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Formulation and Treatment in Clinical Health Psychology Ana V. Nikcevic

Formulation and Treatment in Clinical Health Psychology

Ana V. Nikcevic

Published August 23rd 2006
ISBN : 9781583912850
Paperback
302 pages
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How do clinicians select appropriate treatment strategies to match their clients needs?Formulation and Treatment in Clinical Health Psychology brings together leading experts in the fields of clinical health psychology and behavioural medicine withMoreHow do clinicians select appropriate treatment strategies to match their clients needs?Formulation and Treatment in Clinical Health Psychology brings together leading experts in the fields of clinical health psychology and behavioural medicine with the aim of illustrating the formulation and treatment design procedures which they employ in their specialist areas.Each chapter covers the key biopsychosocial parameters, assessment modalities, empirically based treatment strategies and formulation procedures for specific problems. Areas covered include:cognitive-behavioural case formulation in the treatment of alcohol problems psychological treatment of hypertension cognitive therapy for irritable bowel syndrome miscarriage: conceptualisation and treatment of the psychological sequelae.Case studies are employed throughout to demonstrate a link between case formulation, treatment planning and outcome.The practical guidance provided in this volume will prove invaluable for all practising clinicians working in the context of health-related problems.