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Cbt For Those At Risk Of A First Episode Psychosis

Author : Mark van der Gaag
ISBN : 9781135052690
Genre : Psychology
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Can severe mental illness be prevented by early intervention? Mental illness is highly prevalent in the general population and has its onset mostly in adolescence and young adulthood. Early intervention usually leads to improved prognosis. This book describes a newly developed, evidence based cognitive behavioural intervention that can be used by clinicians to treat the precursor symptoms of psychosis and other severe mental illness. CBT for those at risk of a First Episode Psychosis offers a detailed new psychotherapy that has been shown to reduce the chance of transition to a first psychotic episode and to improve the chance for recovery. This encompasses: Psycho-education about prepsychotic symptoms A review of literature about psychological processes that are known to play a role in the development of psychosis A comprehensive manual – illustrated by numerous clinical vignettes - that can be used to treat help-seeking subjects with an increased risk of developing psychosis. Links to online resources and exercises to be used in therapy and education. A description of the multicentre randomized clinical trial investigating this new psychotherapy. The vast collective experience and expertise of the authors of this handbook results in an invaluable text for clinicians working in mental health care, as well as students, lecturers and researchers who have an interest in the prevention of schizophrenia and other severe mental illness.

Cbt For Psychosis

Author : Roger Hagen
ISBN : 9781136837975
Genre : Psychology
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This book offers a new approach to understanding and treating psychotic symptoms using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). CBT for Psychosis shows how this approach clears the way for a shift away from a biological understanding and towards a psychological understanding of psychosis. Stressing the important connection between mental illness and mental health, further topics of discussion include: the assessment and formulation of psychotic symptoms how to treat psychotic symptoms using CBT CBT for specific and co-morbid conditions CBT of bipolar disorders. This book brings together international experts from different aspects of this fast developing field and will be of great interest to all mental health professionals working with people suffering from psychotic symptoms.

Early Detection And Cognitive Therapy For People At High Risk Of Developing Psychosis

Author : Paul French
ISBN : 9780470863169
Genre : Psychology
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Written with clinicians in mind, this book demonstrates the use of Cognitive Behavior Therapy with individuals who are at risk of developing psychosis. Divided into three parts, the book opens with the background to the clinical trial including the rationale for the early intervention strategy, assessment strategies to identify "at risk" groups, and a review of prevention strategies. In Part II the focus is on the application of cognitive therapy for this group. Part III examines strategies for change, as well as specific issues including social isolation and relapse prevention.

Psychological Interventions In Early Psychosis

Author : John F. M. Gleeson
ISBN : 9780470020630
Genre : Psychology
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Psychological Interventions in Early Psychosis provides a comprehensive overview of the emerging research and clinical evidence base for psychological treatments across the phases of early psychosis. Beginning with identified at-risk young people, the text continues through to those in acute and recovery phases, to the needs of patients with persistent symptoms. This practical treatment handbook: draws upon the expertise of several internationally recognised clinical and research programs integrates reviews of the relevant research literature with illustrative case examples covers critical issues for the clinician in focal chapters on suicide prevention, comorbid cannabis abuse, and family work describes several modalities of treatment, such as multi-family psychoeducation, group work, psychodynamic and cognitive behavioural approaches. Specialist early psychosis services are developing rapidly worldwide. Psychological Interventions in Early Psychosis will be an essential resource for clinicians and service leaders alike.

Cognitive Therapy Of Schizophrenia

Author : David G. Kingdon
ISBN : 9781606237717
Genre : Psychology
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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.

Early Detection And Intervention In Psychosis

Author : A. Riecher-Rössler
ISBN : 9783318056211
Genre : Psychology
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This new volume reviews early detection approaches and possible subsequent interventions for psychosis. After introductory chapters, various methods for early detection not only in adults, but also adolescents are described. In this context, the validity of the psychosis high-risk state is debated along with whether early detection is indeed helpful, or actually stigmatizing, for the patient. Further contributions review neuroimaging, including structural and functional MRI, as well as pattern recognition methods and measurement of connectivity abnormalities. Neurocognitive and neurophysiological assessments are also discussed in detail. The last part focuses on early intervention for emerging psychosis, including psychological methods, non-pharmacological substances and pharmacological treatments. Overall conclusions and future perspectives are provided in a final chapter. This book is a state-of-the-art review of current options. It is important reading for researchers and clinicians faced with recognizing and treating psychosis in the most timely and effective manner possible.

Psychosis And Schizophrenia In Children And Young People

Author : National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health (Great Britain)
ISBN : 1908020601
Genre : Medical
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There is a worse prognosis for psychosis and schizophrenia when onset is in childhood or adolescence. This text emphasises early recognition and assessment of possible symptoms, offering comprehensive advice. It reviews the evidence of across the care pathway, encompassing access to and delivery of services, experience of care, psychological and pharmaceutical interventions, and more.

Cbt For Schizophrenia

Author : Craig Steel
ISBN : 9781118321355
Genre : Psychology
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Informed by the latest clinical research, this is the first book to assemble a range of evidence-based protocols for treating the varied presentations associated with schizophrenia through Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Deals with a wide range of discrete presentations associated with schizophrenia, such as command hallucinations, violent behaviour or co-morbid post-traumatic stress disorder Covers work by the world's leading clinical researchers in this field Includes illustrative case material in each chapter

Schizophrenia Bulletin

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ISBN : OSU:32435075333070
Genre : Schizophrenia
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Comprehensive Care Of Schizophrenia

Author : Jeffrey A. Lieberman
ISBN : 9780195388015
Genre : Medical
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The second edition of this popular volume has been thoroughly updated, offering new information on the advances in research and management since the publication of the first edition a decade ago.

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