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Advances in Cognitive—Behavioral Research and Therapy - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780120106042, 9781483265261

Advances in Cognitive—Behavioral Research and Therapy

1st Edition

Volume 4

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Editor: Philip C. Kendall
eBook ISBN: 9781483265261
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 15th February 1985
Page Count: 358
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Advances in Cognitive–Behavioral Research and Therapy, Volume 4 comprises a diversity of advances in cognitive—behavioral research and practice. This book discusses the origin of memories, predicting depression, and attributional bias in aggressive children. The context goodness of fit model of adjustment, role of cognition in behavioral medicine, elaboration likelihood model of persuasion, and personal constructs in clinical practice are also deliberated in this text. This publication is valuable to researchers and clinicians concerned with cognition and behavior.

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Contents of Previous Volumes

The Origin of Memories

I. Reality Monitoring

II. A Multiple-Entry, Modular Memory System


Predicting Depression: A Cognitive-Behavioral Perspective

I. Beck's Cognitive Distortion Model of Depression

II. Attributional Models of Depression

III. Cognitive Aspects of Life Stress Models of Depression

IV. New Directions for Depression Vulnerability Research

V. A Cognitive-Environmental Perspective on Depression

VI. Conclusion


Attributional Bias in Aggressive Children

I. The Social Problems of Aggressive Children

II. Studies of Attributional Biases

III. Hypothesized Mechanisms of Action in Inducing Attributional Biases

IV. Clinical Implications

V. Theoretical Implications and Limitations


A Person-Context Goodness of Fit Model of Adjustment

I. Theoretical Bases of the Goodness of Fit Model

II. Support for the Goodness of Fit Model from Performance and Satisfaction Research

III. Support for the Goodness of Fit Model from Research on Stress and Coping

IV. Support for the Goodness of Fit Model from Research on Temperament

V. Prescriptions for Assessment

VI. Possible Interventions

VII. Conclusions


The Role of Cognition in Behavioral Medicine

I. Introduction

II. The Development of Behavioral Medicine

III. Cognition in Personality and Clinical Research

IV. Role of Cognition in Intervention and Prevention Research

V. Future Directions


Processes of Social Influence: The Elaboration Likelihood Model of Persuasion

I. Self-Persuasion

II. The Elaboration Likelihood Model

III. Evidence for the Two Routes to Persuasion

IV. Consequences of High versus Low Elaboration Likelihood

V. Beyond Simple Tests of the Elaboration Likelihood Model

VI. Applications


Personal Constructs in Clinical Practice

I. A Reintroduction to Personal Construct Theory

II. Mapping Psychological Space

III. Clinical Conditions from a Constructivist View

IV. Personal Constructs in Psychotherapy

V. Personal Construct Theory and the Cognitive Therapies: Assimilation or Accommodation?




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