Cognitive Therapy of Schizophrenia
David G. Kingdon and Douglas Turkington
Paperbacke-bookprint + e-book
February 11, 2008
ISBN 9781593858193Price: $35.00
Size: 7" x 10"
Copyright Date: 2005
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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.