Cognitive Behavioural Interventions in Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy book cover

Cognitive Behavioural Interventions in Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It presents the application of the model of cognitive behavioural intervention in the practice of physiotherapy and occupational therapy addressing a range of clinical problems with contributions from professionals who are specialists in their field. The book explains the psychological model and provides a rationale for applying CBT as a tool to strengthen physiotherapy and occupational therapy interventions. Case studies are integral to this book, highlighting the application of CBT, outlining the strategies, and illustrating the outcomes and boundaries of treatment.

Paperback, 188 Pages

Published: January 2008

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7506-8800-0


  • Introduction

    SECTION 1. CBT: The Theoretical Context

    1. Cognitive behavioural therapy: origins and developments
    2. Incorporating cognitive behaviour approaches into models of practice
    3. Biomedical links between cognitions and behaviour

    SECTION 2. CBT: Practical Application

    4. Cognitive behavioural therapy for depression
    5. Cognitive behavioural therapy for anxiety
    6. Enduring Mental Illness
    7. Cognitive behavioural approaches in the treatment of alcohol addiction
    8. Chronic pain
    9. Fibromyalgia management using cognitive-behavioural principles: a practical approach for therapists
    10. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    11. Concluding comments


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