Free yourself from depression [electronic resource] : Be Your Own Therapist. Colin Sutherland.
- ISBN: 9781848392113 (sound recording)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (3 audio files) : digital
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: Chichester : Summersdale Publishers Ltd, 2009.
|General Note:|| Unabridged.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Narrator: Vicky Edwards.
|Summary, etc.:|| Depression costs the UK economy £17 billion each year. NICE (National Institute for Clinical Excellence) identifies Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) as the best treatment since it is as effective as drugs but with a much lower relapse rate. In the face of an acute shortage of therapists, this book aims to teach people the main principles of CBT and similar talking therapies to allow them to deal effectively with their own problems. This book sets users practical, well-defined tasks so they fully understand how to use these ideas.All the activities are based on five well-tested principles:We can control the way we think - based on Aaron Beck's work on ANTS (Automatic Negative Thoughts), how to challenge negative thoughts and replace them with positive ones - an important tool in depression when negative thoughts can be particularly catastrophicGood relationships are vital to our well-being - how to consider your skills in this area and make changes so as to...
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