Cognitive Therapy of Personality Disorders, Second Edition
|Author||: Aaron T. Beck|
|Publisher||: Guilford Press|
|Total Pages||: 709|
|Rating||: 4/5 (907 Downloads)|
Download or read book Cognitive Therapy of Personality Disorders, Second Edition written by Aaron T. Beck and published by Guilford Press. This book was released on 2003-09-26 with total page 709 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This landmark work was the first to present a cognitive framework for understanding and treating personality disorders. Part I lays out the conceptual, empirical, and clinical foundations of effective work with this highly challenging population, reviews cognitive aspects of Axis II disorders, and delineates general treatment principles. In Part II, chapters detail the process of cognitive-behavioral therapy for each of the specific disorders, review the clinical literature, guide the therapist through diagnosis and case conceptualization, and demonstrate the nuts and bolts of cognitive intervention.