Cognitive Therapy for Personality Disorders
A Guide for Clinicians
By (author) Kate Davidson
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Cognitive Therapy for Personality Disorders by Kate Davidson
Book DescriptionIt is increasingly recognized that a significant number of individuals with personality disorders can benefit from therapy. In this new edition - based on the treatment of over a hundred patients with antisocial and borderline personality disorders - Kate Davidson demonstrates that clinicians using cognitive therapy can reduce a patient's tendency to deliberately self-harm and to harm others; it also improves their psychological well-being. Case studies and therapeutic techniques are described as well as current evidence from research trials for this group of patients. Cognitive Therapy for Personality Disorders provides a thorough description of how to apply cognitive behavioural therapy to patients who are traditionally regarded as being difficult to treat: those with borderline personality disorders and those with antisocial personality disorders. The book contains detailed descriptions and strategies of how to: * formulate a case within the cognitive model of personality disorders * overcome problems encountered when treating personality disordered patients * understand how therapy may develop over a course of treatment. This clinician's guide to cognitive behavioural therapy in the treatment of borderline and antisocial personality disorder will be essential reading for psychiatrists, clinical and counselling psychologists, therapists, mental health nurses, and students on associated training courses.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415415583
(234mm x 156mm x 11mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Kate Davidson
Cognitive Therapy for Personality Disorders, Hardback (September 2007)
It is recognized that a number of individuals with personality disorders can benefit from therapy. This book - based on the treatment of over a hundred patients with antisocial and borderline personality disorders - demonstrates that clinicians using cognitive therapy can reduce a patient's tendency to deliberately self-harm and to harm others.
Life after Self-harm, Paperback (March 2004)
Written for individuals who have deliberately harmed themselves.
Gender and Ageing, Paperback (November 2003)
Contains original chapters on gender and ageing, addressing emergent areas within gender and ageing, including gender identity and masculinity in later life. This work emphasizes the changing gender roles and relationships, gender identity and an examination of masculinities in midlife and later life. It is for those studying social gerontology.
Cognitive Therapy for Depression and Anxiety, Paperback (September 1995)» View all books by Kate Davidson
This guide is for professionals engaged in the treatment of anxious and depressed patients. Part one includes a brief account of the phenomenology, epidemiology and diagnosis of these emotional disorders. Part two illustrates the use of cognitive therapy techniques by detailed case studies.
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