Cognitive behavioural therapy with older people : interventions for those with and without dementia /
Ian Andrew James.
London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2010.
256 p. : ill.
9781849051002 (alk. paper)
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London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2010.
9781849051002 (alk. paper)
contents note
Patients' presentations and how CBT helps -- Adapting therapy for older people -- Cognitive changes, executive functioning, working memory and scripts : their relevance to therapeutic engagement -- Assessment -- Case formulation -- Change techniques -- A case study in depression : Mary -- Assessing and developing clinical competence -- Use of psychotherapy in the treatment of challenging behaviours in care facilities : a staff-centred, person-focused approach.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Ian Andrew James is Head of Newcastle Challenging Behaviour Service and Consultant Clinical Psychologist for Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Trust. Having graduated in Psychology from the University of Aberdeen, he undertook a PhD in Cognitive Psychology at Lancaster University. After completing his clinical training at Newcastle University, he spent four years at Newcastle Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies Centre, undertaking work on therapeutic competence. Ian Andrew James has published extensively in the field of mental health, training and clinical supervision, and is a regular speaker at national and international conferences. He is a lecturer on the Clinical Psychology course at Newcastle University, and now focuses on applying therapy to people with dementia.
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Bowker Data Service Summary
The development of 'ageless' mental health services means that an increasing number of clinicians now need to work with older people. Cognitive behavioural therapy is recognized by all recent meta-analyses as the most effective therapy. This book is a detailed guide to using CBT with older people both with & without cognitive difficulties.
Main Description
The development of 'ageless' mental health services means that an increasing number of clinicians are now required to work with older people. Cognitive behavioural therapy is recognised by all recent meta-analyses as the most effective therapy, yet few clinicians are trained specifically in its usage with the elderly.
Main Description
This book is the first ever detailed guide to using CBT with older people both with and without cognitive difficulties, and reviews its use in different settings, covering both conceptual and practical perspectives.
Table of Contents
Introductionp. 11
Introductionp. 11
Partitioning - Parts 1 to 3p. 11
Patients' Presentations and How GBT Helpsp. 17
Introductionp. 17
Nature of the mood disordersp. 18
Nature of standard CBTp. 23
Working with people in non-standardised CBT formatsp. 29
Conclusionp. 31
Adapting Therapy for Older Peoplep. 32
Introductionp. 32
Two-dimensional framework for categorising presentationsp. 33
Conclusionp. 41
Cognitive Changes, Executive Functioning, Working Memory and Scripts: Their Relevance to Therapeutic Engagementp. 43
Introductionp. 43
Cognitive changesp. 45
Executive dysfunctioningp. 46
Working memoryp. 49
Actions of scriptsp. 50
Conclusionp. 54
Assessmentp. 57
Introductionp. 57
Assessment protocolp. 58
Cautions regarding the assessment processp. 68
Measuresp. 71
Conclusionp. 76
Case Formulationp. 77
Introductionp. 77
Nature of formulationsp. 78
Formulations with older peoplep. 83
Review of formulation approaches used with older peoplep. 86
Choice of formulationp. 97
Cautions regarding use of formulationsp. 99
Conclusionp. 100
Change Techniquesp. 101
Introductionp. 101
Nature of changep. 102
Change strategiesp. 104
Process issues associated with change techniquesp. 112
Modifying core beliefsp. 113
Cognitive change with the continuum techniquep. 118
Conclusionp. 122
A Case Study in Depression: Maryp. 125
Introductionp. 125
Overview of the casep. 125
Review of the work undertaken with Maryp. 129
Conclusionp. 140
Assessing and Developing Clinical Competencep. 141
Introductionp. 141
The Cognitive Therapy Scale-Revisedp. 142
Conclusionp. 160
Use of Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Challenging Behaviours in Care Facilities: A Staff-Centred, Person-Focused Approachp. 161
Introductionp. 161
Description of the NCBS and its treatment philosophyp. 164
Overview of the casep. 165
Protocol of the Newcastle approachp. 172
Process and structural features of the assessment phasep. 172
Information Sharing Session (ISS) and goal-setting processp. 178
Formulationp. 179
Treatment and outcomep. 183
Reflectionsp. 185
Concluding Commentsp. 187
Introductionp. 187
Working with carersp. 187
Alternative models to CBT in the treatment of depressionp. 191
IAPT: Provision of mental health services for older peoplep. 197
Concluding comments and reflectionsp. 199
Disorder-Specific Conceptual Modelsp. 202
CTS-R Training Manual for Promoting Therapeutic Competencep. 207
Referencesp. 238
Subject Indexp. 249
Author Indexp. 254
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