A Practical Approach to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for by Manju Mehta, Rajesh Sagar

By Manju Mehta, Rajesh Sagar

This quantity discusses adolescent psychological overall healthiness matters in non-Western contexts and events, starting from universal psychological problems to development lifestyles abilities. It combines prior literature and empirical paintings on a variety of issues to supply a finished account of cognitive behaviour remedy (CBT) for children. the amount covers a large spectrum of stipulations, starting from nervousness to affective problems and different linked problems. It supplies a realistic advisor to the administration of issues with particular concentrate on case vignettes, outlining consultation information and particular recommendations for use during the intervention plan. a close appendix elaborating a number of CBT ideas is integrated within the quantity. It presumes a simple realizing and coaching in psychological well-being care and psychotherapy and comes in handy for pros: psychologists, counsellors, paediatricians and different practitioners within the box of psychological healthiness. it's also valuable as a textual content for classes in wellbeing and fitness psychology, scientific psychology, adolescent drugs and adolescent psychology.

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Assertiveness skills training involves training in refusal, requesting skills, accepting positive or commendatory feedback. In adolescents, assertiveness is particularly important for resisting peer pressure for risky behaviours such as sexual behaviours or substances. PSST (D’Zurilla 1986): The absence of adequate problem-solving skills often results in the build-up of stressful states and subsequently anxiety and depression. Problem-solving skills are particularly helpful in adolescents who experience various sources of stress such as academic, peer-related and family.

Mindfulness-based approaches with children and adolescents: a preliminary review of current research in an emergent field. Journal of Child and Family Studies. 1007/ s10826-009-9282-x. , & Harrington, R. (2004). Systematic review of the efficacy of cognitive behaviour therapies for childhood and adolescent disorders. The British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 43, 421–436. , & Denney, D. R. (1976). Applied relaxation as training in self-control. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 23(3), 183–189.

Sudhir in dealing with OCD in adolescents. While it is the most recommended treatment for OCD, clinicians document the difficulties in implementing CBT for this disorder, due to poor compliance, attrition, difficulties in belief modification and family accommodation that maintains the symptoms. A typical CBT protocol for OCD includes a detailed phase of education and socialization to the CB model, exposure and response prevention (EXP/RP), along with cognitive restructuring for handling beliefs related to performance of compulsions, reducing family accommodation and proxy compulsions (March and Mulle 1998; Mehta 1990) and behavioural interventions such as modelling and shaping which help develop appropriate coping behaviours and in enhancing compliance with EX/RP.

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