Mike Thomas, Mandy Drake's Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Case Studies PDF

By Mike Thomas, Mandy Drake

ISBN-10: 0857020765

ISBN-13: 9780857020765

Cognitive Behaviour remedy Case reports uniquely combines Cbt with the dept of health and wellbeing stepped care version to supply the 1st complete case study-approach textbook. A step by step consultant to utilizing Cbt, the booklet is dependent round case examples of consumers who current with the main more often than not encountered stipulations; from gentle melancholy and Gad to extra advanced, enduring indicators and prognosis like Ocd, character ailment and social phobia. The particular sensible layout is perfect in displaying the way to placed the rules of Cbt and stepped care into impact. in addition to echoing postgraduate point education, Mike Thomas and Mandy Drake supply an perception into the reports the trainee will come across in real-world perform.

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They see their father each weekend. Lynda has felt increasingly ‘down’ and helpless and has decided to visit her GP to seek help. She describes low moods, often resulting in tears, tiredness, lack of motivation and a waning interest in food. Her daughters have become aware of the changes in their mother and Lynda feels guilty that she is ‘failing as a mother’. She frequently loses her temper when her daughters squabble about what she considers to be insignificant issues. She is alone much of the day and finds it difficult to motivate herself to look for employment.

Depression may also occur as a single episode or be recurrent (with at least two months of remission between episodes) and may therefore develop into a chronic, severe or enduring condition. Predisposing and precipitating factors There is no one clear cause for depression; rather it occurs as a result of the interaction of predisposing and precipitating factors. The complex and varied presentation of depression means these factors need to be considered carefully during the assessment of the client.

2. People and events around you ‘Since my retirement I have felt isolated and lonely and my relationship with my husband has become strained. I have become increasingly anxious about my health, often noticing physical sensations that scare me’ Altered thinking ‘I frequently think that I am going to pass out, collapse or have a heart attack and I see an image of myself lying on the floor, unconscious’ Altered physical symptoms Altered feelings ‘My heart pounds, my chest feels tight and I find it difficult to breathe.

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