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How do clinicians select appropriate treatment strategies to match their clients' needs? Formulation and Treatment in Clinical Health Psychology brings together leading experts in the fields of clinical health psychology and behavioural medicine with the aim of illustrating the formulation and treatment design procedures which they employ in their specialist areas. Each chapter covers the key biopsychosocial parameters, assessment modalities, empirically based treatment strategies and formulation procedures for specific problems. Areas covered include: * cognitive-behavioural case formulation in the treatment of alcohol problems * psychological treatment of hypertension * cognitive therapy for irritable bowel syndrome * miscarriage: conceptualisation and treatment of the psychological sequelae. Case studies are employed throughout to demonstrate a link between case formulation, treatment planning and outcome. The practical guidance provided in this volume will prove invaluable for all practising clinicians working in the context of health-related problems.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781583912850
ISBN-10: 1583912851
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 17mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 6-Jul-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Ana V. Nikcevic

Ana V. Nikcevic is Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Kingston University, a chartered health psychologist and a cognitive behaviour therapist. Andrzej R. Kuczmierczyk is Senior Lecturer in Clinical & Health Psychology and Director of Health Psychology Postgraduate Training at City University, London. He is currently also a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and cognitive behaviour therapist with the Hertfordshire Partnership (NHS) Trust. Michael Bruch is Senior Lecturer in Psychology and consultant cognitive behaviour therapist at University College London.