Readership: All members
of the mental health team - psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, nurses, therapists, social workers. It will also be of interest to self-help organizations and members of patient support groups. Academics interested in abnormal psychology.
Stanley Rachman, Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
"This book is essential reading for clinicians working in mental health settings. It would also be of interest to trainee clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, nurses, occupational therapists and social workers. I will most certainly use this manual, which is a most welcome volume and great contribution to the practice of CBT." - Psychological Medicine, Vol 34
". . . a welcome addition to the treatment strategies clinicians can employ in managing patients with obsessions . . . This is a gem of a book and will be extrememly helpful for therapists." - International Review of Psychiatry
"Stanley Rachman is a gifted speaker and writer and The Treatment of Obsessions is a good proof of these qualities.
He presents a clear and succinct account of the topic in his simple and elegant style." - Human Nature Review, Volume 3
2: Background and Rationale
3: Assessment Procedures
4: Treatment - Stage 1
5: Treatment - Stage 2
6: Dealing with Self-Defeating Safety Behaviour
8: How to Assess Progress and Deal with Problems
9: Therapist's Tool Kit
10: Case Illustrations