Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy for Depression: A New Approach to Preventing Relapse

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Guilford Press, 2002 - Psychology - 351 pages
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This book presents an innovative eight-session program that has been clinically proven to bolster recovery from depression and prevent relapse. Developed by leading scientist-practitioners, and solidly grounded in current psychological research, the approach integrates cognitive therapy principles and practice into a mindfulness framework. Clinicians from any background will find vital tools to help clients maintain gains made by prior treatment and to expand the envelope of care to remission and beyond. Illustrative transcripts and a wealth of reproducible materials, including session summaries and participant forms, enhance the clinical utility of the volume. More than 35 reproducibles are also provided in a large-size format on Guilford's website for bookbuyers to download.

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Dieses Buch ist ein grundlegendes Werk, welches eine völlig neue Therapie etablieren wird. In späteren Jahren wird der hier ausführlich und auch für Laien verständlich beschriebene Ansatz zum Standard-Repertoir eines jeden Psychotherapeuten gehören, mit seiner Arbeit Patienten erfolgreich helfen zu können.
Bei Sigmund Freud war es die Traumdeutung, die ihn und seine Sichtweise schlagartig weltberühmt machte. In bezug auf die kognitive Therapie der Achtsamkeit wird es dieses Werk sein.
Rogerdo im Juli 2009
 

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Zindel V. Segal, PhD, is Head of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy at the Center for Addiction and Mental Health and Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, where he is also Head of the Psychotherapy Program. Dr. Segal is a founding fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. His publications include [i]Cognitive Vulnerability to Depression[/i], coauthored with Rick E. Ingram and Jeanne Miranda.

J. Mark G. Williams, DPhil, is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Wales, Bangor, where he has also served since 1997 as Director of the University's Institute of Medical and Social Care Research. Widely published, he is a founding fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy.

John D. Teasdale, PhD, holds a Special Scientific Appointment at the Medical Research Council's Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit in Cambridge, England. He is a fellow of the British Academy, a fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences, a founding fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, and a recipient of the American Psychological Association's Distinguished Scientist Award (Division 12).

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