Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-362) and index.
CBT for Chronic Illness and Palliative Care; Contents; About the Authors; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I: The Workbook: The Cognitive Behavioural Approach; Part II: The Issues: Some Psychological Problems; Part III: The Toolkit: CBT Methods in Practice; References; Index.
There is a growing awareness of the need to address the psychological distress associated with physical ill health; however, current resources are limited and difficult to access. The best way to tackle the issue is by enhancing the skills of those professionals who have routine contact with them. CBT provides the evidence-based skills that most readily meet these requirements in a time and cost efficient manner. Based on materials prepared for a Cancer Network sponsored training programme and modified to address the needs of a larger client population of people experiencing psychological dist.