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Author Beck, Aaron T.

Title Cognitive therapy of personality disorders / Aaron T. Beck, Arthur Freeman, Denise D. Davis and associates
Edition Second edition
Published New York : Guilford Press, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 412 pages) : illustrations
Contents Overview of cognitive therapy of personality disorders -- Theory of personality disorders -- Assessment of personality disorders -- General principles and specialized techniques -- Cognitive therapy relationship with personality-disordered patients -- Paranoid personality disorder -- Schizoid and schizotypal personality disorders -- Antisocial personality disorder -- Borderline personality disorder -- Histrionic personality disorder -- Narcissistic personality disorder -- Dependent personality disorder -- Avoidant personality disorder -- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder -- Passive-aggressive personality disorder (negativistic personality disorder) -- Synthesis and prospects for the future
Summary This important work presents a cognitive framework for understanding and treating personality disorders. In one volume, Aaron T. Beck and his distinguished coauthors offer both a comprehensive overview of scientific knowledge and a detailed guide to individualized treatment. Part I lays out the conceptual, empirical, and clinical foundations of effective work with this highly challenging population, and Part II describes the process of cognitive-behavioral therapy for each of the specific disorders. Chapters demonstrate the nuts and bolts of differential diagnosis, case conceptualization, and
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-391) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cognitive therapy.
Personality disorders -- Treatment.
Personality Disorders -- therapy.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy -- methods.
Form Electronic book
Author Davis, Denise D.
Freeman, Arthur, 1942-
ISBN 1572308567 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
1593854765 (paperback; alk. paper)
159385904X (electronic bk.)
9781572308565 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
9781593854768 (paperback; alk. paper)
9781593859046 (electronic bk.)