The Clinician s Guide to Treating Health Anxiety

The Clinician's Guide to Treating Health Anxiety: Diagnosis, Mechanisms, and Effective Treatment provides mental health professionals with methods to better identify patients with health anxiety, the basic skills to manage it, and ways to successfully adapt cognitive behavioral therapy to treat it. The book features structured diagnostic instruments that can be used for assessment, while also underscoring the importance of conducting a comprehensive functional analysis of the patient's problems. Sections cover refinements in assessment and treatment methods and synthesize existing literature on etiology and maintenance mechanisms. Users will find an in-depth look at who develops health anxiety, what the behavioral and cognitive mechanisms that contribute to it are, why it persists in patients, and how it can be treated. Provides clinicians with tools to better identify, manage and treat health anxiety Outlines a step-by-step behavioral treatment program Looks at the similarities and differences between health anxiety and other anxiety disorders Reviews self-report instruments that can be used to measure health anxiety on a dimensional scale Includes information about recent diagnostic changes according to DSM-5

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  • Author : Erik Hedman-Lagerlöf
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 400 pages
  • ISBN : 0128118067
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The Clinician's Guide to Treating Health Anxiety

The Clinician's Guide to Treating Health Anxiety
  • Author : Erik Hedman-Lagerlöf
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 February 2019
GET THIS BOOKThe Clinician's Guide to Treating Health Anxiety

The Clinician's Guide to Treating Health Anxiety: Diagnosis, Mechanisms, and Effective Treatment provides mental health professionals with methods to better identify patients with health anxiety, the basic skills to manage it, and ways to successfully adapt cognitive behavioral therapy to treat it. The book features structured diagnostic instruments that can be used for assessment, while also underscoring the importance of conducting a comprehensive functional analysis of the patient's problems. Sections cover refinements in assessment and treatment methods and synthesize existing

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 21 November 2018
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  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release : 13 February 2004
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  • Publisher : New Harbinger Publications
  • Release : 01 December 2012
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The Clinician's Guide to Treating Health Anxiety

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 14 March 2019
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The Clinician's Guide to Treating Health Anxiety: Diagnosis, Mechanisms, and Effective Treatment provides mental health professionals with methods to better identify patients with health anxiety, the basic skills to manage it, and ways to successfully adapt cognitive behavioral therapy to treat it. The book features structured diagnostic instruments that can be used for assessment, while also underscoring the importance of conducting a comprehensive functional analysis of the patient’s problems. Sections cover refinements in assessment and treatment methods and synthesize

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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 09 May 2014
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 07 March 2007
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 13 October 2020
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  • Release : 01 December 2007
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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 14 July 2015
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  • Publisher : Hogrefe Publishing
  • Release : 24 January 2022
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  • Publisher : Hogrefe Publishing
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  • Release : 12 October 2012
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  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
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