Cognitive Behavioural Therapy with Schizophrenia: A Practice Manual

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Nelson Thornes, 1997 - Medical - 253 pages
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This innovative book is a treatment manual, describing the use of cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) with schizophrenia and providing details of how this can be put into practice, safely and effectively, in a variety of settings. The book is essentially practical and is clearly written for a range of mental health care professionals.
 

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A practical and straight forward approach for dealing with the symptoms of schizophrenia. Very helpful advice.

Contents

The formation and maintenance of delusional beliefs
19
WORKING WITH PEOPLE WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA
31
BEFORE STARTING TREATMENT
57
lessening the impact and distress caused
70
WORKING WITH HALLUCINATIONS
10
The promotion of insight about hallucinations
178
CBT with the nonpsychotic beliefs influencing the content
188
Disempowering the voices
194
Modifying the delusional beliefs about the nature of
210
LONGTERM STRATEGIES
219
Medication compliance
229
Putting the therapy into practice safely
238
Recommended further reading 244
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Nelson is a Consultant Psychologist, Surrey, UK.

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