Symptoms of Psychosis: A Handbook for Understanding, Assessment, Therapy and Management, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Symptoms of Psychosis

A Handbook for Understanding, Assessment, Therapy and Management, 1st Edition

By Emma Williams

Edited by Adrian Coxell

Routledge

240 pages

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Paperback: 9780863888168
pub: 2012-06-30
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This is a practical and comprehensive guide for Mental Health professionals who treat clients with psychosis. Symptoms addressed include hallucinations, delusions and negative symptoms as well as a range of co-morbid presentations including anxiety, stress, PTSD, OCD and mood disturbance. Understanding such symptoms is assisted by consideration of relevant research to aid clinician understanding, use of CBT models of psychotic symptoms and description of key issues. This title includes step-by-step guidance for formulation and the treatment for each symptom including worked case examples and detailed practice notes. Client handouts and guides to understanding and treatment are also provided. Contents of this title include: Delusions, Hallucinations, Negative symptoms, Stress and psychosis, Co-morbid mental health problems, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Social Anxiety, Obsessional compulsive Disorder, and Mood disturbance.

Table of Contents

A practical and comprehensive guide for Mental Health professionals who treat clients with psychosis. Symptoms addressed include hallucinations, delusions and negative symptoms as well as a range of co-morbid presentations including anxiety, stress, PTSD, OCD and mood disturbance. Understanding such symptoms is assisted by consideration of relevant research to aid clinician understanding, use of CBT models of psychotic symptoms and descriptions of key issues. The resource includes step-by-step guidance for formulation and the treatment for each symptom including worked case examples and detailed practice notes. Client handouts and guides to understanding and treatment are also provided. Contents: Delusions, Hallucinations, Negative symptoms, Stress and psychosis, Co-morbid mental health problems, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Social Anxiety, Obsessional compulsive Disorder, Mood disturbance.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY007000
PSYCHOLOGY / Clinical Psychology
PSY028000
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy / General