Providing an accessible and thorough overview of the practice of CBT within mental health care, this new edition has been updated to include:
Revised chapters on the therapeutic relationship and case formulation; New material on personality disorders and bipolar disorder; New material on working with diversity; Content on the multidisciplinary context of CBT, the service user perspective, CBT from a holistic perspective; Developments within the cognitive behavioral psychotherapies; Continuous professional development for the CBT practitioner; Photocopiable worksheets linked to case studies
Already a tried-and-tested guide for trainee psychologists and psychotherapists, as well as clinicians in mental health services and private practices, this text is also of value to practitioners who need refresher courses in CBT.
Chapter 5: Depression
Introduction: The Nature of Depression
Estimates of the frequency rates of clinical depression vary, but tend to range between 3% and 16% of the total population (Andrade et al., 2003). The World Health Organisation predicts that it will become the disorder accounting for the highest burden of ill health in ...