Overcoming Anger and Irritability, 2nd Edition

A self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques

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Author: William Davies

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1472120469

Category: Self-Help

Page: 400

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Constant irritability or flashes of bad temper can cause difficulties in relationships with friends, family or colleagues and leave us feeling unhappy and exhausted. This fully updated and revised edition of William Davies' bestselling title is for anyone struggling to control their rage and regretting inappropriate reactions. It explains clearly what provokes anger and what we can do to prevent it. Techniques based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) offer a positive approach with long-term goals in mind and show how you can stay cool and successfully handle situations that would tax even the most easy-going person. Overcoming self-help guides use clinically-proven techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. READING WELL This book is recommended by the national Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme for England delivered by The Reading Agency and the Society of Chief Librarians with funding from Arts Council England and Wellcome. www.reading-well.org.uk

Overcoming Depersonalisation and Feelings of Unreality

A self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques

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Author: Anthony David,Emma Lawrence,Dawn Baker,Elaine Hunter

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1472140621

Category: Psychology

Page: 320

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'The first of its kind, this self-help book will offer guidance, help and solace to the many sufferers of depersonalization disorder.' Daphne Simeon, Depersonalisation and Dissociation Program, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York Depersonalization disorder can make you feel detached from life and many people describe feeling 'emotionally numb', unreal or even as if their body doesn't belong to them. It can be a symptom of another problem such as anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and, particularly, of panic disorder, or of an illness like epilepsy or migraine. It can also occur in its own right and/or as a side effect of certain drugs. This self-help book, written by leading experts, will help you to understand what causes depersonalization disorder and what can keep it going, and will introduce you to effective strategies to overcome it: Based on clinically proven cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) techniques Clear and accessible step-by-step exercises and tools, including diary-keeping and problem-solving Overcoming self-help guides use clinically proven techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. Many guides in the Overcoming series are recommended under the Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme. Series Editor: Professor Peter Cooper

Overcoming Anorexia Nervosa 2nd Edition

A self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques

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Author: Patricia Graham,Christopher Freeman

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 147214130X

Category: Self-Help

Page: 320

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Break free from the vicious cycle of anorexia nervosa Anorexia nervosa affects both men and women, of all age groups and social classes, internationally. For both the sufferer and the friends and family who care for them, the impact of the illness can be devastating. However, it can be treated effectively using cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). This self-help book provides support to battle this notorious and widespread eating disorder and has been used effectively with many patients in clinical settings. Using CBT techniques, you will learn to: Understand the many forms and causes of anorexia nervosa Challenge negative thinking and behaviour Improve your body image Develop coping strategies for the future These clinically proven tools form a complete recovery programme, with practical exercises and worksheets. Overcoming self-help guides use clinically proven techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. Many guides in the Overcoming series are recommended under the Reading Well scheme. Series Editor: Professor Peter Cooper

Overcoming Chronic Fatigue 2nd Edition

A self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques

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Author: Mary Burgess

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1472138848

Category: Self-Help

Page: 352

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'Cognitive behaviour therapy appears to be an effective and acceptable treatment for adult out-patients with CFS. Its sufferers deserve . . . to be more aware of the potential of this therapy to bring lasting functional benefit.' Cochrane Review This valuable self-help guide offers ways of improving long-lasting fatigue associated with a range of long-term conditions including chronic fatigue syndrome. Using recognised techniques, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) helps to change coping strategies. The approach described helps people break the vicious circle of fatigue and for many results in a reduction in symptoms and disability. This fully updated new edition provides: Guidance on how to improve sleep Practical strategies for balancing activity and rest Tips on setting and working towards targets that would improve your life Step-by-step advice on dealing with blocks to recovery Tools for coping with worry and stress Ways to challenge unhelpful thoughts Suggestions for how partners, relatives and friends can help Overcoming self-help guides use clinically proven techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. READING WELL This book is recommended by the National Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme for England delivered by The Reading Agency and the Society of Chief Librarians with funding from Arts Council England and Wellcome. www.reading-well.org.uk Series Editor: Professor Peter Cooper

Overcoming Gambling Addiction, 2nd Edition

A self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques

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Author: Alex Blaszczynski

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1472138694

Category: Self-Help

Page: 320

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Take control of your habit and your life! Struggling with a gambling habit? If you feel that a 'flutter' has evolved into something out of your control, this indispensable book is for you. This self-help manual uses cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) techniques, aspects of which were pioneered by clinical psychologist Professor Alex Blaszczynski, and now used all over the world, to help with gambling addiction. It will help you to understand how your own gambling problem has developed and what is keeping it going; also, crucially, how to develop the motivation to stop and control any future urges to gamble again. This fully revised and updated new edition takes into account the growth of sport betting and the increased ease of online gambling, as well improvements in clinical interventions. Specifically, you will learn: · Who is put at risk by gambling, with support given to friends and families · Step-by-step recovery techniques OVERCOMING self-help guides use clinically proven techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. Many guides in the Overcoming series are recommended under the Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme. Series Editor: Professor Peter Cooper

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in Mental Health Care

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Author: Alec Grant,Jem Mills,Ronan Mulhern,Nigel Short

Publisher: SAGE Publications Limited

ISBN: 9780761941415

Category: Psychology

Page: 280

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`As a lifelong disseminator of CBT I can not remember such a transformational book. I read it like a novel, cover to cover in 24 hours' - Amanda Cole, Consultant Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist `This book is unique in presenting cognitive behaviour therapy in an accessible, contextualised way for mental health practitioners working in the NHS today. The authors have a great deal of experience of practising and teaching CBT and this richness is revealed in the many case examples throughout the text’ - Stirling Moorey, Head of Psychotherapy South London and Maudsley Trust `This is a wonderful text - fresh, contemporary and practical, as well as subtly subversive! It manages to convey the essence of cognitive therapy in a clear, easy-to-read manner, while drawing the reader to re-consider some of the more questionable assumptions of mainstream approaches’ - James Bennett-Levy, Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre `At last, a text book about cognitive approaches to mental health that can be understood without the use of a dictionary or a scientific calculator. This book manages to bring to life both the theory of technique and the reality of practice. It is a "must have" book for anyone working in mental health’- Ron Coleman, Author, Trainer and Consultant, Fife, Scotland Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) is becoming increasingly central to evidence-based mental health care and to the professional development of many mental health workers. Written to meet the needs of those acquiring knowledge and skills in this area, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy in Mental Health Care outlines the core principles involved in: } building the therapeutic alliance } case formulation } and assessment and } interventions The authors emphasize the collaborative nature of CBT and its effectiveness in helping clients achieve both short-term goals, as well as more adaptive ways of thinking about themselves, others and the world over the longer term. Chapters cover the use of CBT in different settings and address a range of problems from personality disorders, depression and anxiety to the psychological problems associated with physical illness. With case examples woven throughout, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in Mental Health Care is an ideal text for use in training and a useful source of reference for qualified practitioners working in a variety of mental health settings.

The Eclectic Magazine

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Author: John Holmes Agnew,Walter Hilliard Bidwell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Periodicals

Page: N.A

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