Published August 20, 2007
by Routledge .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||167|
This book provides a practical guide for clinicians on how to treat chronic fatigue syndrome using cognitive behaviour therapy ive 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. Get this from a library! Cognitive behavioural therapy for chronic fatigue syndrome: a guide for clinicians. [Philip Kinsella] -- "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. Objectives: Cognitive behavioural therapy is commonly used to treat chronic fatigue syndrome and has been shown to be effective for reducing fatigue and improving physical functioning. METHODS: Sixty patients with chronic fatigue syndrome were randomly assigned to 13 sessions of either cognitive behavior therapy (graded activity and cognitive restructuring) or relaxation. Outcome was evaluated by using measures of functional impairment, fatigue, mood, and global improvement. RESULTS: Treatment was completed by 53 patients.
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a very common and disabling condition, in which people suffer from persistent symptoms of fatigue that are unexplained. Cognitive behaviour therapy is a psychological therapy model that is commonly used to treat a range of psychological and chronic pain conditions. This book, from CBT expert Judith Beck, the daughter of CBT founder Aaron Beck, is perhaps the best way for therapists to start learning about book walks the reader through a CBT program from determining how to treat a client to executing that treatment plan. The book also includes a thorough case study, so therapists can see what CBT looks like in action. Buy Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Guide for Clinicians 1 by Kinsella, Philip (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 2. Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is an illness characterized by a combination of symptoms and signs that have lasted six months or longer. Characteristics of this syndrome include disabling fatigue, fever, sore throat, painful lymph nodes, muscle weakness, muscle pain, after-exercise fatigue, headaches, joint pain, sleep disturbance, and neuropsychological symptoms (such as forgetfulness.
Background: Cognitive-behavioural models of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) suggest that personality factors such as perfectionism and high moral standards may contribute to the development of CFS. Aims: To investigate cognitive, behavioural and emotional processing risk factors for CFS. Method: CFS patients (n = 67) at a UK specialist clinic completed questionnaires about . Cognitive behavioural therapy is increasingly promoted as a treatment for chronic fatigue syndrome. There is limited research on informed consent using cognitive behavioural therapy in chronic fatigue syndrome. We undertook a narrative review to explore efficacy and to identify the salient information that should be disclosed to patients. Books Music Art & design The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence had not revised guidelines for chronic fatigue syndrome since although cognitive behavioural therapy. OBJECTIVE: Cognitive behavior therapy for chronic fatigue syndrome was compared with relaxation in a randomized controlled trial. METHODS: Sixty patients with chronic fatigue syndrome were randomly assigned to 13 sessions of either cognitive behavior therapy (graded activity and cognitive restructuring) or relaxation.