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Title Cognitive therapy for command hallucinations : an advanced practical companion / Alan Meaden [and others]
Published London ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2013


Description 1 online resource (xx, 328 pages) : illustrations
Contents Front Cover; Cognitive Therapy for Command Hallucinations; Copyright Page; Contents; List of appendices; List of figures; List of tables; Notes on the cover art; Preface; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction and overview; 1. CTCH Level 1: Assessment and engagement; 2. CTCH Level 2: Promoting control; 3. CTCH Level 3: Socialising the client into the cognitive model and developing the formulation; 4. CTCH Level 4: Reframing and disputing power, omniscience and compliance beliefs; 5. CTCH Level 5: Reducing safety behaviours and compliance
6. CTCH Level 6: Raising the power of the individual7. CTCH Level 7: Addressing beliefs about voiceidentity, meaning and purpose; 8. CTCH Level 8: Addressing the psychological originsof command hallucinations: working with coreschemas; 9. Ending therapy and promoting longer term change; 10. Special issues; 11. Future directions in CTCH; Appendices; References; Index
Summary Auditory hallucinations rank amongst the most treatment resistant symptoms of schizophrenia, with command hallucinations being the most distressing, high risk and treatment resistant of all. This new work provides clinicians with a detailed guide, illustrating in depth the techniques and strategies developed for working with command hallucinations. Woven throughout with key cases and clinical examples, Cognitive Therapy for Command Hallucinations clearly demonstrates how these techniques can be applied in a clinical setting. Strategies and solutions for overcoming therapeutic
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-322) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Auditory hallucinations -- Treatment
Cognitive therapy.
Auditory hallucinations -- Treatment -- Case studies
Cognitive therapy -- Case studies
Hallucinations -- therapy
Hallucinations -- rehabilitation
Hallucinations -- prevention & control
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy -- methods
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
PSYCHOLOGY -- Psychotherapy -- General.
Cognitive therapy
Genre/Form Case studies
Form Electronic book
Author Meaden, Alan, 1961-
ISBN 9781136200953