Part 1: Theoretical Foundations and General Practice GuidelinesIntroduction to Part 1Chapter 1: IntroductionChapter 2: Overview of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Chapter 3: The Psychological Complexities of Chronic Illness and ImpairmentChapter 4: The Initial Assessment and Orientation to Cognitive Behavioral TherapyChapter 5: The Subsequent Sessions of Cognitive Behavioral TherapyChapter 6: Introduction to the Techniques of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Chapter 7: Techniques for Addressing Maladaptive Cognitions that are UnrealisticChapter 8: Techniques for Addressing Realistic but Maladaptive Cognitions Chapter 9: Behavioral ApproachesChapter 10: Unique Features of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Clients with Chronic Conditions
Part 2: Related KnowledgeIntroduction to Part 2Chapter 11: Believing in Empathy: The Need for a Novel Approach Chapter 12: Instilling Hope in People with Chronic Conditions Chapter 13: Overcoming Motivational Dilemmas in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Part 3: Specific Applications of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Fatigue, Pain, Sleep Disorders, and Gastrointestinal DysfunctionIntroduction to Part 3Chapter 14: Fatigue: Subtypes, Prevalence, and Associated ConditionsChapter 15: Cognitive Behavioral Assessment and Treatment Outcomes for Chronic Fatigue: The Case of NinaChapter 16: Pain: Subtypes, Prevalence, and Associated ConditionsChapter 17: Cognitive Behavioral Assessment and Treatment Outcomes for Chronic Pain: The Case of PauletteChapter 18: Sleep Dysfunction: Diagnostic Categories, Prevalence, and Associated ConditionsChapter 19: Cognitive Behavioral Assessment and Treatment Outcomes for Sleep Dysfunction: The Case of CurtisChapter 20: Gastrointestinal Dysfunction: Diagnostic Categories, Prevalence, and Associated ConditionsChapter 21: Cognitive Behavioral Assessment and Treatment Outcomes for Gastrointestinal Dysfunction: The Case of Alex
This book is a guide for clinicians who deal with chronic illness in a variety of forms, whether in a hospital or an office setting. It focuses on the main treatment modes of CBT and a more generally integrative type of therapy and aims to provide theoretical orientations and review treatment modalities and the ways in which they can be utilized. The illnesses addressed include chronic pain, fatigue, sleep dysfunction, and digestive dysfunction. The book includes a section on special problems associated with chronic illness and discusses ways to deal with the specific symptoms of high profile chronic illness.