispensable resource for psychiatrists, CBT therapists and trainees, as well as a wide range of medical specialists. - Covers all relevant adult mental health problems, from the most common to the unusual - Incorporates all schools of CBT, including behavioural, cognitive, schema-focused and third generation therapies - Numerous thought-provoking case examples showing the practical application of various therapies and demonstrating a rounded approach to patient treatment - Jargon-free, with a glossary of the most important terms - Key learning points at the end of each chapter About the author Lynne M. Drummond has been a consultant psychiatrist and senior lecturer with South West London and St George's NHS Mental Health Trust since 1985 as lead clinician for nationally and regionally commissioned services for severe, enduring, obsessive-compulsive and body dysmorphic disorders (OCD/BDD) and other intractable neurotic conditions. Specializing in CBT, she has published widely in the fields of CBT, OCD, anxiety disorders, communication skills, learning and acquisition of skills. Dr Drummond has a long-standing involvement in medical education and has been a clinical tutor and course leader for 20 years, particularly in CBT.
Publisher: Made available through hoopla, 2015.
[United States] : Royal College of Psychiatrists, 2015.
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