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11. Treatment

11. Treatment  

Daniel Freeman and Jason Freeman

in Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2012
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10.1093/actrade/9780199567157.003.0011
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‘Treatments’ considers the treatments available for anxiety disorders. The two types of treatment are psychological therapy — principally cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and medication. ... More
1. What is psychotherapy and who is it for?

1. What is psychotherapy and who is it for?  

Tom Burns and Eva Burns‐Lundgren

in Psychotherapy: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2015
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10.1093/actrade/9780199689361.003.0001
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Psychotherapy involves using an agreed relationship between a trained practitioner and a patient to obtain relief from emotional suffering. Most Western psychotherapies are based on talking ... More
4. Time-limited psychotherapy

4. Time-limited psychotherapy  

Tom Burns and Eva Burns‐Lundgren

in Psychotherapy: A Very Short Introduction

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For many therapists and patients, short-term therapies are now the treatments of choice. ‘Time-limited psychotherapy’ describes three time-limited psychotherapies that have emerged with ... More
6. Cognitive behaviour therapy

6. Cognitive behaviour therapy  

Tom Burns and Eva Burns‐Lundgren

in Psychotherapy: A Very Short Introduction

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Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) brings together the strengths of behaviour therapy and cognitive therapy. ‘Cognitive behaviour therapy’ identifies three layers of thinking in CBT theory: ... More
2. Theories of anxiety

2. Theories of anxiety  

Daniel Freeman and Jason Freeman

in Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction

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‘Theories of anxiety’ looks at four key perspectives on anxiety. Firstly, Freud's views on psychoanalysis. Behavioural theories were led by John Broadus Watson's experiments on behaviourism ... More
4. Models of depression

4. Models of depression  

Mary Jane Tacchi and Jan Scott

in Depression: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2017
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9780191785788
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10.1093/actrade/9780199558650.003.0004
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Epidemiological studies of depression give important insights into populations at higher risk of depression, but not everyone in certain high-risk circumstances will develop a clinical ... More
4. Frameworks used by clinical psychologists

4. Frameworks used by clinical psychologists  

Susan Llewelyn and Katie Aafjes-van Doorn

in Clinical Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

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‘Frameworks used by clinical psychologists’ looks at the theoretical ideas and concepts that underpin the application of the competencies that clinical psychologists develop. All ... More
Schizophrenia: A Very Short Introduction

Schizophrenia: A Very Short Introduction  

Chris Frith and Eve C. Johnstone

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May 2003
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9780191775529
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10.1093/actrade/9780192802217.001.0001
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Schizophrenia: A Very Short Introduction considers a common mental disorder that has a devastating effect on sufferers and their families. While patients typically hear voices ... More
Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction

Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction  

Daniel Freeman and Jason Freeman

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Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction explains what anxiety is, why it is a normal and vital part of our emotional life, and the factors that cause it. Are we born with fears or ... More
5. Phobias

5. Phobias  

Daniel Freeman and Jason Freeman

in Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction

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‘phobias’ opens with a precise definition as defined by the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) to distinguish phobias from fear. ... More
9. Obsessive-compulsive disorder

9. Obsessive-compulsive disorder  

Daniel Freeman and Jason Freeman

in Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction

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Obsessions in obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) are upsetting and unwanted thoughts, images, and impulses that constantly recur. So distressing are they that people with OCD use a variety ... More
6. Current controversies, future directions

6. Current controversies, future directions  

Mary Jane Tacchi and Jan Scott

in Depression: A Very Short Introduction

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Some people believe depression is massively over-diagnosed, some believe it to be an understandable reaction to life that should not be medicalized or treated, and some view depression as a ... More
1. Clinical psychologists at work

1. Clinical psychologists at work  

Susan Llewelyn and Katie Aafjes-van Doorn

in Clinical Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

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Clinical psychologists aim to offer psychological help to those who are unhappy or struggling with certain aspects of their lives, or those who are ill, especially when their mental health ... More
2. From the cradle to the grave

2. From the cradle to the grave  

Susan Llewelyn and Katie Aafjes-van Doorn

in Clinical Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

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Clinical psychologists work with an enormous variety of people and ‘From the cradle to the grave’ provides examples of clients taken from all ages and from all walks and stages of life. It ... More
3. Tools of the trade

3. Tools of the trade  

Susan Llewelyn and Katie Aafjes-van Doorn

in Clinical Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

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Clinical psychologists have a set of competencies, rather like tools in a toolbox, which they learn during training and then develop further throughout their professional careers. ‘Tools of ... More
1. What is learning?

1. What is learning?  

Mark Haselgrove

in Learning: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2016
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Jul 2016
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9780191785412
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10.1093/actrade/9780199688364.003.0001
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Learning is a phenomenon that can be observed across the animal kingdom. ‘What is learning?’ considers the properties and principles of a number of different types of learning across a ... More
8. Psychotherapy now and in the future

8. Psychotherapy now and in the future  

Tom Burns and Eva Burns‐Lundgren

in Psychotherapy: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2015
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9780199689361
Psychotherapy has reached into almost every aspect of our lives—how we treat the mentally ill, how we understand our relationships, our appreciation of art and artists, and even how we ... More
Psychotherapy: A Very Short Introduction

Psychotherapy: A Very Short Introduction  

Tom Burns and Eva Burns-Lundgren  (ed.)

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Jan 2015
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10.1093/actrade/9780199689361.001.0001
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9780199689361
Psychotherapy: A Very Short Introduction traces the development of psychotherapy from its origins in Freud’s psychoanalysis to the range of different approaches—counselling, ... More
Clinical Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

Clinical Psychology: A Very Short Introduction  

Susan Llewelyn and Katie Aafjes-van Doorn

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Apr 2017
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Apr 2017
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9780191815690
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10.1093/actrade/9780198753896.001.0001
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9780198753896
Clinical psychology makes a significant contribution to mental healthcare worldwide. Clinical Psychology: A Very Short Introduction provides insights into the world of clinical ... More
8. The importance of schizophrenia

8. The importance of schizophrenia  

Christopher Frith and Eve Johnstone

in Schizophrenia: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2003
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9780191775529
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10.1093/actrade/9780192802217.003.0008
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9780192802217
‘The importance of schizophrenia’ argues that, over the last 100 years, the scientific understanding of severe mental illnesses has increased dramatically. We nevertheless continue to fear ... More

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