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Author Moorey, Stirling.

Title Cognitive behaviour therapy for people with cancer / by Stirling Moorey and Steven Greer
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 208 pages) : illustrations
Contents The Psychology of Cancer -- What people with cancer feel -- A cognitive model of adjustment to cancer -- Can cognitive behaviour therapy improve quality of life? -- Can psychological therapy affect duration of survival? -- Cognitive Behaviour Therapy -- The therapy session -- Experiencing and expressing emotions in adjuvant psychological therapy -- Behavioural techniques -- Cognitive techniques II: Applications of cognitive techniques to common problems -- Working with couples -- Advanced and terminal illness -- Group therapy -- Coping with Cancer -- Thinking Errors -- Weekly Activity Schedule -- Thought Record -- Mental Adjustment to Cancer Scale -- Courtauld Emotional Control Scale -- Cancer Coping Questionnaire -- Cancer Concerns Checklist
Summary Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) has established itself as the psychological treatment of choice for many conditions. It offers a brief, convincing, common sense approach to the emotional problems faced by people with cancer, and there is considerable evidence for its effectiveness. Since the first edition of this book in 1989 (published as "Psychological Therapy for Patients with Cancer") there have been many developments in cognitive therapy and psycho-oncology which have been incorporated in the new edition. The current evidence for the effect of psychological state on survival and the efficacy of CBT in cancer is reviewed. Using a cognitive behavioural model to understand reactions to cancer, the authors present cognitive, behavioural, emotional and interpersonal interventions to help people adjust to the threat to their life and their view of themselves. Case examples illustrate how these techniques are used to reduce anxiety and depression, induce a fighting spirit, teach effective coping skills and develop open communication between patients and their partners.; Mental health professionals working in oncology and health care professionals interested in psychological management will find this a useful source for psychological techniques that can be applied in a busy clinical setting. The others book also published by Oxford University Press are: "Science and Practice of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy", edited by David Clark and Christopher Fairburn; and "Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Psychiatric Problems" edited by Keith Hawton, Paul Salkovskis, Joan Kirk and David Clark
Notes Previously published as Adjuvant psychological therapy for patients with Cancer by Butterworth Heineman (1989)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-201) and index
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Subject Cancer -- Psychological aspects.
Cognitive therapy.
Neoplasms -- psychology.
Neoplasms -- therapy.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy -- methods.
Form Electronic book
Author Greer, S. (Steven)
ISBN 1281015520
1417599545 (electronic bk.)
9781417599547 (electronic bk.)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)
OTHER TI Adjuvant psychological therapy for patients with Cancer