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Back to Life, Back to Normality: Cognitive Therapy, Recovery and Psychosis

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Original price $34.95
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Author: Douglas Turkington

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10: 0521699568
ISBN 13: 978-0521699563

• Written specifically with sufferers and carers in mind, to help them understand and apply the basic concepts of cognitive therapy for psychosis. • Illustrates what it is like to have common psychosis and how people's lives can be restored using therapy. • Increases understanding of how the psychosis started, and the factors that worsen symptoms or increase the likelihood of relapse. • Helps the sufferer learn how to control symptoms and delay or prevent relapse. • Includes features and exercises to help sufferers explore their own beliefs and feelings to reflect on the way they cope. • Helps carers know what to say and what to do. • Provides a resource for mental health professionals working with patients, to introduce the approach, support ongoing therapy and make the most efficient use of appointment time.