Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Guide for Clinicians (Paperback)Philip Kinsella (author)
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Chronic fatigue syndrome is a common and disabling condition characterised by fatigue, muscle pain, sleep disturbances and other physical and psychological symptoms that cause a considerable amount of distress and suffering. This book provides a practical guide for clinicians on how to treat chronic fatigue syndrome using cognitive behaviour therapy approaches.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome attempts to make sense of the illness, and describes how cognitive behavioural therapy can help patients by working with their environment, emotions, and behaviour to improve their physical condition. Topics covered include:principles of cognitive behavioural therapyassessing patients with chronic fatigue syndromehelping patients with emotional issues and other maintenance factorsusing cognitive behavioural therapy alongside other approaches.
Aimed at practitioners, this book will provide essential guidance for cognitive behavioural therapists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, and other clinicians who work in this rapidly expanding field.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 184
Weight: 340 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 mm
"Philip Kinsella's book lives up to its promises by providing a research-informed guide for clinicians" - Journal of Psychosomatic Research 67 (2009) 181-182