Cognitive Therapy of Substance Abuse

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Guilford Press, 16.01.2001 - 354 Seiten
Cognitive therapy offers a well-documented and cost-effective psychosocial treatment model for working with substance abuse disorders. Comprehensive and accessible, this volume clearly details the cognitive model of substance abuse, the specifics of case formulation, management of the therapeutic relationship, and the structure of the therapy sessions. It discusses how to educate patients in the treatment model and procedures and manage their cravings and urges for drugs and alcohol. Specific cognitive and behavioral strategies and techniques are described in detail, as is the management of acute crises and chronic problems in patients' lives. Methods for understanding and working with such patients who present concomitant problems of depression, anxiety, low frustration tolerance, anger, and personality disorders are spelled out in detail. Also addressed are such significant issues as the prevention and management of relapse.
 

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Overview of Substance Abuse
1
Cognitive Model of Addiction
22
Theory and Therapy of Addiction
42
The Therapeutic Relationship and Its Problems
54
Formulation of the Case
80
Structure of the Therapy Session
97
Educating Patients in the Cognitive Model
112
Setting Goals
121
Managing General Life Problems
187
Crisis Intervention
211
Therapy of Depression in Addicted Individuals
226
Anger and Anxiety
242
Concomitant Personality Disorders
268
Relapse Prevention in the Cognitive Therapy of Substance Abuse
292
Appendixes
311
References
331

Techniques of Cognitive Therapy
135
Dealing with CravingUrges
157
Focus as per toc exactly everthing font alsoon Beliefs
169

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Aaron T. Beck, MD, is University Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, and the founder of cognitive therapy. He has published more than 20 books and over 540 articles in professional and scientific journals. Dr. Beck is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Albert Lasker Clinical Medical Research Award, the American Psychological Association Lifetime Achievement Award, the American Psychiatric Association Distinguished Service Award, the Robert J. and Claire Pasarow Foundation Award for Research in Neuropsychiatry, and the Institute of Medicine's Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health and Gustav O. Lienhard Award. He is President of the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Honorary President of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy.

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