Advances in Cognitive—Behavioral Research and Therapy

Advances in Cognitive—Behavioral Research and Therapy

Volume 4

1st Edition - February 15, 1985

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  • Editor: Philip C. Kendall
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483265261

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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.

Table of Contents

  • Contributors


    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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  • No. of pages: 358
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1985
  • Published: February 15, 1985
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483265261

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Philip C. Kendall

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