Download Cognitive Approaches to Obsessions and Compulsions: Theory, by R.O. Frost, G. Steketee PDF

By R.O. Frost, G. Steketee

Obsessive compulsive disease (OCD) has puzzled clinicians and researchers for a few years. regardless of fresh advances in our figuring out of and talent to regard this debilitating challenge, many of us with OCD don't profit or gain merely marginally from current remedies. more recent techniques and a greater figuring out of the pathogenesis of OCD are wanted. One such procedure that has proven massive promise lately is cognitive remedy. fresh stories have stumbled on cognitive treatment to be an efficient therapy for OCD, and learn on cognitive thought for OCD is speedily increasing. This quantity assembles the vast majority of the most important investigators chargeable for the improvement of cognitive remedy (and conception) for OCD, in addition to different significant researchers within the box to put in writing approximately cognitive phenomenology, evaluate, remedy, and concept relating to OCD. each one bankruptcy of the publication is written by way of a professional within the sector. the 1st component to the booklet describes the domain names of cognition in OCD and the following part outlines size techniques the place the efforts of a world operating staff of students to increase measures of OCD cognition are defined. experiences of OCD cognitions in OCD spectrum problems and in particular populations (for instance, the aged and kids) are reviewed in following sections. eventually, the function of those cognitions and cognitive approaches in remedy is defined.

Show description

Read or Download Cognitive Approaches to Obsessions and Compulsions: Theory, Assessment, and Treatment PDF

Best applied mathematicsematics books

Titanate and Titania Nanotubes: Synthesis, Properties and Applications (RSC Nanoscience and Nanotechnology)

This intriguing new ebook is a distinct compilation of information from quite a lot of chemical and spectroscopic instrumentation and the combination of nanostructure characterisation drawn from actual, chemical, electrochemical, spectroscopic and electron microscopic measurements. It fills a spot within the present nanomaterials literature via documenting the newest examine from clinical journals and patent literature to supply a concise but balanced and built-in remedy of an engaging subject: titanium oxide nanostructures in the rising trendy sector of nanomaterials.

Anxiety Disorders: A Practitioner's Guide to Comparative Treatments (Springer Series on Comparative Treatments for Psychological Disorders)

Nervousness issues are high priced, universal, and debilitating. they typically current demanding difficulties within the caseloads of practising clinicians this present day. This quantity compares and contrasts numerous types of, and therapy ways to, anxiousness issues. each one contributor, a grasp clinician, analyzes an identical case and provides a radical description of the version.

Enforcing Fire Safety in the Catering Industry

On New Year's Eve 2001, fourteen young ones have been killed and greater than 2 hundred bought injured via a hearth in a bar within the municipality of Volendam within the Netherlands. After this tragic occasion, the Dutch govt intensified the executive legislation enforcement of the fireplace defense rules, specially within the catering undefined.

All About Apples - A tasting menu from Scott Carsberg of Lampreia

100 pages 291 pictures "capture the reality of the way Lampreias foodstuff is absolutely made. "

Extra resources for Cognitive Approaches to Obsessions and Compulsions: Theory, Assessment, and Treatment

Sample text

Gagnon, F , & Thibodeau, N. (1993). Beliefs about obsessional thoughts. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 15, 1-21. Freeston, M. , & Bujold, A. (1997). Cognitive-behavioral treatment of obsessive thoughts: a controlled study. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 65, 405-413. Freeston, M. , & Ladouceur, R. (1996). Correcting faulty appraisals of obsessive thoughts. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 34, 443-446. Jakes, I. (1996). Theoretical approaches to obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Steketee (Chairs), Cognition and metacognition in subtypes of OCD. Symposium conducted at the Annual Convention of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Toronto. , & van den Hout, M. (1995). "If I feel anxious, there must be danger': Exconsequentia reasoning in inferring danger in anxiety disorders. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 33, 917-925. Beck, A. T. (1976). Cognitive therapy and the emotional disorders. New York: International Universities Press. Beck, A. T, & Emery, G. (1985).

Rachman and others have found considerable evidence that even non-clinical individuals report frequent and disturbing unwanted intrusive thoughts, images and impulses that are similar in content to clinical obsessions and are difficult to control, have an internal origin, and interrupt ongoing activity (Clark & de Silva, 1985; Freeston, Ladouceur, Thibodeau, & Gagnon, 1991; Purdon & Clark, 1993, 1994; Rachman & de Silva, 1978; Salkovskis & Harrison, 1984). If intentional control over unwanted thoughts is problematic even in the best of situations, there are a number of psychopathological conditions where a breakdown in mental control is a key complaint.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.35 of 5 – based on 32 votes