Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Chronic Medical Problems: A Guide to Assessment and Treatment in Practice

Author: Craig A. White


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  • ISBN: 9780471494829
  • Author: Craig A. White
  • Publ Date: 2001-01-05
  • Edition:
  • Pages: 320
  • Imprint: WILEY *#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 5926

Table of Contents :

List of Figures. List of Tables. About the Author. Preface. Acknowledgements. PART I: GENERAL COMPONENTS OF CBT FOR CHRONIC MEDICAL PROBLEMS. Introduction. Assessment. Formulation. Treatment Strategies. PART II: THE APPLICATION OF CBT TO SPECIFIC CHRONIC MEDICAL PROBLEMS. Cancer. Chronic Pain. Diabetes. Dermatology. Surgical Problems. Cardiac Problems. PART III: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE AND SERVICE DELIVERY. Professional Issues. Service Provision. PART IV: APPENDICES. Appendix 1: Illness Perception Questionnaire. Appendix 2: Cancer Behavior Inventory (Version 2.0). Appendix 3: Pain Stages of Change Questionnaire. References. Index.


This title offers a unique general introduction to methods and clinical experience of CBT for a wide range of medical conditions, specifically focusing on chronic illness. A concise, accessible clinical text which assumes basic knowledge of CBT using clinical examples and vignettes to illustrate assessment and therapy. Includes a range of typical and important medical conditions that require long-term management Fills a gap in this growing area of professional work and training


"..I found this book to be interesting, informative and well-written..." (Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapy, January 2001) "...absolutely required reading...I highly recommend this timely book, without reservation..." (Jnl of Cognitive Psychotherapy, Winter 2002)

Author Biography:

Craig A. White Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Glasgow, Scotland


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