Cognitive Therapy of Schizophrenia

Cognitive Therapy of Schizophrenia

Description

Drawing on the authors' decades of influential work in the field, this highly practical volume presents an evidence-based cognitive therapy approach for clients with schizophrenia. Guidelines are provided for collaborative assessment and case formulation that enable the clinician to build a strong therapeutic relationship, establish reasonable goals, and tailor treatment to each client's needs. Described in thorough, step-by-step detail are effective techniques for working with delusional beliefs, voices, visions, thought disorders, and negative symptoms; integrating cognitive therapy with other forms of treatment; reducing relapse risks; and enhancing client motivation. Special features include reproducible client handouts and assessment tools.

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Details

Author(s)
David G. Kingdon, Douglas Turkington
Format
Paperback | 219 pages
Dimensions
178 x 254 x 15.75mm | 430g
Publication date
14 Apr 2008
Publisher
Guilford Publications
Publication City/Country
New York, United States
Language
English
Illustrations note
black & white illustrations, black & white tables, figures
ISBN10
1593858191
ISBN13
9781593858193
Bestsellers rank
226,427